The Joan Leiman Jacobson Poetry Prizes are presented by the 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center and Boston Review. Many winners of this contest have gone on to distinguished careers as poets.
The “Discovery” Poetry Contest is designed to attract large audiences to poets who have not yet published a full-length book. Four winners are awarded a reading at 92Y, publication in Boston Review and $500 each.
The preliminary judges for the 2015 contest are Timothy Donnelly and Camille Rankine. The final judges are Peter Gizzi, Atsuro Riley and Susan Stewart. The deadline for receipt of manuscripts is 5 pm on Fri, Jan 23, 2015.
This contest is endowed by Joan L. and Dr. Julius H. Jacobson, II.