Happy National Poetry Month!

The University of Nebraska Press is celebrating National Poetry Month in two special ways.

First, we are pleased to announce a 50% off sale on all poetry collections! Enter 6PM20 in the promotion code field of your shopping cart and click “Add Promotion Code.” Offer expires April 30, 2020 and is good on U.S. and Canadian shipments only. Click here to view the books on sale.

Second, the Backwaters Prize in Poetry competition is now open!

The winner will be awarded a $2,000 cash prize and the honorable mention will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize. Both winners will be awarded the publication of their book by the University of Nebraska Press under its imprint, The Backwaters Press. The judge for the 2020 contest is Nebraska State Poet, Matt Mason. Click here for more information.

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