Guidelines for 2017 Yeats Poetry Prize
Deadline: February 15, 2017
Alfred Corn, Judge
The WB Yeats Society of NY poetry competition is open to members and nonmembers of any age, from any locality worldwide. Poems in English on any subject, up to 60 lines, not previously published, may be submitted. Type each poem (judged separately) on an 8.5 x 11” sheet without author’s name; attach 3x5 card with name, address, phone, e-mail.
Entry fee is $15 for first poem, $12 each additional.
Mail submissions to:
2017 Poetry Competition, WB Yeats Society of NY
National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
Include S.A.S.E. to receive judge’s report. List of winners posted on YeatsSociety.org about March 31.
First prize $1,000, second prize $500.
Winners and honorable mentions receive two-year memberships in the Society and are honored at April event in New York City. Authors retain rights to their poems, but grant the Society the right to publish their winning entries. These are complete guidelines; no entry form necessary. We reserve the right to hold late submissions to following year.
To submit online via Submittable