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2013 Winner:
Beth Woodcome Platow














The National Poetry Review Press, in cooperation with Dream Horse Press, offers a very special book prize series.  The profits from The 2014 Rousseau Prize for Literature will benefit a non-profit animal welfare organization.  Any and all poets and flash fictionists may enter manuscripts of 35 - 100 pages each; simultaneous submissions and multiple entries are welcome; the prize is open to all styles and topics; all manuscripts will be considered for publication.  The winning book will be beautifully designed and published by The National Poetry Review Press, and the winner will receive $1000 plus 15 author copies. We strongly prefer electronic entries.

To enter The Rousseau Prize for Literature, 2014:

- Click the PayPal button below to send your fee (PayPal also takes a small fee for its service)
- Email a copy of your PayPal receipt together with your manuscript, putting your name in the subject line of the email, to
- Check the website for results

If you absolutely cannot enter electronically, here are alternate instructions:

Send manuscript with cover letter and acknowledgments (no SASE, no binders or fasteners) and $30 check payable to Dream Horse Press:
Postmark deadline : November 15, 2014
Please note that due to the nature of this offering, there can be no refunds for any reason.

The Rousseau Prize for Literature
PO Box 2080
Aptos CA 95001-2080