THE 17TH ANNUAL BLUE LYNX PRIZE is awarded for an unpublished, full-length volume of poems by a U.S. resident or citizen. The prize carries a $2,000 award and publication.
Postmark deadline: May 15.
Poems included may not have appeared in full-length, single-author collections. The 2012 winner was Roy Bentley for his collection Starlight Taxi. Final judges have included Yusef Komunyakaa, Beckian Fritz Goldberg, Robert Wrigley, Dara Wier, Dorianne Laux, and David Wojahn. Make checks payable to Lynx House Press.
Send manuscript of at least 48 pages, a $25 reading fee plus SASE (for notification) to:
Lynx House Press, P.O. Box 940, Spokane, WA 99210.