Call for Submissions: Neahkahnie Mountain Poetry Prize

The Hoffman Center for the Arts is sponsoring the Neahkahnie Mountain Poetry Prize in January 2024

Here’s your chance to have your poem published online and win a $100 cash prize.

The winning poem and poet will be featured in the Hoffman Center Website and Newsletter in April. The top three winners will also be featured at a reading on Sunday, April 14th.

You may submit up to three poems of 30 lines or less, on any subject.

Each submitter must state a clear connection to the North Oregon Coast in the biographical statement that accompanies the submission.

The contest will be limited to the first 50 poets who submit. The submission window runs from January 1 to 31. The winner will be notified in March.

There is a $7 entry fee to enter the contest. All submissions must be made online at Please follow the specific guidelines.

The contest judge this year is Logan Garner (pictured), the 2023 winner of the Neahkahnie Mountain Poetry Prize. He lives and writes on Oregon’s north coast at the mouth of the Columbia River. His first poetry collection, Here, in the Floodplain, was published by Plan B Press in 2023 and his work has appeared in the Elevation Review, Flying Island, the North Coast Squid and others. He’s currently working on two more poetry collections.