The 2022 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award is a $1,000 award recognizing a poetry collection translated from any language into English and published in the previous calendar year. Established in 1976, it is given annually. A noted translator chooses the winning book.


Submissions are accepted from September 15, 2021 through February 15, 2022 (11:59 p.m. Eastern Time). The 2022 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award will be judged by David Shook.


Please review the guidelines before sending your submission. For questions, please write to awards@poets.org.

The 2022 Treehouse Climate Action Poem Prize is given to honor exceptional poems that help make real for readers the gravity of the vulnerable state of our environment at present.

Established in 2019 with generous support from Treehouse Investments, LLC, the prize will honor three poets. First place will receive $1,000; second place, $750; and third place, $500. In addition, all three poems will be published in the popular Poem-a-Day series, which is distributed to 500,000 readers. Poems may also be featured in the award-winning education series Teach This Poem, which serves 37,000 educators each week.

Submissions are accepted September 15, 2021 through November 15, 2021 (11:59 p.m. Eastern Time). The judges for the 2022 Treehouse Climate Action Poem Prize are environmental thought-leader and activist Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali and poet Alexis Pauline Gumbs.

Please review the guidelines before sending your submission. For questions, please write to awards@poets.org.

The 2022 Academy of American Poets First Book Award is a $5,000 first-book publication prize. The winning manuscript, chosen by Tyehimba Jess, will be published by Graywolf Press, a leading independent publisher committed to the discovery and energetic publication of contemporary American and international literature. The winner also receives an all-expenses-paid six-week residency at the Civitella Ranieri Center in the Umbrian region of Italy and distribution of the winning book to thousands of Academy of American Poets members.


Submissions for the 2022 First Book Award are accepted from August 1, 2021 to October 1, 2021 (11:59 p.m. EDT). Please review our guidelines before sending your submission. For questions, please write to awards@poets.org.

The Raiziss/de Palchi Translation Awards recognize outstanding translations into English of modern Italian poetry through a $10,000 book prize and a $25,000 fellowship, given in alternating years. The Raiziss/de Palchi Translation Awards Fund was established in 1995 through a bequest to The New York Community Trust by Sonia Raiziss Giop, a poet, translator, and long-time editor of Chelsea. The Trust has selected the Academy to administer the award.

The $10,000 Raiziss/de Palchi Book Prize will be given in 2022 for the translation into English of a significant work of modern Italian poetry. The judges for the 2022 Raiziss/de Palchi Book Prize are Nick Benson, Moira Egan, and Graziella Sidoli.

Please review the guidelines before sending your submission. For questions, please write to awards@poets.org.

The 2022 Ambroggio Prize is a $1,000 publication prize given for a book-length poetry manuscript originally written in Spanish and with an English translation. The winning manuscript is published by the University of Arizona Press, which is nationally recognized for its commitment to publishing the award-winning works of emerging and established voices in Latinx and Indigenous literature, as well as groundbreaking scholarship in Latinx and Indigenous studies.

Established in 2017, the Ambroggio Prize is the only annual award of its kind in the United States that honors American poets whose first language is Spanish.

Submissions are accepted September 15, 2021 through February 15, 2022 (11:59 p.m. Eastern Time). The judge for the 2022 Ambroggio Prize is Raina J. León.

Please review the guidelines before sending your submission. For questions, please write to awards@poets.org.

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