The Poetry Mail invites you to submit to its 4th RL Poetry Award. Submit eight to 10 poems from manuscripts you currently work on or have completed. You can submit a mix of published and unpublished poems. Or, your manuscript can consist of only unpublished poems. Save all your poems as one single Word document.
Indicate on the cover page your name, country, nationality, manuscript title, each individual poem title, including if they’ve been published before. Also, write your entry in Times New Roman, size 12, left aligned. Place each poem on separate pages, with clear title.
You can only participate if you’re a poet who hasn’t had a poetry book previously published by a large press are eligible. Send your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Trust will longlist 12 Indian poets and 12 international poets. Longlisted poets will then have to submit their full manuscript. Then, it will shortlist six Indian poets and six international poets. From the shortlist, the Trust will select an Indian winner and an international winner.
The Poetry Mail reserves the right to not publish any manuscript if not satisfied with the quality of work submitted. Finally, it will not cater to inquiries about the award selection process.
Deadline: Aug. 5, 2017.