Mailing Instructions

Send four copies of each manuscript (no bound books or galleys, please) to:

The James Laughlin Award
The Academy of American Poets
75 Maiden Lane, Suite 901
New York, New York 10038

Manuscripts will not be returned.

For more information, please contact: 

Patricia Guzman
Programs Assistant
[email protected]
(212) 274-0343, ext. 13

The undersigned publisher hereby submits and enters four copies of the attached manuscript of original poetry in the contest for the 2014 James Laughlin Award, and agrees to abide by the guidelines for the award.

Proposed Book Title 
Publication Date 
Street Address 
 City, State, Zip 
Street Address 
City, State, Zip 
Publisher Contact Name 
Publisher Signature  

Please provide information on the poet's previous book. Remember that poets who have published more than one book in a standard edition are not eligible for the James Laughlin Award.

Publication Year 
Number of Pages 
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