WHAT: A poetry manuscript to be a minimum of 40 pages to a maximum of 60 pages,

with index, and dedication page. Poems within the manuscript may be previously published. Manuscripts will be judged anonymously,

no identifying marks within the submitted manuscript

An acknowledgements page will be added to winning manuscript.

PRIZE: One winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000.00 and publication. Winner will also receive 20 free copies of their book, League of Minnesota Poets will sell published books.

Honorable mentions will be noted at the Judge’s discretion.

DEADLINE: August 31st, 2022, postmark.

Winner will be announced at League of Minnesota Poets 2022 Fall meeting and posted online at the League website (https://www.mnpoets.org) after the meeting.

Publication and reading by winning manuscript will be at the following League of Minnesota Poets' Spring meeting.

ENTRY FEE: (click links to pay)

League of Minnesota Poets Members $15.00

Nonmembers $25.00

League of MN Poets