The First Annual Marick Press Poetry Prize Competition

24 March 2009

The First Annual Marick Press Poetry Prize competition will open for submissions on March 1, 2009. The award consists of a $1,000 cash award and publication by Marick Press.

Manuscripts must be between 48 and 80 pages in length. Poems must be original, but may have appeared in magazines, anthologies, or chapbooks. Translations are not eligible for this competition. The competition is open to all poets writing in English.

Manuscripts must be postmarked by October 15th. They must be typed and should include a table of contents. The author’s name, address, email address, and telephone number should appear on the cover sheet only. Manuscripts will not be returned and will be recycled at the end of the competition. Please include a self-addressed, stamped, business-size envelope with your submission if you wish to be notified of the results.

Manuscripts must include a $15 entry, reading, and processing fee. Checks should be made out to Marick Press. The manuscript, along with a self-addressed, stamped postcard for notification that it has been received, if so desired, should be sent to:

Marick Press Poetry Prize
P.O. Box 36253
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48236

If you send the manuscript via express mail services, the manuscript should be sent to:

Marick Press Poetry Prize
1342 Three Mile Drive
Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan 48230

Manuscripts are screened by the editorial staff, and the Marick Press Poetry Prize 2009 will be judged by Alicia Ostriker. The winner of the Marick Press Poetry Prize will be announced March 15, 2010.

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