International Poetry ContestPoetry Competition
For more information, please see our competition policy. One comment to former international poetry prizewinners: Irrespective of whether you won a price last year or not, you are cordially invited to take part in this year's competition. Sam Taylor chose her last family trip to Tequesquitengo for $1000 and published it in a forthcoming Poetry International edition.
Happy birthday to our 2015 champion, Sally J. Johnson! Carol Frost has selected her poetry âThere Is No Impacting the Naturalnessâ to be featured in a forthcoming Poetry International edition. And Sally J. Johnson won a $1000 money award! Congratulation to our 2014 champion, Vicky Santiesteban! She has been selected by Fady Judah to write her poetry âThe Heat Isâ, which will be featured in a forthcoming Poetry International edition.
And Vicky Santiesteban has made $1000 in prizes! This year' s prizewinner, Mark Wagenaar, was congratulated on his poetry "Migrations. "Mark will get $1000 and his poetry will be featured in a forthcoming Poetry International magazine. Congratulation to our 2012 champion, Nicole Sealey! Jericho Brown has selected her poetry "Imagine Sisyphus Happy", which will be released in a forthcoming Poetry International series.
And Nicole won a $1000 money award. Congratulation to the Poetry International Award 2011 winners, Ellery J. Akers! She was selected by Justice Steve Kowit for a $1,000 award for her poetry piece "Mud Lake", which will be published in a forthcoming edition of Poetry International. We won the contest with Rochelle Hurt, an MFA graduate at the University of North Carolina in Wilmington.
She was selected by Justice Bruce Boston to publish her poetry in an edition of Poetry International and received $1000 in prizes. Congratulation to Rebekah Stout, Poetry International Award 2009 Champion! Stouts poems'Midas' and'In the Garden' appear in Poetry International 17. The Poetry International Award 2008 was won by Sasha Parmasad for her poetry entitled Memory of Sugarcane-worker Off Duty.
Mrs. Parmasad has been awarded $1000 and her poetry will appear in the next edition of Poetry International. Congratulation to Anders Carlson-Wee, our Poetry International Award 2017-Wee! For $1000, Sherwin Bitsui selected his poetry "Cutting for Sign" and published it in a forthcoming edition of Poetry International.
He has published in Ploughshares, New England Review, AGNI, The Sun, Poetry Daily, Best New Poets and The Best of American Nonrequired Reading. Together with his sibling Kai Carlson-Wee, he is co-author of two chap books and co-director of the award-winning poetry movie The Highline. He won his first chapterbook, Dynamite, the Frost Place Chapterbook Prize 2015.
He is a Gewinner des Ninth Letterâs Poetry Award, Blue Mesa Reviewâs Poetry Prize und New Delta Reviewâs Editorsâs Choice Prize und lebt à Minneapolis.