This is an open contest for the best poetry manuscript, selected annually. Please submit a book-length original collection of poems: 50 to 80 pages, with no more than one poem per page (finished book will be 64-96 pages long). Poems should be single spaced. The reading fee through Submittable is $27, or you may choose to submit a hard copy for $25, payable to The Ashland Poetry Press.
Please see http://www.ashlandpoetrypress.com for hard copy mailing guidelines.
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Translations are not eligible.
Ashland University employees and their spouses are not eligible. Relatives, friends, or past and current students of contest judges are ineligible. Our 2018 final judge is Mark Jarman.