The 2017 Shirley McClure Poetry Contest judges are former Santa Clara Poet Laureate Sally Ashton, and Irish poet. The winner will receive a $600 cash prize.
Deadline September 26, 2017.
- applicants must be over 18 years of age
- all submissions must be in English
- submissions must be no more than 50 lines
- author's name cannot appear on manuscript (ms with author name included will be disqualified.)
- international submissions allowed
- previously unpublished work only
- $10 reading fee per poem