We are pleased to announce that the eleventh Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize is open for submissions. Anyone over the age of 18 who has not already published more than one full-length poetry collection may submit. The winner will receive a purse of $3000, and his or her collection will be published by Waywiser in the USA and the UK in 2016.
The winner will also read with the judge at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. on the day the book is launched.
Past judges include Richard Wilbur, Mark Strand, Mary Jo Salter, Rosanna Warren, Charles Simic, and Heather McHugh.
Full details are on our website.
The deadline is December 1, 2015.