Guidelines

The call for entries for the Balocating Undergraduate Prize for Poetry goes out in early spring semester with entries due by mid-March. The final judge will be announced with the call for entries.

General guidelines for the Balocating Undergraduate Prize for Poetry:

  • Open to MSU undergraduate students in any major
  • Prize awarded for a single poem
  • Submit up to three poems
  • Provide a separate cover sheet including: your name, email, and phone number
  • Poems must not identify you as the writer
  • Cover sheet and poems may be combined into one pdf