The Idaho Prize for Poetry 2021

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Lost Horse Press

Call For Submissions

LOST HORSE PRESS is now accepting submissions for the IDaho Prize for Poetry 2021. All US poets are eligible. Entries must be submitted by 31 May 2021, winners will be announced by 15 August 2021. The contest carries a $1000 cash prize, publication by Lost Horse Press, plus 20 complementary copies of the book. An entry fee of $28.00 is required to submit a manuscript online using

The final judge for the 2021 contest is Ilya Kaminsky.

Submit manuscripts of 48 or more pages of poetry, no more than one poem per page, no smaller than 12 point type in an easily readable font. Poems may have appeared in journals and chapbooks, but not in full-length, single-author collections. No restriction on content, style, or subject—we’re looking for the best writing.

Name, address, phone number, email address, and any other information about the poet may appear in the cover letter only. Author’s name or any other identifying information should not appear anywhere in the manuscript. Our goal is “blind” judging.

Submission Period
June 1, 2020 -May 15, 2021

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Christine Holbert
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