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

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