The Tishman Review’s 2017 Edna St. Vincent Millay Poetry Prize is open to all writers, worldwide, from new to established. The Contest is judged blind.
PLEASE REMOVE ALL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION FROM MANUSCRIPT, FILE NAME AND DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR NAME IN THE TITLE OF THE FILE. You will be automatically disqualified if you leave identifying information on your entry.
Submissions will be welcome from October 1, 2017 to November 15, 2017.
The Final Judge for the 2017 contest will be announced in September, 2017. Stay Tuned!
Poems must be written in English (no translations).
The Tishman Review’s January 2018 issue must be a potential first publication for all works submitted. No previously published works, or works accepted for publication elsewhere. Simultaneous submissions are allowed, but we must be notified immediately if any poems are accepted elsewhere.
Please submit a cover letter in the Comments section on our Submittable page with the following information: Your name, address, email address, phone number, and the titles of the poems with corresponding page numbers.
Include the poems themselves (with titles and page numbers) in ONE file, with each poem beginning a new page. No identifying personal information should appear on any pages with poems.
Entry fees are non-refundable. Send between three and five poems per entry. There is no line-limit. Poems may be any length, any style, or any subject. Please, no translations for the contest. Multiple entries by a single poet are accepted, however each group of three to five poems must be treated as a separate entry, each with its own cover sheet and an additional $15 fee.
Winner and finalist entries accepted for publication will be announced by January 30, 2018.
First place wins $500 and publication in the January 2018 issue of The Tishman Review. Second place wins $100 and Honorable Mention wins $50.
All submissions will be considered for possible publication in The Tishman Review. By submitting you give consent to publish selected poems in future issues.
ALL ENTRANTS WILL RECEIVE A FREE ONE-YEAR EBOOK SUBSCRIPTION TO THE TISHMAN REVIEW. The subscription will be sent to the email address provided in your Submittable profile. YAY!
As we read blind, we accept entries from all writers, regardless of their affiliations with our judge!