This award is established in partnership with the Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities
Tony Quagliano Poetry
The Tony Quagliano Poetry Award 2021
This award honors Tony Quagliano’s legacy as an experimental poet and editor. It recognizes an accomplished poet with an outstanding body of innovative, cutting-edge work pushing the boundaries of poetic craft, such as experimental approaches to form and/or language. This award also recognizes a poet who contributes meaningfully to a literary community. Preference is given to poets with connection to Hawai‘i and/or the Pacific.
The biennial Tony Quagliano Poetry Award is for $1000.
This award is established in partnership with the Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities. The winner is featured on the Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities website and invited to give a poetry reading and workshop with Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities within six months of receiving notification of the award.
Applications will be reviewed by a judge or a panel of judges.
Eligibility and Application:
-Complete submissions must be received electronically by December 1, 2021.
-There is no entry fee.
-Applicants must be a resident of a US state or territory.
-Submissions must be in English.
-Applicants will be judged 75% on quality of published work and 25% on literary community involvement.
Poets must submit 3 pdf files as described below:
Submissions are by email:
The Tony Quagliano Poetry Award
Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities