For emerging poets, this contest only accepts submissions from authors with fewer than two full length collections out at the time of submission. The winning poet will be awarded $3000 and publication on Palette Poetry. Second and third place will win $300 & $200 respectively, as well as publication. The top fifteen finalists will also be recognized, and the winning poem will be selected by the editors of Palette.
- Emerging Poets only: only work from poets with no more than two full-length collections published at the time of submission.
- Submissions are open internationally, to any poet writing in English—other languages are okay to include, as long as the meat of the poem is in English.
- Simultaneous submissions accepted—just please send a note if your work is picked up elsewhere
- There is no page requirement, but submission must be no more than 3 poems. Please submit all your poems in ONE document.
- Multiple submissions accepted, but each submission will include the reading fee.
- Please include a brief cover letter with your publication history
- Review our FAQ page for frequently asked questions.
- Contest closes on October 15th, 2018.
- Entry Fee: $20