The 2022 Zócalo Public Square Poetry Prize Explores Place
Since 2012, We’ve Honored Works That Visit Landscapes Both Real and Imagined
Since 2012, the Zócalo Public Square Poetry Prize has recognized the U.S. writer of a poem that best evokes a connection to place. Zócalo is now accepting submissions for our 2022 competition. The deadline for entries will close on January 22, 2022. There is no fee required to enter.
As with everything else Zócalo features, we are on the lookout for that rare combination of brilliance and clarity, excellence and accessibility. The prize interprets “place” in many ways: A place may possess historical, cultural, political, or personal importance, and may be …