Book Awards

The Poetry Society of America is now accepting submissions for our two book awards

The Deadline is December 22, 2016.

Visit our website for more information and to download an entry form.

Norma Farber First Book Award

  • Established by the family and friends of Norma Farber, poet and author of children's books, for a first book of original poetry written by an American and published in either a hard or soft cover in a standard edition in 2016. Translations are ineligible, as are chapbooks. Winning books are distributed to PSA members at the Benefactor level or above.
William Carlos Williams Award
  • Endowed by the family and friends of Geraldine Clinton Little, a poet and author of short stories and former vice-president of the PSA, for a book of poetry written by a single author who lives in the United States or is a U.S. citizen. The book must be published by a small press, non-profit, or university press in a standard edition in 2016. Translations are ineligible, as are chapbooks. Winning books are distributed to PSA members at the Benefactor level or above.

 

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