You may submit up to 6 single-spaced pages of poetry per submission entry.
Submissions for this contest are blind. Please exclude your contact information from your actual submission--including name, email address, and mailing address.
$1,500 Prize and publication in New Ohio Review 28.
Pieces that are not selected will still be considered for publication. (customarily, we publish 30-40 poems that were originally submitted as contest entries)
Entry fee comes with 1-year subscription (issues 29 and 30).
Ada Limón bio:
Ada Limón is the author of five books of poetry, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry and was named one of the top 5 poetry books of the year by the Washington Post. Her fourth book Bright Dead Things was named a finalist for the National Book Award, a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She serves on the faculty of Queens University of Charlotte Low Residency M.F.A program, and the online and summer programs for the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center. She also works as a freelance writer in Lexington, Kentucky.