Contest :: Press 53 2021 Award for Poetry Closes on July 31

Press 53 logoHave you added July 31 to your submission calendars yet? Midnight EST is the deadline to submit your unpublished 60-120 page collection of poems to Press 53’s 2021 Award for Poetry. $1,000 and 50 copies awarded to an outstanding, unpublished collection of poems. Tom Lombardo, Press 53 Poetry Series Editor, will serve as judge. Press 53 will publish the winning manuscript as a Tom Lombardo Poetry Selection under a standard publishing contract; all prizes will be awarded upon publication. Deadline: Midnight EST, July 31, 2020. Winner and finalists announced on or before November 1. Reading fee: $30. Complete information at

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