The Kore Press First Book Award is open each year to any female writer who has not published a full-length collection of poetry. Writers who have had chapbooks of less than 42 pages printed in editions of no more than 400 copies are eligible.
Manuscripts must be: • A minimum of 48 pages and a maximum of 90 pages. no cover letter needed. • Anonymous (do not include your name anywhere on the manuscript) • Original poetry written by applicant (translations are not eligible) • $28 reading fee.
Awards:- $1500, plus 20 author copies.
Note:- Females only