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Nightboat Books
310 Nassau Avenue, #205
Brooklyn, NY 11222



The 2020 Nightboat Poetry Prize and Poetry Reading Period will be open from September 1 through November 15, 2020.


We’re not accepting submissions at this time. The next Prose Reading Period will open in Summer 2021. Please check back then.


Please submit translation manuscripts (prose) through the 2021 Prose Reading Period.