C.P. Cavafy Prize in Poetry

This is a call for entries for our 2012 C.P. Cavafy Prize in Poetry! $1000 dollars to the winner!

DEADLINE: November 16, 2012

$15 entry fee for up to three poems; you may include additional poems, for a $3 reading fee per poem.

Make checks payable to Poetry International.

Please mail your submissions to:

C.P. Cavafy Award
Poetry International
Dept. of English and Comparative Literature
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr. San Diego, CA 92182-6020

Guidelines for Poetry International Contests

  • Only previously unpublished work is eligible for consideration.
  • Provide your contact information & titles of all poems submitted, on the title page.
  • Author name and information should appear only on the title page.
  • No handwritten entries, please.
  • Please make your entry easy to read–no illustrations, fancy fonts or decorative borders.
  • Simultaneous Submission Allowed: You may submit your poems simultaneously.  Please contact us if we need to withdraw your poem(s) because they have been accepted elsewhere.
  • Please make checks out to “Poetry International.”
  • Poems translated from other languages are not eligible, unless you wrote both the original poem and the translation.
  • No SASE necessary. We will announce the winners on our website and blog. All manuscripts will be recycled.”

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