BOMB is excited to announce the 2012 Poetry Contest, judged by poet Ben Lerner!
The winner of our 2012 contest will receive a $500 prize and publication in BOMB Magazine’s literary supplement First Proof. Deadline April 16 (postmarked by April 16).
Poetry Contest Submission Guidelines
• Manuscripts must include 3–5 poems.• No more than 5 poems (max. 10 pages) per entry fee.• Do not write a name on the actual manuscript, as all entries are considered anonymously.• Poems must be previously unpublished.• Simultaneous submissions OK, but reading fee is not refundable.• Reading Fee: $20 inside the US—includes free one-year subscription to BOMB (addresses outside North America add $12; Canada/Mexico add $6). • Deadline: April 16, 2012 (submissions postmarked by April 16).
We will only be accepting online submissions. Click here to upload your manuscript and pay the reading fee (includes free one-year subscription to the magazine). All submissions read anonymously.