Able Muse Book Award (Poetry)

18 February 2011

$1000 prize plus publication of the winning manuscript by Able Muse Press. Finalists will also be considered for publication.


  • Blind Judging by the Final Judge Andrew Hudgins.
  • Initial screening by the Able Muse Editors.
  • Entries may not be previously published, but individual poems and chapbook-length sections may have been if the previous publisher gives reprint permission. (Still, more than half of the manuscript. may not have been previously published as a collection.)
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted as long as we’re immediately notified if your work is accepted elsewhere.
  • Unlimited entries per person.
  • All poetry styles are welcome (metrical or free verse).
  • Acknowledgments may be included in the manuscript but are not required.

Entry fees:  $25 for a manuscript of 50 to 120 pages.

Entry deadline: March 31, 2011

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