Poetry International Prize 2009

3 April 2009


A prize of $1,000 and publication in Poetry International is given annually for a single poem. Sandra Alcosser will judge.

Submit up to three poems with a $10 entry fee by April 15, 2009. (Entrants may submit additional poems for a charge of $3 per poem.) The winner will be announced on our website in the fall of 2009.


Provide your contact information & titles of all poems submitted, on the title page.
Author name and information should appear only on the title page.
No handwritten entries, please.
Please make your entry easy to read no illustrations, fancy fonts or decorative borders.
Simultaneous Submission Allowed: You may submit your poems simultaneously. Please contact us if we need to withdraw your poem(s) because they have been accepted elsewhere.
Poems translated from other languages are not eligible, unless you wrote both the original poem and the translation.

A Note to Previous Poetry International Prize Contestants: You are welcome to enter this year’s contest, whether or not you won a prize in the previous year.

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