wed15mayAll DayCompletedMontreal International Poetry PrizeCategoryPoetryInternationalEntry Fee$25 Max word count40 lines Top Prize$20,000

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The Montreal International Poetry Prize 2024 is now open for submissions!

Once again, $20,000 Canadian are on the line for a single poem of 40 lines or fewer. Our final judge A.E. Stallings will select the winning poem from a shortlist of 60 poems carefully chosen by our honoured jury of twelve established and successful poets. On the jury this year will be: Caroline Bird, Sadiqa de Meijer, Bianca Stone, rob mclennan, Kaie Kellough, Sarah Wolfson, Mai Der Vang, Damen O’Brien, Danielle Legros Georges, Vivek Narayanan, Andrew McMillan, and Randy Lundy.

The shortlist and winner will be announced and published on our website in September 2024, and an anthology will all our finalists will follow next year.

Until our early bird deadline on May 1, first submissions are $20, and after that $25 until submissions close on May 15. Additional submissions are welcome at a discounted rate of $17 at any time. All prices are in Canadian dollars.

Get your best poems ready and join us for a major event of English language poetry in 2024!

We are keen to encourage quality, so suggest writers to check their stories before submitting using Prowritingaid. They have free and paid versions and are the best writing software we know to help improve grammar, readability and check for repetition, ‘sticky’ sentences and suggest alternatives.

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