We are honored to create this space for women poets to step forward. Thanks to the efforts of the VIDA project and other initiatives, the poetry landscape has made a lot of progress in recent years, but much work is still to be done. Palette is YOURS as much as it is ours, and we want our journal to be an inclusive, welcoming space where women's voices are amplified and offered tangible support. This contest only accepts submissions from women poets. ALL women are welcome to submit (cis and trans). The winning poet will be awarded $3000 and publication on Palette Poetry. Second and third place will win $300 & $200 respectively, as well as publication. The top ten finalists will be selected by the editors, and guest judge Jos Charles will then select the winner and two runners-up.