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: Kenzie Allen, Ina Cariño, Mag Gabbert and Alexandra Zukerman.
Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at 5 pm.
To apply, read the guidelines and submit here.
This contest is endowed by Joan L. and Dr. Julius H. Jacobson, II.