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The New Criterion Poetry Prize

 

 

The editors are pleased to announce 
the fifteenth annual

New Criterion Poetry Prize

for a book-length manuscript of poems
that pay close attention to form.

 


 

Judges:

Alan Shapiro, Roger Kimball
& David Yezzi

 

 The winner will receive $3,000 and the
winning manuscript will be published
by St. Augustine's Press.

 

 

Please address manuscripts to:

The New Criterion Poetry Prize
900 Broadway, Suite 602
New York, NY 10003

 

 

"The New Criterion Poetry Prize . . . has become
a more reliable indicator of high readability
than most other poetry prizes."—Booklist

 


 

An entrance fee of $25, by money order or certified check
(no personal checks), must accompany each entry.
Manuscripts should not exceed sixty pages in length.
Submissions must be postmarked no later than September 30, 2014.
The winner will be announced in February 2015.
Manuscripts will not be returned.

 

Previous Winners


  

We are pleased to announce that the winner of this year's New Criterion Poetry Prize is John Poch. His book of poems Fix Quiet, will be published in the fall of 2014 by St. Augustine's Press.

 

Current winner: 

 

 

Fix Quiet
by John Poch
(2014 winner)

John Poch's book Fix Quiet, winner of the fourteenth annual New Criterion poetry prize, will be available this fall from St. Augustine's Press. (Click here for more information.)

 

Previous winners: 

 

 

This Shadowy Place
by Dick Allen
(2013 winner)

Dick Allen's book This Shadowy Place, winner of the thirteenth annual New Criterion poetry prize, is now available from St. Augustine's Press. (Click here for more information.)

 

 

 

 

Lord Byron's Foot
by George Green
(2012 winner)

George Green's book Lord Byron's Foot, winner of the twelfth annual New Criterion poetry prize, is now available from St. Augustine's Press. (Click here for more information.)

 

 

Janet's Cottage
by D.H. Tracy
(2011 winner)

D.H. Tracy's book Janet's Cottage, winner of the eleventh annual New Criterion poetry prize, is now available from St. Augustine's Press. (Click here for more information.)

 

 

Into These Knots
by Ashley Anna McHugh
(2010 winner)

Ashley Anna McHugh’s book Into These Knots, winner of the tenth annual New Criterion poetry prize, is now available from Ivan R. Dee. (Click here for more information.)

 

 

Landscape and Journey
by William Virgil Davis
(2009 winner) 

William Virgil Davis’s book Landscape and Journey, winner of the ninth annual New Criterion poetry prize, is now available from Ivan R. Dee. (Click here for more information.)

 

 


Taking the Occasion
by Daniel Brown
(2008 winner) 

Daniel Brown’s book Taking the Occasion, winner of the eighth annual New Criterion poetry prize, is now available from Ivan R. Dee. (Click here for more information.)

 



 


Foiled Again
by J. Allyn Rosser
(2007 winner)

J. Allyn Rosser’s book Foiled Again, winner of the seventh annual New Criterion poetry prize, is now available from Ivan R. Dee. (Click here for more information.)



 

 

The God of this World to His Prophet
by Bill Coyle
(2006 winner)

Bill Coyle’s book The God of this World to His Prophet, winner of the sixth annual New Criterion poetry prize, is available from Ivan R. Dee. (Click here for more information.)

 



 


Weighing Light
by Geoffrey Brock
(2005 winner)

Geoffrey Brock’s book Weighing Light, winner of the fifth annual New Criterion poetry prize, is available from Ivan R. Dee. (Click here for more information.)

 



 


Zero Meridian
by Deborah Warren
(2003 winner)

Deborah Warren’s book Zero Meridian, winner of the fourth annual New Criterion poetry prize, is available from Ivan R. Dee. (Click here for more information.)



 


Skywriting and
other poems

by Charles Tomlinson
(2002 winner)

Charles Tomlinson’s book Skywriting and Other Poems, winner of the third annual New Criterion poetry prize, is available from Ivan R. Dee. (Click here for more information.)



 

 


The Thousand Wells
by Adam Kirsch
(2001 winner)

Adam Kirsch’s The Thousand Wells, winner of the second annual New Criterion poetry prize, is available from Ivan R. Dee. (Click here for more information.)

 



 

 
Early and Late:
Selected poems

by Donald Petersen
(2000 winner)


Donald Petersen’s Early and Late, winner of the first annual New Criterion poetry prize, is available from Ivan R. Dee. (Click here for more information.)

 

 

 

 

 


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