2014 Poetry Prize Guidelines

$1,000 Honorarium and Publication

Final Judge: Eileen Myles

 

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Eileen Myles was born in Boston (1949) and moved to New York in 1974 to be a poet. Snowflake/different streets (poems, 2012) is the latest of her 18 books. Inferno (a poet’s novel) came out in 2010. For The Importance of Being Iceland/travel essays in art she received a Warhol/Creative Capital grant. In 2010 the Poetry Society of America awarded Eileen the Shelley Prize. She is a Prof. Emeritus of Writing at UC San Diego. She’s a 2012 Guggenheim fellow. She lives in New York.

 

Contest Opens: February 1, 2014

DEADLINE:  April 1, 2014

Reading Fee: $20 USD—Includes a one-year subscription

 

The winner of our contest will receive $1,000 and publication in Indiana Review.
All entries are considered for publication.
All entries are considered anonymously.

Previously published works and works forthcoming elsewhere cannot be considered.

Simultaneous submissions are okay, but the fee is non-refundable if accepted elsewhere.

Multiple entries are okay, as long as a separate reading fee is included with each entry.

Further, IR cannot consider work from anyone currently or recently affiliated with Indiana University or the prize judge.


TO SUBMIT:

  • Send no more than three poems per entry, 8 pages maximum.  Entrant’s name must not appear on the submission.
  • Cover letter must include name, address, phone number, and titles. Entrant’s name should appear ONLY in the cover letter.

  • Each fee entitles entrant to a one-year subscription, an extension of a current subscription, or a gift subscription. Please indicate your choice and enclose complete address information for subscriptions. International addresses, please add $12 for postage ($7 for addresses in Canada).

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