november, 2020

01nov1:00 am1:00 amFree to enter!THE NINA RIGGS POETRY AWARDInternational Entry Fee: Free Max word count: no limit (?) Top Prize: $1,000

Nina Riggs Poetry Award

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Nina Riggs, author of The Bright Hour and Lucky Lucky, wrote beautiful work on many subjects, including relationships and domestic life. She knew how to savor every moment of her too-short life, and in her poetry and her memoir, she explores the poignancy and love that resonate in the details of every day. With this award, Cave Wall seeks to honor poets like Nina, whose writing illuminates just how extraordinary the ordinary can be.

A prize of $1,000 will be given annually for a single poem that examines relationships, family, or domestic life that was published in a book or magazine in the last three years. Nominate no more than six poems by one author that were published in print in a book or magazine in 2018, 2019, or 2020 by November 1. Self-nominations are not accepted. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

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