The North Carolina Literary Review is accepting submissions for the 2023 Applewhite Poetry Prize from April 1 through April 30.
1st prize is $250, publication in NCLR, and a Pushcart Prize nomination. Finalists will also be considered for publication in NCLR and NCLR Online, and poets will receive $25–$100.
The James Applewhite Poetry Prize competition is open to any writer who fits the NCLR definition of a North Carolina writer: anyone who currently lives in North Carolina, has lived in North Carolina, or uses North Carolina as subject matter. We do not have any line restrictions, though have rarely published a poem of longer than 3 pages of our layout.
For all entry details: https://nclr.ecu.edu/submissions/applewhite-guidelines/