Ghost Peach Press

The 2022 Ghost Peach Press Prize

This contest for a first or second full-length poetry collection is open to any poet writing in English who has not yet published more than one full-length book in poetry (poets with multiple chapbooks ​are ​eligible), and offers a cash prize of $1,000 and publication, as well as ten copies of the published book. This contest is now closed.

The winner will be announced by November 2022 and publication is expected in the fall of 2023.


Past winners include: Laura Page, Dove and Coyote (available here), Mirande Bissell, Stalin at the Opera (available here), and Gion Davis, Too Much (available here).


The 2021 Ghost Peach Press Prize in Poetry

Gion Davis, Too Much

This manuscript was selected by Chen Chen, who called it “an uncompromising wonder” and “giddily alive.”


2021 Finalists:

Michael Cryer

James D’Agostino

Darren Higgins

Brent House

Leah Claire Kaminski

Hila Ratzabi

Ashley Roach-Freiman

Theadora Siranian

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