Anna Davidson Rosenberg Award 

The 2018 Anna Davidson Rosenberg Award is now open for submissions. 

You are invited to visit the specific guidelines and submit as noted. 

Thank you / The Editors

Welcome Poets;

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What to submit:

25 pages of poetry

poems in order of choice 

+ title page / introduction page

+ acknowledgment page 

+ about the author page

+ table of contents page 

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there is $100.00 set-up fee

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Optional Services:

ISBN# and Bar Code $125.00 

proofreading $2.00 per page 

back cover review $30.00 

designing webpage $125.00 

Free services for the published 

chapbook are noted on our website.

Editors are ready and excited to review your manuscript. 

Questions; poeticapublishing@aol.com 

Thank you,

Michal Mahgerefteh

Managing Editor


The Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Awards on the Jewish experience were established by Nedda Fratkin, Marvin Rosenberg and Violet Ginsburg in memory of their mother, Anna Rosenberg, née Davidson in 1987. The contest is open to all writers exploring the Jewish experience (irrespective of author's ethnicity or religious affiliation).

All entrants retain the copyright rights that they have in the poems they submit, but by participating in this contest and submitting poems, all winners grant Poetica Publishing the right, license, and ability to use and publish all winning poems (in complete form or in excerpted form) on Poetica Publishing web site, on other Web sites, in other media, and in print editions/anthology.


 $250.00 - First Place
 $150.00 - Second Place
 $150.00 - Third Place
 $75.00 - Up to Ten Honorable Mention
 $18.00 - Finalists

The winning poems will be published on our website.

Final Judge:
Yiskah Rosenfeld  holds an MFA in poetry from Mills College and an MA in jurisprudence and social policy from UC Berkeley. While studying at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, she taught Jewish literature at Temple University. Along with receiving the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Prize in 2010, Yiskah was awarded the Reuben Rose Memorial Prize in Israel. (full BIO on our website)

DEADLINE: January 15, 2019

Fee:  $3.00 per poem


We accept submissions via SUBMITTABLE, only. Please submit ONE poem in a single submission and up to FIVE poems per writer. 

*Judging is done anonymously, please do not include cover letter with biographical information or introduction to the work.

We consider UNPUBLISHED works, only. Once submitted, works cannot be withdrawn or revised. Submissions by mail/email - will not be acknowledged. Do not change titles of published or award-winning works and submit to the contest. Final selection of winners 05/2019.

Each Submission: 

Time New Roman #12
No underlines / graphics
No contact information
Poems must be titled

Award Committee  

Poetica Publishing