The Berkshire Prize is an open competition with a cash prize. Submissions are accepted from anyone writing in the English language, whether living in the United States or abroad (translations are not eligible for this prize). Prior winners include Kristina Jipson, Daniel Khalastchi, Megan Snyder-Camp, Kristin Bock, and Jennifer Militello.
Fees Notice: This project charges fees (or requires purchases) for all submissions.
Important: Limited Demographic: Submissions are restricted to those who are looking to have their first or second book of poetry published.
Country of Publication
|Open to a broad Audience.
Publication Medium & Contest Frequency
|Print Publication ||Print Publication||Awarded 1 x per year.
Poetry Temp Closed
Will be open to submissions from 01 January 2021 (62.1 days from now) through 31 May 2021. 9
- Poetry Forms:
- Open to all/most Forms.
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
- Open to all/most Topics.
|Poetry Collection Poetry Collection||48 - 88 pages.|
- Winner's Prize:
- We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Professional advance (US$2000 or more) + < 15% royalties Professional advance (US$2000 or more). < 15% royalties.|
| OK|| OK|| No|| OK|| OK||Text format submissions |
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