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The prize is named after the German poet Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926), a writer whose work embodies the qualities of ambition, intellectual and imaginative scope, and technical mastery we seek to recognize.
An annual award of a $10,000 award recognizing a book that demonstrates exceptional artistry and vision written by a mid-career poet and published in the preceding year.
The winner will travel to Texas to give readings at UNT and at The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture on April 9th and 10th, 2013. UNT will pay for travel expenses. The author must also allow portions of the winning work to be reproduced for promoting the award. Poets who enter the prize must agree to these terms in order to accept the prize.
Results will be announced in January.
The prize will be judged by UNT’s poetry faculty.
Authors or publishers will email entry form and include a copy with the book submission. Entry form (found here) please 'save as' to your desktop and mail the form and submission to:
The UNT Rilke Prize
Department of English
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #311307
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Laura Kasischke, 2012 for Space, in Chains
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If you have any questions please contact Lisa Vining at email@example.com or 940-369-5981.