For over 60 years 92Y’s Discovery Contest has launched the careers of major poets like John Ashbery, Lucille Clifton, Mark Strand, Larry Levis, Mary Jo Bang, Solmaz Sharif and Diana Khoi Nguyen, to name but a few. Will you be next?
Four winners receive a reading at 92Y, publication in The Paris Review Daily, a two-night residency at the ACE Hotel, and $500 each.
Read selections by last year's winners: Alfredo Aguilar, Bernard Ferguson, Omotara James, Alycia Pirmohamed.
Applications must be submitted by Friday, January 10, 2020, at 5 pm.
To apply, read the guidelines and submit here.
This contest is endowed by Joan L. and Dr. Julius H. Jacobson, II.