We’re very happy to announce that MAJOR JACKSON will be the final judge in our 2018 Edna St. Vincent Millay Poetry Prize.
Submissions will open on October 1st, 2017 and close at midnight on November 15th, 2017. One winner will receive $500 and publication in our 4th annivery issue of The Tishman Review. For full contest guidelines, please visit our contest page HERE.
Sharpen your pencils, poets!
Major Jackson is the author of four collections of poetry, including Roll Deep, which won the 2016 Vermont Book Award and was hailed in the New York Times Book Review as “a remixed odyssey.” His other volumes include Holding Company, Hoops, and Leaving Saturn, which won the Cave Canem Poetry Prize and was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award. Jackson has published poems, essays, and book reviews in American Poetry Review, Callaloo, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, Tin House, New York Times Book Review, and in several volumes of Best American Poetry. A recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, Pew Fellowships in the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, among other honors, he is the Richard A. Dennis Green & Gold Professor at the University of Vermont. Jackson is a core faculty member of the Bennington Writing Seminars. He serves as the Poetry Editor of The Harvard Review.
ISSN 2573-7961 (print)
ISSN 2573-797X (online)
Regular submissions are always open. We welcome nearly everything. Check out our guidelines here. When you’re ready: