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
Tony Quagliano Poetry
This award is established in partnership with the Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities