Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry & Spokane Prize for Short Fiction

2 April 2009

$2,000 Prize and Publication

Submissions are accepted between March 1 and May 15, 2009. Poetry manuscripts must be at least 48 pages, and those for short fiction at least 98 pages. Please include a $25 reading fee, payable to Eastern Washington University Press, and a SASE for notification of results.

2008 Spokane Prize
Caitlin Horrocks, This is Not Your City
Final judge Rick Bass

2008 Blue Lynx Prize
Jorn Ake, Boys Whistling like Canaries
Final judge David Wojahn

Past judges include Beckian Fritz Goldberg, John Keeble, William Kittredge, Yusef Komunyakaa, Dorianne Laux, Alberto Ríos, Jess Walter, Dara Wier, and Robert Wrigley

Complete contest guidelines are available at

Eastern Washington University Press
534 E. Spokane Falls Blvd, Suite 203
Spokane, WA 99202
Phone: (509) 368-6574
(800) 508-9095

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