The annual American Poetry Review /Honickman First Book Prize offers publication of a book of poems, a cash prize, and distribution by Copper Canyon Press through Consortium. Each year a distinguished poet is chosen to be the judge of the prize and write an introduction to the winning book. The purpose of the prize is to encourage excellence in poetry, and to provide a wide readership for a deserving first book of poems.
Fees Notice: This project charges fees (or requires purchases) for all submissions.
Important: Limited Demographic: Submissions are restricted to those who have not published a book of poetry with a registered ISBN.
Country of Publication
|Open to a broad Audience.
Publication Medium & Contest Frequency
|Print Publication ||Print Publication||Awarded 1 x per year.
Poetry Open Fee-based
Open to poetry submissions through 31 October 2020 (39.4 days from now). 14
- Poetry Forms:
- Open to all/most Forms.
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
- Open to all/most Topics.
|Poetry Collection Poetry Collection||48 pages or more.|
- Winner's Prize:
- We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Professional advance (US$2000 or more) + No royalties Professional advance (US$2000 or more). No royalties.|
| OK|| No|| No|| OK|| OK||Text format submissions |
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