poetry contest: "Discovery"
- “Discovery” / Boston Review 2013 Poetry Contest
Deadline: January 25, 2013
Judges: Juan Felipe Herrera, Eileen Myles, Bruce Smith
Four Prizes: $500
Note: Submissions will be accepted to the 92nd Street Y only. Questions should be directed to the 92nd Street Y, Unterberg@....
"Discovery" Poetry Contest is designed to attract large audiences to poets who have not yet published a book. For the sixth year, the 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center is proud to partner with Boston Review. Each of four winners is awarded a reading at the Poetry Center, publication in the May/June 2013 issue of BR, and $500.
Timothy Donnelly, poetry editor at Boston Review, and Gregory Pardlo will serve as preliminary judges; Juan Felipe Herrera, Eileen Myles, and Bruce Smith will serve as final judges.
Many winners of this contest have gone on to distinguished careers as poets, among them John Ashbery, Rosanna Warren, Mary Jo Bang, and Mark Strand.
The contest is open to poets who have not published a full-length poetry collection. Poets who have published chapbooks of less than 42 pages or in editions of less than 500 are still eligible to apply. Entries must be received by 5 pm on Friday, January 25, 2013. An entry fee of $12 must accompany the submission. For guidelines, and to submit, visit 92y.org/Discovery.
Mail submissions to:
“Discovery”/ Boston Review 2013 Poetry Contest
Unterberg Poetry Center
92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128
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