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Arc Poetry Magazine’s Poem of the Year Award (Deadline: February 1, 2023)

Arc Poetry Magazine’s Poem of the Year award accepts entries from around the world and gives cash prizes to the winner and the runner-up.

Fee: $35 CDN ($26 USD)

Prize: $5,000 ($3,734 USD) for first place and $500 ($374 USD) for an honorable mention. Shortlisted entries for the Poem of the Year will be published online and in a print issue of Arc, and will receive page-rate payment for publication. See complete guidelines.

At Arc, we find the brave new voices. We feature poetry that is woozy, cunning, shearing and wildlike; and prose that offers new perspectives on the verse you thought you knew.