The UNT Rilke Prize

2015 UNT Rilke Prize

Submission Period is now CLOSED.


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.

Description

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.

Judging

The prize will be judged by UNT’s poetry faculty.


UNT Rilke Prize Recipients:

Katie Peterson, 2014 for The Accounts

Click here for more information about our latest winner!

Click here for a podcast interview with Katie Peterson.

Click here for an interview and radio piece by Jerome Weeks.


Paisley Rekdal, 2013 for Animal Eye

 

Click here for more information about the 2013 winner!

Click here for a podcast interview with Paisley Rekdal.


Laura Kasischke, 2012 for Space, in Chains

 

Click here for more information about our inaugural winner!

Click here for a podcast interview with Laura Kasischke.

If you have any questions please contact Lisa Vining at lisa.vining@unt.edu or 940-369-5981.