The Yale Series of Younger Poets champions the most promising new American poets. Awarded since 1919, the Yale Younger Poets prize is the oldest annual literary award in the United States. Past winners include Muriel Rukeyser, Adrienne Rich, William Meredith, W.S. Merwin, John Ashbery, John Hollander, James Tate, and Carolyn Forché.
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Important: Limited Demographic: Submissions are restricted to people in the US who have not previously published a book of poetry.
Country of Publication & Year Established
United States||Established in 1919
|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 October 2020 (8.4 days from now) through 15 November 2020. 0
- Poetry Forms:
- Open to all/most Forms.
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
- Open to all/most Topics.
|Poetry Collection Poetry Collection||48 - 64 pages.|
- Winner's Prize:
- We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|No monetary advance + Unknown royalties No monetary advance. Unknown royalties.|
| OK|| OK|| No|| Unknown|| No||Text format submissions |
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