Red Wheelbarrow

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Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize
Final Judge: Ellen Bass

Three prizes: $1,000, $500, $250
Five finalists published in 2017 Red Wheelbarrow 

Letterpress broadside of winning poem printed by Gary Young, Greenhouse Review Press.

Submit up to three unpublished poems in a single manuscript. 
  • Each poem must fit onto one 8.5 x 11 inch page;
  • Do not include any personal identifiers in the manuscript nor in manuscript file name;
  • Short bio acceptable, not required;
  • Deadline to submit: 15 August 2017;
  • Simultaneous submission OK but please notify immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize is sponsored by Poetry Center San Jose and Red Wheelbarrow. For information about Poetry Center San Jose, visit