University of Nebraska Press

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

The Backwaters Prize in Poetry Contest

The Backwaters Prize in Poetry Contest submission period is April 1–May 31.

The winner will be awarded a $2,500.00 cash prize and publication of their book by the University of Nebraska Press under its imprint, The Backwaters Press. The judge for the 2019 contest is Grace Bauer.