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2018 UB Student Poetry Prizes

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Celebrate the power of poetry! The University Libraries invite UB students to participate in our annual poetry competitions for undergraduate and graduate students. Entries are due by March 16, 2018 in the following categories:

  1. The Friends of the University Libraries Undergraduate Poetry Prize
    $200 prize for the best poem or group of poems submitted by a UB undergraduate student.
  2. The Academy of American Poets Prize
    $200 prize for the best poem or group of poems submitted by a UB undergraduate or graduate student.
  3. The Dan Liberthson Poetry Prize
    $100 prize for the best poem or group of poems submitted by a UB graduate student.

Submission guidelines:

  • One or more word-processed, double-spaced poems
  • Entries should not exceed 5 pages
  • Student’s name should not appear on the entries
  • Include a cover sheet with:
  • The name of the prize
  • Your name, address, e-mail and phone number
  • Deliver your entry, with cover sheet, by March 16, 2018 to: 234 Lockwood Library – Circulation Desk

For additional information, please contact:  The Poetry Collection of the University Libraries at lpo-poetry@buffalo.edu.