All accepted poetry submissions are considered for a $100 award, funded by ellipsis..., and two copies of the issue.

2021 Judge: Laurie Ann Guerrero

Laurie Ann Guerrero was born and raised in the Southside of San Antonio. She is the author of a chapbook, Babies Under the Skin (Panhandler Publishing, 2008); Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying (Notre Dame, 2013) winner of the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize; and A Crown for Gumecindo (Aztlan Libre 2015). I Have Eaten the Rattlesnake: New & Selected is forthcoming in Fall 2020 from TCU Press). Guerrero was appointed Poet Laureate of San Antonio in 2014, the Poet Laureate of State of Texas in 2016, and is the Writer-in-Residence at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. She will judge Westminster’s student writing awards and the 2021 ellipsis... prize.

2020 Awards

ellipsis... Award: Judged by Don Bogen / "To Time" by Emma Bolden

Academy of American Poets Student Poetry Contest: Judged by Don Bogen / "Bitch" by Marilyn Melissa Salguero

Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Student Prose Contest: Judged by Don Bogen / "Borboleta" by Weston Smith