Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Call for entries: Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize

Utah's Guy Lebeda writes the excellent LitOps e-mail newsletter. This contest opportunity was in the April issue. If you'd like to subscribe, e-mail Guy at

Here's the info:

University of Utah Press: Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry

Deadline: April 15, 2010

Entry Fee: $25

Web site:

A prize of $1,000, publication by University of Utah Press, and an all-expenses-paid trip to give a reading in the Guest Writers Series at the University of Utah is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 64 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 15. Send an SASE or visit the web site for complete guidelines.