Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Poetry Competition: The 2013 Rattle Poetry Prize

The 2013 Rattle Poetry Prize
Deadline: July 15, 2013

For complete guidelines, visit our website.

The annual Rattle Poetry Prize offers $5,000 for a single poem to be published in the winter issue of the magazine. Ten finalists will also receive $100 each and publication, and be eligible for the $1,000 Readers’ Choice Award, to be selected by subscriber and entrant vote.

Additional poems from the entries are frequently offered publication as well. In 2012 we published 19 poems that had been submitted to the contest from over 1,800 entries.

With the winners judged in a blind review by the editors to ensure a fair and consistent selection, an entry fee that is simply a one-year subscription to the magazine—and now a large Readers’ Choice Award to be chosen by the writers themselves—we’ve designed the Rattle Poetry Prize to be one of the most writer-friendly contests around.

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