Broken River Prize

The Broken River Prize is an annual poetry book contest from Platypus Press. Each year a different poet will judge the contest—2020’s judge will be poet and teacher Kaveh Akbar.

Submissions are currently closed.

You can purchase Hijito, by Carlos Andrés Gómez, 2018’s winner (as selected by Eduardo C. Corral) here.

The 2019 Broken River Prize winner was Cotton Silence by Ojo Taiye (selected by Airea D. Matthews).