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Nightboat Books Poetry Prize

$1,000 advance, a standard royalty contract, and 25 free copies of the published book

Event Types: Literary Arts , Artist Opportunities , Calls For Artists

Nov 1, 2022 10:00 AMNov 15, 2022 5:00 PM

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Nightboat Books Poetry Prize
Deadline: November 15, 2022

Open to poets writing in English, this prize includes a $1,000 advance, a standard royalty contract, and 25 free copies of the published book. Entry fee: $28.

ELIGIBILITY: Any poet writing in English. Previous book publication is not a consideration for eligibility. Poems published in print or on-line periodicals, anthologies, or chapbooks may be included, but the manuscript itself must be unpublished. Original work only; translations are ineligible.

FORMAT: 48 to 90 pages (suggested length, manuscripts may be longer or shorter), paginated, no more than one poem per page. Please include one title page with title only, tables of contents, and acknowledgments page.

Winner(s) will be announced by April 2023. Winning collection(s) to be published Spring 2024.

SUBMIT HERE. (We’re no longer accepting hardcopy submissions to the Nightboat Poetry Prize.)

MORE INFO: Email questions/comments to info AT, but please do not send your manuscript to this email address.

Thanks and Good Luck! We look very forward to receiving your work.

Submission Deadline: Nov 15, 2022 5:00 PM

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