Friday, August 3, 2012


One winning poem will receive $300 and publication in the next issue.  Two runners-up will receive $50 and publication.  The poems selected will also be posted on our web site.  Send up to 5 unpublished poems (no more than 5 pages total). All contest submissions will also be considered for regular publication in the 2013 edition of RHINO.

Submissions must be postmarked between July 1 - October 1.

Submissions must include a cover letter listing your name, address, email address and/or telephone number, as well as titles of the poems. Label your contest submission: “Founders’ Contest.”  No identifying information should appear on the poems.  Manuscripts will not be returned.

If mailing, include a SASE for notification of results and enclose a $10 entry fee (make checks payable to RHINO).  If submitting electronically, use Paypal to pay the entry fee.

Submit electronically
via our website:
Mail submission to:
RHINO, The Poetry Forum
P.O. Box 591
Evanston, IL 60204