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The Orchard Street Press  2022 Poetry Contest  (Ad in Poets & Writers)

The Orchard Street Press announces its fifth annual Poetry Contest: $500 first prize, $300 second, $200 third. Prize-winning and other submitted poems will appear in Quiet Diamonds, our annual poetry journal, and select entrants will be invited to submit chapbooks for possible publication. This year, we are publishing 10 chapbooks from entrants to the 2021 Contest.

Please click Read More below for submission details for this year's contest.

We expect to publish 12-15 chapbooks from the 2022 Contest.

Submit poems and the $14 fee to: The Orchard Street Press; P.O. Box 280, Gates Mills, Ohio 44040. Entries can also be submitted via our website, orchpress.com.

Submission details: Submit up to four original, unpublished poems (no translations and no single poem longer than two pages). Poems should be typed and should not include the poet’s name on the page. The poet should also send a cover letter (listing the poems and the poet’s contact information--including phone and email) and a SASE for results.

Deadline for submissions is April 30.


Click here to submit your entries


Feel free to call or email us if you have questions.

The Orchard Street Press
P.O. Box 280
Gates Mills, Ohio 44040

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