Contest :: 2021 Press 53 Award for Poetry Open to Submissions

Press 53 logoYou have until July 31 to prepare an unpublished poetry collection of 60-120 pages for the 2021 Press 53 Award for Poetry. $1,000 and 50 copies awarded. 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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