Phyllis Smart-Young Prize in Poetry
The finest triad of poems are awarded $1,000 and publication in the fall issue of The Madison Review. Manuscripts must be previously unpublished and should be double-spaced and have 12 point font with standard 1” margins. There is a 15 page maximum for three combined poems.
Only one submission is allowed per person per contest.
Please submit through our SUBMISSIONS MANAGER.
Please join The Madison Review in congratulating the 2013 recipient of the Phyllist Smart-Young Prize in Poetry:Steve Tomasko.
Steve Tomasko comes to poetry from a background in science, journalism and a life-long love of the written word. Steve has always been fascinated by science and nature and likes to incorporate that interest into his poetry. Steve has had poems published in several print and online journals including: Anthills, Avocet, the Aurorean, Corvus, Echoes, Hummingbird, Right Hand Pointing, qarrtsiluni, The Unrorean, and Verse Wisconsin. He’s also been rejected by some of the best journals around. Steve lives in Middleton, Wisconsin with his wife (also a poet), three cats and an (almost) empty nest.