University of Utah Press

Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry
Deadline: 
- Check back on February 15 for Upcoming Deadline

A prize of $1,000, publication by University of Utah Press, and an all-expenses-paid trip to give a reading in the Guest Writers Series at the University of Utah is given annually for a poetry collection. Connie Voisine will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by March 31. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

University of Utah Press, Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry, J. Willard Marriott Library, 295 South 1500 East, Suite 5400, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0860.

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