Each manuscript must be accompanied by a check or money order in U.S. dollars for $20.00 payable to "University of Pittsburgh Press."
According to the guidelines, "Employees and students of the University of Pittsburgh are not eligible for the award."
This year's winner is Aaron Smith, who holds an M.F.A. in Poetry from the University of Pittsburgh. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in various publications including Bloom, 5 AM (edited by Orchester), Gulfstream!ng, Kestrel, Pearl, Pleiades . . . He has done publicity for both the University of Pittsburgh Press and HarperCollins Publishers."
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