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Cowles Poetry Book Prize


  [Southeast Missouri State University Press]

One University Plaza, MS 2650

Cape Girardeau MO 63701




Individual poems in the manuscript may have been published previously in a chapbook, magazines, journals or anthologies, but the work as a whole must be unpublished. Translations and previously self-published books are not eligible.

Open to any poet writing in English, age 18 or older, regardless of publication history.

Send 48-100 pages of poetry--any style or theme--with a table of contents and an acknowledgements page for any previously published poems. The page count doesn’t include the table of contents or acknowledgements. No online submissions.


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