Elizabeth R. Curry Poetry Contest Guidelines

All entries considered for publication. Pay Pal Reading Fee $10

Contest Deadline:

Next year’s poetry contest will be taking entries from August 1st 2018 through December 1st 2018.

Submit up to three (3) unpublished poems with a $10.00 reading fee, which includes a two-year subscription. Submit poems through SLAB Submission Manager and complete $10 PayPal fee by clicking the “Buy Now” button below.


Our new judge will be poet Kathy Fagan.

First Place:

First place: $600, and a limited edition, hand-bound chapbook of the winner’s poetry.


$400 and publication in SLAB.

Contest Rules:

All winners/finalists will be published in SLAB.
All poems considered for publication.
All manuscripts are submitted to the readers and judges anonymously.
*Current and former students of the judge are ineligible to enter.