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Alan Crawley Victoria Poetry Award

Canadian Poetry Review in partnership with a selected publisher announces the Alan Crawley Victoria Poetry Award.

Presented in memoriam of Alan Crawley, who was instramental in the development of Canadian poetry and a resident of James Bay in Victoria.

Prize: $1000 and publication.

• Emerging poets with 2 published books or less may enter.
• Entrants must be a Vancouver Island residents.
• Submitted poetry manuscript should be 48-160 pages long.
• All entries require a $25.00 submission fee to cover administrative costs.

Deadline: September 30, 2019

“Blind” judging by the editors of Canadian Poetry Review.

The Winner will receive a contract and publication in Spring 2020, as well as the publisher’s standard advance and a cheque for $1000.

All entrants will receive a complimentary one-year (six-issue) subscription to the Canadian Poetry Review.

Submitting: Digital entries may be submitted to Entries should have the subject line: Alan Crawley Victoria Poetry Award submission. Use the PayPal button below to pay the $25.00 entry fee.

Entry fee

Alternatively, hard copies of the manuscript may be mailed to the address below:

Alan Crawley Victoria Poetry Award
Canadian Poetry Review
Box 8474 Main Postal Outlet
Victoria, BC V8W 3S1

All posted entries must be accompanied by the $25.00 submission fee to be considered for the award. Cheques may be made payable to Canadian Poetry Review.