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2023 Book Contest

Our 2023 book contest deadline is June 30th. The contest is now CLOSED. To check on the status of your submission, please use our Online Submission Manager.

We are excited to announce that Emma Aylor is the winner of the 2022 poetry book prize, chosen by contest judge Tina Chang. Aylor's collection Close Red Water will be available in fall 2023.


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Barrow Street Journal

Barrow Street Winter 2020/21 contains work by 50 poets, including the winner of the 2021 Book Prize.

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Poems from the Journal

Read current and former contributors online.

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About Us

Barrow Street Inc. is a nonprofit literary arts organization that was started in Greenwich Village, NYC in 1994 to provide community outreach and host literary events featuring emerging and established poets.

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