Entries will be accepted until midnight Aleutian time on June 15, 2013. Submitted manuscripts should be between 40 and 100 typed pages and must accompany a reading fee. Manuscripts may consist of poems that have been published, however the manuscript as a whole must be unpublished. Winners will be announced on the website in early October.

To submit your work:

1. Click


(You will be redirected to Paypal.)

2. After you’ve completed your payment, send your manuscript to:
poetryprize [at] otisnebula [dot] com
(Submissions unaccompanied by a reading fee will not be considered.)


Please attach your manuscript as a pdf file. Your name should not appear anywhere on the manuscript. In the body of the email, please include your name, contact information, the title of your manuscript, and a brief cover letter. In the SUBJECT HEADING of your email, please write your full name followed by “POETRY PRIZE.”

Previous students, relatives,
or colleagues of Donald Revell or Otis Nebula’s editors are ineligible.