2017 Greg Grummer Poetry Contest

Judge: Monica Youn
  • OPENS: January 10th!
  • DEADLINE: March 19th!
  • PRIZE: $400 and publication in phoebe 46.2 (online issue)
  • ENTRY FEE: $9
  • SUBMISSION SIZE: 3 to 5 poems per submission, totaling no more than 10 pages.
Monica Youn is the author of Blackacre (Graywolf Press 2016), Ignatz (Four Way Books 2010), which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and Barter (Graywolf Press 2003). Her poems have been widely published in journals and anthologies, including The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Poetry, and The Best American Poetry. She has been awarded the Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University and the Witter
Bynner Fellowship of the Library of Congress, as well as residencies at Civitella Ranieri, the Rockefeller Foundation — Bellagio, Yaddo, and MacDowell. Youn received her A.B. from Princeton, where she completed the Certificate Program in Creative Writing, and was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship. After receiving her masters degree in English Literature from Oxford, she attended Yale Law School and practiced law for over a decade, testifying before Congress on multiple occasions, appearing as an expert commentator on PBS and MSNBC, and publishing political commentary in
Slate and the New York Times, among other publications. She has previously taught poetry at Bennington College, Columbia University, and in the Warren Wilson and Sarah Lawrence M.F.A. programs.


One Reply to “2017 Greg Grummer Poetry Contest”

  1. Wendy Aune says:

    Is the deadline today( 3-17-17) for this contest? I show a deadline of March 31 in Writer’s Digest 2017 book. Please reply asap and thank you for your advice.