Ends on May 15, 2018

$28.00 USD

LOST HORSE PRESS is now accepting submissions for the Idaho Prize for Poetry 2018. All US poets are eligible! Entries must be postmarked by 15 May 2018, winners will be announced by 15 August 2018. The contest carries a $1000 cash prize, 20 comp author copies of the book, plus publication by Lost Horse Press. An entry fee of $28.00 (via PayPal) will be charged when you submit your manuscript online using Submittable.com. The Final Judge for 2018 is Piotr Florczyk.


Send manuscripts of 48 or more pages of poetry, no more than one poem per page, no smaller than 12 point type in an easily readable font. Poems may have appeared in journals and chapbooks, but not in full-length, single-author collections.

Name, address, phone number, e-mail address, and title of poetry collection should appear on the cover letter only. The goal is “blind” judging. Author’s name should not appear anywhere in manuscript except the cover letter. 

No restriction on content, style, or subject—we’re looking for the best writing.

You will be charged $28.00 for your submission. Of this, a portion is a credit card fee, the rest goes to Submittable.com, who designed the program and provide support for it. To submit online:  http://losthorsepress.submittable.com/submit

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