WINNER will receive $1,000 and a year's subscription.
FINALISTS will be named on our website.
All entries will be considered for publication.
- Submissions must be original, previously unpublished poetry.
- Reading fee: $20, which includes a contest issue.
- You may enter up to three poems per entry.
- Contest Entries accepted via Submittable only.
- Please enter your name, address, phone number, email address, and the title of your submission on our online form ONLY.
- DO NOT include your name or any other personal information on the pages of your entry. Any poem with identifying material will be disqualified.
NOTE: We subscribe to the CLMP contest code of ethics. UNO students and alumni are ineligible to submit. Previous contest winners, along with current or former students of the judge are also ineligible to submit.