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Do not write a name on the actual manuscript, as all entries are considered anonymously.• Poems must be previously unpublished.• Simultaneous submissions OK, but reading fee is not refundable.• Reading Fee: $20 inside the US—includes free one-year subscription to BOMB (addresses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.

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Do not write a name on the actual manuscript, as all entries are considered anonymously.• Poems must be previously unpublished.• Simultaneous submissions OK, but reading fee is not refundable.• Reading Fee: $20 inside the US—includes free one-year subscription to BOMB (addresses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.