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NCLR’s 2024 James Applewhite Poetry Prize (Deadline: April 30)

The North Carolina Literary Review is accepting submissions for the 2024 James Applewhite Poetry Prize competition, with final judge Jessica Jacobs. The author of the winning poem receives $250 and publication in next year’s print NCLR. Finalists will also be considered for publication in NCLR and NCLR Online, and poets will receive $25–$100. The submission deadline is April 30, 2024. For eligibility guidelines and submission instructions, visit