The Flyleaf Books Second Thursday Poetry Contest is open for submission.
The deadline is August 31. There is no entry fee.
Prizes: The winning poet will receive a $150 Flyleaf Books gift certificate and will be a featured reader at the Second Thursday event on October 8th. The winning poem will also be considered for publication in the San Pedro River Review, published by Blue Horse Press. One runner-up will receive a $50 gift certificate and will also be a featured reader. Winners will be selected by Tobi Alfier, editor of San Pedro River Review.
Submission Rules: You may submit one poem up to 60 lines in length. Your entry must be original, written by you, and not have received a monetary award or high honors from any other contest. You may submit your poem simultaneously to this contest and to other contests and publishers. We accept previously published poems, but such poems may not be eligible for publication in San Pedro River Review. Submissions may not be modified after entry. Your name should not be included anywhere in the poem.
Poems should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with FLYLEAF CONTEST in the subject line, and your name, address, and phone number in the body of the email. You may include your poem in the body of the text or in an attached Word document.