Foley Poetry Contest

Poems are being accepted for the 2016 Foley Poetry Award.

Each entrant is asked to submit only one unpublished poem on any topic. The poem should be 30 lines or fewer and not under consideration elsewhere. Poems will not be returned. Poems should be sent in via Submittable, or postal mail.

Include contact information on the same page as the poem. Poems must be postmarked or sent in via Submittable between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2016. The winning poem will be published in the June 6-13, 2016 issue of America. Three runner-up poems will be published in subsequent issues.

Cash prize: $1,000

To send in poems through Submittable, go to

For poems submitted via postal mail, send to:

Foley Poetry Contest

America Magazine

106 West 56th Street

New York, NY 10019