The submission period for the 2014 awards is now closed. Please check back soon for more information on submitting for the 2015 awards.
Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award
The work submitted must be a book published between September 1, 2012 and August 31, 2013. Manuscripts, CDs, and chapbooks are not accepted.
Kate Tufts Discovery Award
The work submitted must be a first book published between September 1, 2012 and August 31, 2013. Manuscripts, CDs, and chapbooks are not accepted.
A completed 2014 Entry Form must be completed and submitted by the September 15, 2013 deadline.
9 copies of the entry must be postmarked by September 15, 2013 and mailed to:
Kingsley & Kate Tufts Poetry Awards
Claremont Graduate University
160 E. Tenth Street, Harper East B7
Claremont, California 91711-6165
Book copies will not be returned. Once received as a submission for one of the Tufts Awards, the book copies are the property of Claremont Graduate University.
A work may be submitted for either award only once, although the winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award may submit another work in a later year for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award.
Work must be original poetry written originally in English by a poet who is a citizen or legal resident alien of the United States.
The work may be submitted by its author or, with the poet's consent, by a publisher, agent, or other representative.
Previous winners of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award are not eligible.
Poets who wish to be eligible for the awards must agree at the outset to:
- Grant permission to reproduce portions of the work honored in publicizing the award.
- Attend the awards presentation in mid to late April 2014.
- In the case of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award winner, spend, within six months of the award presentation, one week in residence at Claremont Graduate University for lectures and poetry readings in Claremont and greater Los Angeles.
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