OBERON poetry magazine



13th Annual Oberon Poetry Prize


A prize of $1,000 and publication in Oberon, a literary journal published by the Oberon Foundation, a nonprofit arts organization on Long Island, is judged anonymously and is given for an unpublished poem in any style.


Pramila Venkateswaran will judge this year’s contest.

Honorable mention(s) awarded at the judge’s discretion.

Submit up to three poems with a non-refundable $18 entry fee (includes a copy of Oberon) postmarked by April 1, 2015.

You can pay using our PayPal link on the Online Submission page.

If you are mailing your poems to us, make checks payable to Oberon and include your contact info,

poem titles, and a two to three line bio on a cover sheet. Do not include your name on the poems.

Please keep copies of your poem(s) as entries cannot be returned.

Enclose a SASE for notification of the contest results if snail mailing your poems.

Simultaneous submissions are acceptable as long as you notify us as soon as possible if your poem has been accepted by another publication.

Contest results will not be released until June 2015.

Poems cannot be removed from our publication after June 1, 2015.

A reading and release of the publication is scheduled for September. Date and location TBD.


Submit entries via our upload button on our Online Submission page or mail your printed poem(s) to:


Oberon Poetry Prize

P.O. Box 713

Stony Brook, NY 11790

(631) 862-0555



Editor: Jan La Roche

Editor Emeritus: Claire Nicolas White