A prize of $3,000 and publication by The Waywiser Press in the USA and the UK is given annually for a first or second poetry collection. The winner will give a reading at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. in the Fall of 2015, where he or she will appear with the tenth contest’s judge.*
Submit a manuscript of between 48 and 88 pages with a $25 entry fee ($27 for online submissions) by December 1st 2014.
Visit the press’s website for guidelines and entry forms:
or else send an SASE to:
The Waywiser Press
[Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize]
P.O. Box 6205
Baltimore MD 21206