Ends on 10/13/2014
Size limit: at least 48 pages
• Eligibility: Poets writing in English who have already published one or more full-length
collections of poetry. We will consider individual collections and volumes of new and selected
poems. Besides the winner, New Issues may publish as many as three additional manuscripts
from this competition.
• Submit between May 1 & September 30. The winning manuscript will be named in January
and published in the spring of the following year.
• Please include relevant publication information (acknowledgments) at the end of the
• For notification of title and author of the winning manuscript send a stamped, self-addressed
envelope to New Issues Poetry & Prose, 1903 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5463
or visit our web-site www.wmich.edu/newissues.
• A manuscript may be submitted that is being considered elsewhere but New Issues should be
notified upon the manuscript’s acceptance elsewhere.