Enter into Rattle’s poetry contest for the chance to win $5,000! One $5,000 winner and ten $100 finalists will be selected in a blind review by the editors of Rattle and printed in the Winter 2014 issue. One $1,000 Reader’s Choice Award will be chosen by subscriber and entrant vote after publication.
Open to writers, worldwide. Poems must be written in English (no translations). No previously published works, or works accepted for publication elsewhere. Simultaneous submissions are allowed, assuming immediate notification if accepted for publication elsewhere. Type or print clearly your name, address, email address, phone number, and the titles of the poems onto the cover sheet. No contact information should appear on the poems themselves. Include a check or money order for $20, payable to Rattle. Send no more than four poems per entry. Multiple entries by a single poet are accepted, however each group of four poems must be treated as a separate entry, with its own cover sheet and $20 fee. Manuscripts will not be returned. Include s SASE or email address to be notified of the results. Winners will be announced on September 15, 2014, and the Reader’s Choice Award will be announced on September 15, 2015. Additional entries may also be offered publication. For an idea of our editorial tastes, the previous eight years of winning poems can be read online. Electronic submissions are accepted as well. Visit their website for more information.
Send entries to:
12411 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604