Caroline Manring has won The National Poetry Review Book Prize for 2012.
We will also publish the books of four runners-up: Stacy Kidd, Lauren Goodwin Slaughter, Emily Wolahan, and Brent Terry.
Submit 45-80 pages of poetry with a $25 reading fee, a cover letter with your bio and your manuscript's acknowledgments, and your email address for results (no SASEs please; manuscripts will be recycled. Check website for winners.) Please do not bind, fasten, or clip your manuscript in any way.
Postmark Deadline: June 30, 2013.
We strongly prefer electronic submissions. Instructions:
1. Click on the PayPal button to send your fee, then
2. To email your entry, put your name in the subject line, include a copy of your PayPal paid receipt, and send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please place all manuscript documents in ONE attachment.
The winner of The National Poetry Review Book Prize will receive $1000 plus publication and 15 copies of the book. All entrants will be considered for publication.
Please note that due to the nature of this offering, there can be no refunds for any reason.
If you do not have internet access and therefore absolutely must enter the TNPR Book Prize by postal mail:
Make checks payable to "TNPR"
and send to
The National Poetry Review Book Series
PO Box 2080
Aptos, CA 95001-2080
Bryan Penberthy, James Haug, Dorinne Jennette, Ravi Shankar, Angela Vogel, John Mann
Previous Runners-Up, also published:
Dan Kaplan, Karl Elder, Sarah E. Barber, James Grinwis, Betsy Wheeler, Michael Tyrell, Elizabeth Hughey
Please note that students, close friends, and family of the editors are not eligible for the prize. We believe that this policy promotes objectivity in judging and fairness in publication.