$2,000 in total awards. $500 for first place.
January 30, 2018 postmark deadline. Results by email back to you in March 2018.
Finalists will be invited to a reading near Albany NY in May 2018.
No entry fees.
Open to all poets of all ages worldwide who are writing in English. Poets retain all
Submit just one poem that you have written. Send anything (there are no rules or
limitations on the poems) except don’t send a poem you sent us before and don’t
put information that identifies you in or on the poem.
Include all the following on a separate sheet with your submission:
Your mailing address
An email address
The title of your poem
The name of someone who has influenced your writing
A description of your poem in ten words or less
A ten word or less description of who you are
Send your submission (use a #10 size envelope if possible) to:
19 Hunter Ave.
Latham, NY 12110
Email for general inquires or for permissions for on-line submissions from outside
North America: firstname.lastname@example.org. Like the “Stephen A DiBiase Poetry
Prize” Facebook page to keep informed of what’s happening with the contest.