We believe in poetry, in literature, and in the importance and magic of new writing.
The total prize pool is $800 USD. First place receives $400 USD and publication. Second place receives $250 USD and publication. Third place receives $150 and publication.
Twenty poems will be longlisted, and 10 shortlisted.
All entries are considered for publication, and with your permission may be submitted to prestigious anthologies such as the Pushcart Prize.
The Letter Review Prize is judged blind to ensure fairness.
See our Previous Winners Page here, and our Comments / Testimonials Page here.
For more information, and to submit you entry, visit the Letter Review website here.