Montreal International Poetry Prize deadline approaching


 The Montreal International Poetry Prize, which awards $20,000 CAD to the writer of a single poem, has a submission deadline of June 1st. The Montreal Prize has recently been transferred to McGill University’s Department of English in Montreal, Canada. This year’s judge is the Pulitzer Prize winning African American poet Yusef Komunyakaa.

They’ve already received over 2,300 entries from 68 countries in advance of their upcoming deadline of 1 June 2020but would welcome submissions from Caribbean poets. 

They have recently appeared in The Sunday TimesThe SuburbanRadio Canada InternationalCBC MontrealQuill & Quire, and The McGill Reporter. Please see more information (including submission guidelines) through the links below.

Montreal Prize Website

Montreal Prize – Twitter

Montreal Prize – Facebook

Montreal Prize – Instagram

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