The Don Gutteridge Poetry Award
Don Gutteridge Poetry Prize
Published by Wet Ink Books
$2,500.00 for the best
unpublished poetry ms by a Canadian poet.
• The winner will receive $2,500.00 (CND$) and 50 copies of the finished published book and will be featured in the magazine Devour: Art & Lit Canada with 7 poems, bio and bio pic. See Devour on line at:
• The 3 runners up will be offered a publishing contract and will be featured in the magazine, Devour: Art and Lit Canada, with 5 poems, bio and bio pic.
• MS must be new, previously unpublished poems.
(25% of the ms content can be previously published
in journals, magazines, anthologies, blogs, etc.)
(0% of the ms content can be previously published
in previous books by the author.)
• Length – MS must be a minimum of 60 poetry pages.
• The Judge – Don Gutteridge will be the sole judge.
• Mail – Your finished ms will be mailed to:
Mr. Don Gutteridge
230 Victoria Street,
London ON N6A 2C2
(ms will not be returned)
(do not send submission fee to this address, see below)
• Include – With your mailed ms include a cover letter that includes: your full name, your mailing address, phone numbers, your email address and proposed title of book. In your letter indicate how you paid your $25 entry fee. Indicate your cheque number or eTransfer confirmation number.
• Submission Date – The award will begin receiving submissions on: October 01, 2021.
• Deadline – The deadline for the 2022 award is:
December 15, 2021.
• Announcing Winners – The winner and three runners up will be announced on:
February 15, 2022.
• Entry Fee – $25.00 CND$ Entry fee will be mailed to:
Wet Ink Books
408 – 5 Greystone Walk Drive
eTransfer to: WetInkBooks @ gmail. com