Ends on May 31, 2018

$25.00 USD



The 2018 Homebound Publications Poetry Prize is now open!


Details about the 2018 Poetry Prize: Deadline for entries is May 31th, 2018. On June 30, 2018, we will announce one winner from the entries as well as a finalist and honorable mentions. The winning manuscript will be published by Homebound Publications in 2019. While there is no cash prize at this time, the winning author will be offered a generous 15% royalty contract and receive 10 free copies of the final book to help further their promotional efforts. The win­ning author/book will also receive a feature spread in Homebound Publication's biannual journal, The Wayfarer Magzine

To enter, submit a man­u­script between 48-75 pages in length by May 31th, 2018. The entry fee is $25.00. 

The editorial staff at Homebound Publications will judge the contest.

All entries will be considered for publication.

Entry Guidelines & Eligibility 

  • To enter, the poetry col­lec­tion must be pre­vi­ously unpub­lished.
  • Only authors who currently reside in the United States of America may enter.
  • Man­u­scripts must be in English.
  • A lim­ited number of indi­vidual poems may have appeared in print or online but the poet must hold sole rights to the work.
  • Multiple entries by a single author are wel­come but a sep­a­rate entry forms and fees must be paid for each entry.
  • The manuscript must be between 48-75 pages in length.
  • Deadline for Entries is May 31st, 2018. The winner will be notified privately of their win by mid June 2018. The winner will be publicly announced June 30, 2018 and release in September 2018.
  • In addition to the winner, the finalist(s) will also be offered publication.
  • Employees of Homebound Publications and authors with books previously published by Homebound Publications are not eligible.

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