Poetry Contests


Kingsley & Kate Tufts Poetry Awards

Claremont Graduate University


Deadline: Saturday, July 1, 2017

Award: $ 100,000.00

Website: http://www.cgu.edu/tufts


The $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award is given annually to honor a book of poetry by a midcareer U.S. poet. The winner spends one week in residence at Claremont Graduate University in California. The $10,000 Kate Tufts Discovery Award is given annually to honor a first book of poetry by "a poet of genuine promise." Poets, publishers, or agents may submit eight copies of a book of poetry published between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017, with a list of previously published work by July 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Claremont Graduate University, Kingsley & Kate Tufts Poetry Awards, 160 East 10th Street, Claremont, CA 91711. (909) 621-8974.

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