Colorado Prize for Poetry

CLPlogoThe University Press of Colorado distributes titles in the The Colorado Prize for Poetry on behalf of the Center for Literary Publishing at Colorado State University. The Colorado Prize for Poetry is an international literary contest started in 1995. Since the contest began, over 5,000 book-length poetry manuscripts have been entered. Each year’s prizewinner receives a $2,000 honorarium and publication of his or her book by the Center for Literary Publishing.

All entries for the Colorado Prize for Poetry should follow the Center for Literary Publishing submission guidelines (by mail or online).