This award honors Tony Quagliano’s legacy as an experimental poet and editor. It recognizes an accomplished poet with an outstanding body of innovative, cutting-edge work pushing the boundaries of poetic craft, such as experimental approaches to form and/or language. This award also recognizes a poet who contributes meaningfully to a literary community. Preference is given to poets with connection to Hawai‘i and/or the Pacific.
The biennial Tony Quagliano Poetry Award is for $1000.
This award is established in partnership with the Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities. The winner is featured on the Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities website and invited to give a poetry reading and workshop with Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities within six months of receiving notification of the award.
Applications will be reviewed by a judge or a panel of judges.
Eligibility and Application:
Poets must submit 3 pdf files as described below:
♦ The citations should include the title and date of each source publication.
♦ No more than 5 poems should be from any one source.
♦ The heading for this bibliography should provide:
◊ Phone number
◊ Email address of the poet.