Contests for Already Published (Poetry) Books – Updated January 2022



If anyone knows of additional contests for already published books (or galleys), please post a comment and I will add to the list.


Recent update in January 2022: Colorado Book Awards added.



Note: advice of most of these contests is to submit book as soon as possible during submission period.

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Written in Arlington Anthology Includes One of My Poems

My poem “Echo” is included in the new anthology, “Written in Arlington: Poems of Arlington, Virginia,” edited by Katherine E. Young and published by Paycock Press. You can find out more information at Alan Squire Publishing.

Websites vs. Online Portfolios for Clips

I wrote the featured article for the 29 November 2019 issue of Funds for Writers, published weekly by Hope Clark, in which I talk about the various options that exist for freelance writers and journalists who want to have an online portfolio of past projects to show to editors. Below is a short excerpt.

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