Philip Levine Prize in Poetry

2015 Guidelines

Deadline: September 30, 2015
Final Judge: To be announced
Award: $2,000 prize and publication by Anhinga Press

The Philip Levine Prize in Poetry is open to any U.S. poet writing in the English language. We are accepting original, previously unpublished, full-length poetry manuscripts that are 48-80 pages in length, with no more than one poem per page.

Please read the complete guidelines (.doc, 45 KB) before submitting your manuscript. Submissions are accepted July 1, 2015 to September 30, 2015 only.

Visit our Submittable page to submit your manuscript online. The online entry fee is $28.

To submit your manuscript via postal mail, you can send it to: Philip Levine Prize in Poetry, Fresno State Department of English, 5245 N. Backer Ave. M/S PB-98, Fresno, CA 93740. The postal mail entry fee is $25, and checks should be made payable to "Fresno State -- Levine Prize."

Questions? Please contact the contest coordinator, Corrinne Clegg Hales, or contact the Levine Prize staff. Phone: 559.278.1569.