Parlor Press’s poetry series, Free Verse Editions, is now offering, annually, The New Measure Poetry Prize, which carries a cash award of $1,000 and publication of an original, unpublished manuscript of poems.  Submissions for the prize must be postmarked in May or June. Simultaneous submissions are OK, but we ask that we be notified immediately if you wish to withdraw a manuscript. The non-refundable entry fee is $25.00. We will notify writers with offers of publication no later than December 1, of that same calendar year. Other manuscripts not selected for the New Measure Poetry Prize may still be eligible for publication by Free Verse Editions. Friends and former students of the judge are not eligible for the prize, but may submit for publication to Free Verse Editions (please indicate whether the submission is for the prize or for publication only). Each manuscript should be word processed, paginated, and contain a list of acknowledgements for published or forthcoming poems. The title page should include the name of the author, a postal address, telephone number and email address.

Please note that in 2012 Free Verse Editions will be using Submishmash, the submission manager for all submissions. Please visit Free Verse Editions at Parlor Press for full submission information and for submission access va Submishmash: 

For more information on recent publications: 2011/FreeVerse-Press-Release2011.pdf

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