HOWARD NEMEROV SONNET AWARD $1,000 PRIZE
Final Judge: R.S. Gwynn
Deadline: November 15, 2014
The Formalist and Measure: A Review of Formal Poetry
Competition Rules for the Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award:
1. Sonnets must be original and unpublished. No translations. Writers may enter up to twelve sonnets. Sonnet sequences are acceptable, but each sonnet will be considered individually. Entry fee: $3 per sonnet, checks payable to Measure Press. Entry fees from outside the U.S. must be paid in cash — U.S. dollars — or by a check drawn on a U.S. bank. Author's name, address, e-mail address, and phone number should be typed on the BACK of each entry.
2. Final Judge for the 2014 competition will be R.S. Gwynn. The winning poem and eleven finalists will be published in a 2015 issue of Measure: A Review of Formal Poetry http://www.measurepress.com/measure/.
3. Entries must be sent to the address listed below and postmarked no later than November 15, 2014. Enclose a SASE if you would like to be notified of the contest results. Entries cannot be returned.
All submissions should be sent to:
Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award
Creative Writing Department
University of Evansville
1800 Lincoln Avenue
Evansville, IN 47722
Click here to see a list of previous winners and judges.
Please note: these are the complete guidelines.