Submit to the 2018 Toi Derricotte & Cornelius Eady Chapbook Prize
The 2018 Toi Derricotte & Cornelius Eady Chapbook Prize is now open for submission! Launched in 2015, the prize is dedicated to the discovery of exceptional chapbook-length manuscripts by Black poets, and is presented in collaboration with the O, Miami Poetry Festival, The Center for the Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center and The Betsy-South Beach. Black poets of African descent at any stage in their career are welcome to submit.
The winner will receive $500, publication by Jai-Alai Books in 2019, 10 copies of the chapbook, a residency at The Writer’s Room at The Betsy Hotel, and a feature reading in 2019 at the O, Miami Poetry Festival.