The December 1 deadline for the Wabash Prize for Poetry and the Wabash Prize for Nonfiction has been extended until Monday, December 8! That means you have one more week to submit your fantastic pieces for the chance at the $1000 first place prize, publication, and accolades from Bob Hicok (poetry) or Leslie Jamison (Nonfiction). … Continue reading The Wabash Prize for Poetry and Nonfiction Extended!
Contest season is upon us! Our second big fall contest, the Wabash Prize for Poetry, will be judged this year by none other than Bob Hicok. Interested poets may enter three poems for the submission fee of $15 ($5 for each additional poem) to be considered for the 2014 Wabash Prize, which awards a $1000 … Continue reading 2014 Wabash Prize for Poetry Now Open – Judged by Bob Hicok
We’re thrilled to announce that Cintia Santana and her poem “Qasida of Grief” have taken the Wabash Poetry Prize this year! Congratulations, Cintia! Competition was keen, and we here at Sycamore feel tremendously lucky that the inimitable C. D. Wright agreed to make the final selection. I’m not sure we would’ve been able to do … Continue reading 2013 Wabash Prize for Poetry: Results!
Contest season is upon us! Our second big fall contest, the Wabash Prize for Poetry, is now upon us, with award-winning poet C.D. Wright doing the honors. Interested poets may enter three poems for the submission fee of $15 ($5 for each additional poem) to be considered for the 2013 Wabash Prize, which awards a … Continue reading 2013 Wabash Prize for Poetry Now Open; Judged by C.D. Wright
By Matt Kilbane, Poetry Co-Editor We’re thrilled to announce that “What I Mean When I Say Elijah-Man,” by Geffrey Davis, has been selected by poet Nikky Finney to receive the 2012 Wabash Poetry Prize. We received hundreds of excellent submissions, and our weeks and weeks of reading only affirmed the vitality and breadth of the … Continue reading 2012 Wabash Poetry Prize Results!
By Jessica Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief As those on the East Coast grapple with the effects of Hurricane Sandy, we considered switching from our current submission manager to corked bottles and artfully singed olde-timey missives. Instead, in order to ensure that everyone who would like to submit to the Wabash Prize this year is able, we are … Continue reading 2012 Wabash Poetry Prize Extended to Friday, Nov. 9
By Jessica Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief With the Nonfiction Prize now closed, we are thrilled to officially announce that the 2012 Wabash Prize for Poetry will be judged by Nikky Finney. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication. In addition to the 2011 National Book Award-winning collection Head Off & Split, she is the author of three other … Continue reading 2012 Wabash Poetry Prize, with Judge Nikky Finney
By Jessica Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief After Sycamore editors carefully culled 20 finalists from a Wabash Contest record of nearly 600 entries, former U.S. Poet Laureate Louise Glück has selected Maya Jewell Zeller and her poem “Caterpillars” as the winner of this year’s Wabash Prize for Poetry. Glück also chose Carrie Causey and her poem “Woman in the … Continue reading 2011 Wabash Poetry Prize Results!
by Corey Van Landingham, Poetry Co-Editor Dearest poets, Do you know what I’m looking forward to doing this weekend? Well, other than bourbon and Ethiopian food, the answer is reading your entries to the Wabash Poetry Prize, judged by the one and only Louise Gluck! Tomorrow is the post mark deadline, so make sure you all … Continue reading Wabash Poetry Prize–One Day Left!