Submissions for the Airlie Prize are OPEN! Deadline EXTENDED: 3/15/2023

Submissions for the 2023 Airlie Prize are open through March 15, 2023 to all poets writing in English, regardless of place of residence. The winner will be notified at the end of the summer and will receive a $1,000 cash award upon publication of the book in January 2025. The initial print run is 500 copies.

About the Contest:

  • Entry fee: $25 ($33 if you would like to receive a copy of the winning book; $38 for those residing outside the US wishing to receive the book).
  • Manuscripts should be 48 to 90 pages of original poetry in English.
  • This contest is limited to single-author submissions. Translations are not eligible.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions but ask that you notify us and withdraw your manuscript from Submittable if it is accepted by another publisher.
  • The contest winner will participate in the judging for the Airlie Prize in the year following their book’s publication.

For full guidelines and details check out our website.