Poetry Contest Open for Submissions

PRIZE: $1000
JUDGE: Eduardo C. Corral
DEADLINE: February 14, 2014

Eduardo CorralEduardo C. Corral is a CantoMundo fellow. He holds degrees from Arizona State University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His poems have appeared in Best American Poetry 2012, Beloit Poetry Journal, Huizache, Jubilat, New England Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, and Quarterly West. His work has been honored with a “Discovery”/The Nation Award, the J. Howard and Barbara M. J. Wood Prize from Poetry, and writing residencies to the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. Slow Lightning, his first book of poems, was selected by Carl Phillips as the 2011 winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. The recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, he currently lives in New York City.

Please submit 3 poems or 5 pages of unpublished poetry HERE or by mail to the address below. First, second, and third place will be published in Issue 66 of Sonora Review, and all entries will be considered for publication.

Send an SASE to:
Sylvia Chan & Kim Stoll
Poetry Editors
Sonora Review
Dept of English
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721

Past winners of Sonora Review’s Poetry Contest include Shawn Fawson, Rebecca Kutzer-Rice, and Michael Tod Edgerton.

Past judges include Dawn Lundy Martin,  D.A. Powell, and Caroline Bergvall.