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A. Poulin Jr. Poetry Prize 56

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About

The A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize is awarded to honor a poet's first book, while also honoring the late founder of BOA Editions, Ltd., a not-for-profit publishing house of poetry and poetry in translation.

Fees Notice: This project charges fees (or requires purchases) for all submissions.
Important: Limited Demographic: Submissions are restricted to US citizens or legal residents, 18 or older, who have not yet published a book of poetry.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2003

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Media & Contest Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationAwarded 1 x per year.
Print Publication Print PublicationAwarded 1 x per year.

Poetry Open Fee-based

Dates:
Open to poetry submissions through 30 November 2020 (69.5 days from now). 14
Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poetry Collection Poetry Collection48 - 100 pages.
Winner's Prize:
We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro advance (US$200-1999) + Unknown royalties Semi-pro advance (US$200-1999). Unknown royalties.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK OK No OK OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2020
Last Checked: 06 Sep 2020 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 28 Jun 2020 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 17 Jan 2012

Before Submitting

We cannot guarantee that the information on this page is correct. It is not unusual for publications to evolve or close without notice. We do our best to keep up, but it isn't always possible. Just remember…

  • Always read the full guidelines provided by the publisher.
  • Try to read at least one previous publication to get a better idea of what the editor would like to see.
  • Unless the publisher's guidelines state otherwise, always use industry standard manuscript formatting.
  • Include a SASE with all mailed submissions, queries, and requests for guidelines, unless the editor replies via email or guidelines state otherwise.
  • Be professional, patient, and persistent.