Ends on September 1, 2019

$15.00 USD

The 8th Annual Morton Marcus Poetry Contest will open on Monday, April 15, 2019. Submissions will be accepted through midnight on September 1, 2019.

Fee: $15


Prize: $1,000


The contest is open to ALL poets over the age of 18 living anywhere.


You may submit one original, unpublished poem of up to two pages.


This year's judge is Patrice Vecchione. The winner will be selected in October and notified by November 1. The winner will be invited to read the winning poem at the 10th Annual Morton Marcus Poetry Reading held at UCSC in mid-November.


Please submit your work online only, as HARD COPY SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.