Archive for November 18th, 2007

Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize

18 November 2007

The deadline for the third annual Anthony Hecht Poetry prize from Waywiser Press is December 1st, 2007. The contest is for a first or second book of poems, and the winner will receive $3000 and publication in the US and the UK . The two previous winners have been Morri Creech for his second book, “Field Knowledge,” chosen by J.D. McClatchy, and Erica Dawson for her first book, “Big-Eyed Afraid,” chosen by Mary Jo Salter. The information on submitting can be found at or by emailing