RHINO Poetry is an award-winning annual journal of 37 years standing which invites traditional or experimental work reflecting passion, originality, artistic conviction, and a love affair with language. We publish poetry, flash fiction, and translations.
Submissions must be postmarked or submitted online between September 1 – October 31
All contest submissions will also be considered for regular publication in the 2014 edition of RHINO Poetry.
◦ The winner will receive $300.00, publication in the next issue, and will be featured on our website, and nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
◦ Two runners up will receive $50.00, publication in the next issue, and will be featured on our website. We occasionally nominate a runner-up for a Pushcart Prize.
ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS (preferred)
1. Group up to 5 previously unpublished poems into one document – no identifying information should be on this document; Upload a single file in Word .doc or .docx format
2. Cover letter in the “Comments” field – to “Founders’ Prize Contest” listing your name, address, email address and/or telephone number and titles of your poems, and how you learned of the contest.
3. Pay your $10 entry fee through the online submission page.
4. For Founders Prize 2014 online submissions and to check the status of your submission, go to rhinopoety.org.
◦ Send up to 5 unpublished poems (no more than 5 pages total) between September 1 and October 31. No identifying information should appear on the poems.
◦ Submissions must include a cover letter to “Founders’ Prize Contest” listing your name, address, email address and/or telephone number and titles of your poems, and how you learned of the contest.
◦ Enclose a $10 entry fee (check or money order payable to RHINO or Rhino Poetry – no cash)
◦ Manuscripts will not be returned. Include a SASE for notification of results.
Mail your submission and entry fee to:
Founders’ ContestRHINO Poetry
P.O. Box 591
Evanston, IL 60204