2020 Poetry Prize 

Send us up to three poems for a chance at $1000 + publication. Submissions open February 1-March 31, 2020, 11:59 PM EST. Bridget O’Bernstein’s was selected by Nuar Alsadir as winner of the 2019 prize.
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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: February 1-15, 2020.

  • Be sure to select the genre “2020 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!




Nuar Alsadir is the author of the poetry collections Fourth Person Singular (2017), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Forward Prize for Best Collection; and More Shadow Than Bird (Salt Publishing, 2012)She works as a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New York.