The Ruminate Broadside Poetry Prize is closed.
Each year we award $500 and publication to the winning poet.

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Two poems per entry;
 10 to 30 lines each

Entry fee is $12 (includes a digital copy of Ruminate)


Deadline is August 1st
(with a 3-day grace period)

As with all our submissions, we highly recommend reading a copy of the magazine to better understand the type of work we are looking for.

Download a free excerpt from a past issue featuring some of the winning poems from our 2013 Poetry Prize judged by Maurice Manning.
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"Poetry is the only thing I really have. The
thing that lets me know I’m here. So when
my poems are published or heard, in that
moment, I know I really exist."
—Paula Harris, winner of the 2019 Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize