Thursday 12 June 2014


First Place: $350 & publication

Second Place: $150 & publication

Submission Period: Please check back in May for information about the 2014 Philip Booth Poetry Prize.


▪ Enter up to three poems, any length, any style, each starting on a new page. Submit all poems in one document.

▪ Only previously unpublished work is accepted.

▪ The Philip Booth prize is judged anonymously: your name and other identifiers (phone number, address, etc.) should NOT appear on any of the poems.

▪ All submissions will be considered for general publication. If you would like to provide a bio, include it in the comments section when submitting. If you do not want your poems considered for general publication, include this in the comments section.

▪ There is a $15 submission fee

▪ Simultaneous submissions will be accepted as long as you notify us immediately of its acceptance elsewhere – unfortunately, for withdrawals, we cannot issue refunds. Multiple submissions are permitted, each with a paid submission fee.

▪ Family, colleagues, current and former students of the last two years of the guest judge are ineligible to submit. As are graduates and those affiliated with the Syracuse University Creative Writing Program.

▪ Submit work at

If there are questions or a need to retract a poem please send us an email:

Further info here.

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