Academy of American Poets

Walt Whitman Award
- Check back on October 15 for Upcoming Deadline
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A prize of $5,000, publication, and a one-month residency at the Vermont Studio Center is given annually for a poetry collection by a U.S. citizen who has not published a book of poems in a standard edition. Rae Armantrout will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 100 pages with a $30 entry fee by November 15. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Academy of American Poets, Walt Whitman Award, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 901, New York, NY 10038. (212) 274-0343. Patricia Guzman, Awards Coordinator.