March 1, 2020

Submissions Open for 2019 Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry

The editors of the Beloit Poetry Journal are pleased to accept entries for the 2019 Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry. The award was established in 2017, with the support of the Adrienne Rich Literary Trust

This year’s final judge is Patricia Smith, author of eight collections, including Incendiary Art, winner of the 2018 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, the 2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the 2018 NAACP Image Award, and finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize. 

All submissions will be considered for publication, and the winner will receive $1,500. Submissions will remain open through March 31. For more details, see our guidelines.