Fifteenth Annual Poetry Contest
Deadline: June 1, 2012
Judge: Matthea Harvey
First Prize: $1,500
The winning poet will receive $1,500 and have his or her work published
in the November/December 2012 issue of Boston Review. Submit up to five
unpublished poems, no more than 10 pages total. Any poet writing in
English is eligible, unless he or she is a current student, former
student, relative, or close personal friend of the judge. Mailed
manuscripts must be submitted in duplicate, with a cover note listing
the author's name, address, email and phone number. No cover note is
necessary for online submission. Names should not be on the poems
themselves. Simultaneous submissions are not permitted, submissions will
not be returned, and submissions may not be modified after entry.
non-refundable $20 entry fee, payable to Boston Review in the form of a
check or money order or by credit card, must accompany all submissions.
All submitters receive a complementary half-year subscription (3 issues)
to Boston Review. Mailed submissions must be postmarked no later than
June 1, 2012.
The winner will be announced no later than November 1, 2012, on the
Boston Review Web site. All poems submitted to the contest will be
considered for publication in Boston Review.
Please enter online using our contest entry manager here. This requires payment using a credit card.
Or mail submissions to:
Poetry Contest, Boston Review
PO Box 425786
Cambridge, MA 02142