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The 18th Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize will open for submissions on September 1st, 2022
September 1, 2022 @ 12:00 am - December 1, 2022 @ 12:00 am EDT$29.00
The 18th Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize will open for submissions at midnight on September 1st 2022, and will close again at midnight on December 1st, 2022.
Anyone over the age of 18 who has not already published more than one full-length poetry collection may submit.
The winner will receive a purse of $3,000, and his or her collection will be published by Waywiser in the USA and the UK in the spring of 2024. The winner and the judge will give a reading in Washington DC under the auspices of the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Past judges include Richard Wilbur, Heather McHugh, Mark Strand, Mary Jo Salter, Charles Simic, Rosanna Warren, J.D. McClatchy, Eavan Boland, Edward Hirsch, Gjertrud Schnackenberg, Vijay Seshadri, Charles Wright, and Alice Fulton.
Submit online a manuscript of between 48 and 88 pages with a $29 entry fee by midnight on December 1st, 2022.
For full guidelines and submission portal, please visit our website: https://hechtprize.waywiser-press.com/