Amazon Kicks Off Poetry Competition

By Dianna Dilworth 

amazon304Amazon Publishing has just opened a call for submissions for the Little A Poetry Contest, a competition for emerging poets. The winner will take home a $2,000 advance with Little A, Amazon Publishing’s literary imprint.

Writers can submit their work through December 20, 2015. To be eligible, poets must have no more than one published work of poetry available. Contestants can submit their full-length collections to for consideration. Poets Cornelius Eady, Jericho Brown and Kimiko Hahn will judge the contest. Here is more from the press release:

The judges will select a winner based on the quality of writing, strength and originality of content, and creativity of language. The winner will be announced in the spring of 2016 and Little A expects to publish the winner’s manuscript in paperback and eBook in the spring of 2017.