2021 Poetry Prize 

Send us up to three poems for a chance at $1000 + publication. Submissions will be accepted from February 1 – March 31, 2021, 11:59 PM ET. Final judge: Zeina Hashem Beck.

The winner of the 2021 Prize was “What Happens Next” by Sarah Burke.

Submissions are now closed. We will update this page with a link to our submissions manager when we reopen for submissions.

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To Submit

  • Remember to send up to three poems in a single word document.

  • Entrant’s name must not appear on the submission.

  • A cover letter is not required but can be included in the comments box if you like.

  • Each $20 fee gets you a year-long subscription of the journal. International addressees, please add $12 for postage ($7 for addresses in Canada). If the fee provides a hardship, please submit during the discounted rate period, which will be announced at a later time.

  • Be sure to select the genre “2021 Poetry Prize” on the submission form. Submissions with incorrectly designated genres will not be read.

  • Hit "Submit Entry" below to get started. You will be redirected to the Submissions Manager to upload your submission after making the PayPal payment. If you are not automatically redirected, please contact inreview@indiana.edu and we will ensure you are able to complete your submission.


Thank you. We look forward to reading your work!






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