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Pat Parker Poetry Award

Sponsored by: National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)

Applicant must be a black, lesbian, feminist poet and submit a narrative poem or dramatic monologue. Submitted poems must be up to 50 lines in length and on a topic to the concerns of African-American women, lesbians, and feminists, or the life and work of poet Pat Parker. Preference given to poems that inspire, enlighten, or encourage.


Application Deadline July 31
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Other
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $250
Average $250
Min $250

Contact Information

National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)
United States

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