RUMINATE Magazine is accepting up to two previously unpublished poems per entry of no more than forty lines each for the 2015 Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize through midnight on May 5. A blind panel of readers will select fifteen poems as finalists, and acclaimed poet and essayist Dan Beachy-Quick will select the winning entry. A prize of $1,500 will be awarded to the first place winner, and $200 will be awarded to the second place winner. Both the winning and first runner-up poems will be published in the Fall 2015 issue in September. The entry fee is $20 and includes a copy of the fall issue.
RUMINATE is a quarterly Christian literary and arts journal of short stories, poetry, creative nonfiction, and visual art “that speaks to the existence of our daily lives while nudging us toward a greater hope.” For more information or to submit, visit the website at http://www.ruminatemagazine.com/submit/contests/poetry-prize/.