Our 2019 judge is Oliver de la Paz!
First prize is $1,500 plus publication in River Styx Issue 103
- Submit up to three poems per entry, no more than 14 pages. Please include all poems in a single document.
- Additional poems may be submitted in a separate submission with additional entry fee.
- Include name and address on the cover letter only. Please do not include that info on the manuscript pages.
- Previously published poems, including those that have appeared on social media, websites, blogs, and personal home pages, are not eligible.
- The judge will remove from consideration any entries he recognizes as having been written by poets with whom he has worked or studied.
- Choose your entry fee: $15 or $20. With the $20 entry fee, you will receive a one-year subscription (Issues 103 and 104). With the $15 entry fee, you will receive only Issue 103.
- Contest results will be announced in September 2019.
- First-, second-, and third-place winners will all be published in Issue 103.
- All contest submissions will be considered for publication.