Cultural Weekly’s 8th Annual Jack Grapes Poetry Prize is open for submission. This contest is free to enter.
Three winners will receive $200 each, plus publication. Six finalists will receive $50 each, plus publication.
• You may submit up to 2, previously unpublished poems. If it has appeared in any book, magazine or edited website, then it is published.
• NO SIMULTANEOUS SUBMISSIONS.
• All submissions must be made through the submission portal. You may submit only once. Choose your best work!
• You must follow the formatting rules. Submissions that do not follow these rules may not be considered.
• Submissions must be in .doc, .docx, or .pages format. (No “txt” “pdf” or other formats).
• Your submissions must all be in a single document. In other words, if you submit 2 poems, they should both be in 1 document, not in 2 separate documents.
• Make the name of the file the title of your first poem.
• Pages must be numbered.
• No unusual spacing or fonts. 12 point, Times New Roman preferred.
• The judges will read all submissions blind. List the titles of your poems on the cover page. Remember: your name, address, phone number and email address must appear on the cover page only! All other pages of your submission must contain no identifying information.