The Editors are pleased to announce the twenty-third New Criterion Poetry Prize for a book-length manuscript of poems that pay close attention to form.

Judges: Roger Kimball, Adam Kirsch & George Bradley.

The winner will receive $3,000 and the winning manuscript will be published in the winter of 2023.

Please address manuscripts to: 

The New Criterion Poetry Prize
900 Broadway, Suite 602
New York, NY 10003

An entrance fee of $25, by money order or certified check (no personal checks), must accompany each entry. Manuscripts should not exceed sixty pages in length. Submissions must be received no later than May 15, 2023. The winner will be announced in the summer of 2023. Manuscripts will not be returned.

For a list of previous winners, please visit our bookstore.

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