Would you like to see your poem in print AND win $100 prize? Of course you would!
The Dan Veach Prize for Younger Writers is open to undergraduate students from 18-23, and it’s free to enter. (You just need a Submittable account, which is also free, to submit your work.)
Send us two of your best poems, each under 40 lines long, and a recommendation letter from a professor or an adult who knows your writing well and can attest that it’s your own work.
The contest is open until June 1st! Enter here.
(And creative writing professors–please send your brilliant student poets our way!)
$10 lets you submit a packet of 3 poems. Submit as many packets as you want—the more the merrier.
Hurry, hurry! Send us your poems! We’re excited to read your work!
- We’ve lowered our contest submission fee to a flat rate–now you can submit any 3 poems for $10. Enter as often as you like! Send us 3 poems or 30, it’s up to you!
- We have a new contest window: Submit from February 1st-May 1st.
Congratulations to Alyssa Cruz, the 2018 Dan Veach Prize for Younger Writers Award Winner for her poem “I’m Noticing You Noticing Me, So Before You Ask,” which will appear in our Fall 2018 issue.
Alyssa Cruz is a Fillipina-American poet, born and raised in the suburbs of Seattle, Washington. She is a recent graduate of the University of Washington, who had the privilege of studying poetry abroad for two months in Rome, Italy.
This year’s judge was JC Reilly.
Congratulations to Carlos Andrés Gómez, the 2018 International Poetry Prize Winner for his poem “Underground,” which will appear in our Fall 2018 issue.
Carlos Andrés Gómez is a Colombian-American poet and a graduate of the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. Winner of the 2018 Sequestrum Editor’s Reprint Award in Poetry, 2015 Lucille Clifton Poetry Prize, and a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, his work has appeared in the North American Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Rumpus, BuzzFeed Reader, Rattle, CHORUS: A Literary Mixtape (Simon & Schuster, 2012), and elsewhere. For more: CarlosLive.com
This year’s judge was Julie Kane.
Congratulations to Mary Makofske, the 2017 International Poetry Prize Winner for her poem “Nasreen’s Story,” which will appear in our Fall 2017 issue.
This year’s judge was Cecilia Woloch.
Mary Makofske’s books are World Enough, and Time (Kelsay, 2017) ; Traction (Ashland, 2011), winner of the Richard Snyder Prize, Eating Nasturtiums, winner of a Flume Press chapbook prize, and The Disappearance of Gargoyles. Her poems have appeared recently in Poetry East, Southern Poetry Review, Briar Cliff Review, Antiphon, Paterson Literary Review, Crosswinds, The Stillwater Review, and Whale Road Review. She received second prize in the 2015 Allen Ginsberg Awards. www.marymakofske.com
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Atlanta Review is now accepting submissions for the Fall 2017 issue. June 1st is the deadline for General and Dan Veach Prize submissions. Consider submitting your work for our journal!
For more information about submission guidelines, click here.
For more information about the annual Dan Veach Prize for Younger Poets, click here.