Willie Morris Award for Southern Poetry

A prize of $2,500 will be awarded for an original, unpublished poem that exudes the American South, in spirit, history, landscape, or experience. Poets may enter only one poem in any style no longer than three pages (12 point font, one-inch margins). A cover letter with your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, and the title of your submission must be included. Poems must be submitted to the address below by regular mail and postmarked between February 1 and March 31, 2019. Early or late submissions will not be considered. Submissions will not be returned so be sure to keep your own copy. Susan Kinsolving will judge. The winner will be notified in August 2019 and invited to attend the Willie Morris Award ceremonies in October 2019 in New York City with travel expenses paid for the occasion.  Send to: Willie Morris Award for Southern Poetry, Suite 703, 654 Madison Ave, New York, New York 10065