If you have a poetry manuscript about ready to go, consider submitting it to The National Federation of State Poetry Societies 2016 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION. Submit 48-70 pages of poetry. First prize is $1,000 + publication + 50 copies. The winner will be invited to read at the June 2017 National Federation convention in Texas and will be given a small stipend to help defray his or her expenses. Ten runner-ups will also be recognized. Entry Fee: $25 US ($20 for NFSPS members). SUBMISSION PERIOD: November 1-November 30, 2016 only. Complete guidelines at http://nfsps.com/stevens1.
OPA members note: You enter at the member rate.