march, 2020

30mar1:00 am1:00 amFrost Farm Prize for Metrical PoetryInternational Entry Fee: $6
Max word count: No limit (?)
Top Prize: $1,000

Event Details

The Trustees of the Robert Frost Farm in Derry, NH, and the Hyla Brook Poets invite submissions for the 2020, 10th Annual The Frost Farm Prize for metrical poetry. The winner receives $1,000 and an invitation, with honorarium, to read in June 2020 as part of The Hyla Brook Reading Series at the Robert Frost Farm. The reading opens the Frost Farm Poetry Conference, which is devoted to metrical poetry. The winner also receives a scholarship to attend the conference. We welcome international submissions (in English). Deadline is March 30, 2020.

This year’s judge is Rachel Hadas. Hadas is the author of many books of poetry, essays, and translations. Her most recent collection is “Poems for Camilla,” published in 2018; in the same year her verse translations of Euripides’ two Iphigenia plays were published. The recipient of awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry and the O.B. Harrison Prize from the Folger Shakespeare Library, Hadas is Board of Governors Professor of English at Rutgers-Newark, where she has taught for many years.

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