The 2018 Poetry Prize
IR is accepting submissions through March 31st, 2018.
The Indiana Review would love to receive poems from colleagues and students within your program.
Indiana Review is committed to publishing the highest quality work in a wide aesthetic by emerging and established writers. Work published in IR has been recognized by the Pushcart Prize, the Best American series, the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, and several other prestigious venues.
This year, the Prize is judged by Gabrielle Calvocoressi. They accept original work from both established and emerging writers, so long as the work is previously unpublished. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in Indiana Review.
The deadline is March 31st, 2018 at 11:59pm EST. The entry fee is $20 and includes a year-long subscription to the magazine. Entrants who submit before February 15th will receive 50% off the entry fee. Submitters can access the online submission form on our website (www.indianareview.org/contests). All entries are considered anonymously for publication.
A bit about the prize judge: Gabrielle Calvocoressi’s first book, The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart, was shortlisted for the Northern California Book Award and won the 2006 Connecticut Book Award in Poetry. Her second collection, Apocalyptic Swing, was a finalist for the 2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her awards and honors include a Stegner Fellowship, a Jones Lectureship at Stanford University, and a Rona Jaffe Women Writers’ Award. Her poem “Circus Fire, 1944” received The Paris Review’s Bernard F. Connors Prize. She teaches at the MFA programs at California College of Arts in San Francisco and at Warren Wilson College. She also runs the sports desk for the Best American Poetry Blog.