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Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize 2022: Deadline to Submit

July 31, 2022


Final Judge: Juan Felipe Herrera!
Three prizes: $1,000, $500, $250
Five finalists published in 2022 Red Wheelbarrow Literary Magazine!
Letterpress broadside of winning poem by Gary Young from Greenhouse Review Press!
Winners Announced October 1st, 2022.

Submit up to three unpublished poems in a single manuscript, one manuscript per poet.

  • Each poem must fit onto one 8.5 x 11 inch page;
  • Do not include any personal identifiers in the manuscript, manuscript file name, and the title line when submitting or submission will be subject to disqualification;
  • Short bio acceptable, not required;
  • Deadline to submit: 31 July 2022;
  • Simultaneous submission OK but please notify immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
  • The contest is open to all styles of poetry from national and international participants writing in English except individuals who are employees and/or board members for Red Wheelbarrow Literary Magazine and Poetry Center San José.

Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize is sponsored by Poetry Center San José and Red Wheelbarrow Literary Magazine. For information about Poetry Center San José, visit