NJ POETS PRIZE

  • Each year, the editors select one poem for the New Jersey Poets Prize. The winning author is awarded $1000 and is invited to read at our spring event. Honorable Mention winners are also selected and published in the Journal of New Jersey Poets. To enter, see our Submission Guidelines.
    PREVIOUS WINNERS
  • Wanda Praisner, “His Chain of Hours,” 2017
  • Timothy Walsh, “My Father’s Royal Standard,” 2016
  • Judith Rowe Michaels, “Spring Rain,” 2015
  • Tina Kelley, “Abloom and Awry,” 2014
  • Ed Romond, “Champion,” 2013
  • Charlotte Mandel, “Secret Model,” 2012
  • Charles H. Johnson, “Leaving,” 2011
  • Stephen Dobyns, “Napatree Point,” 2010