Contests Poetry

Legitimate writing and literary contests, competitions, awards and prizes of all kinds. Contests do NOT have to offer monetary rewards, but that is what most authors expect to find in this category.

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Poetry Kit Directory of Competitions - A listing of worldwide, English-language poetry contests, including those who do not maintain a web site.

  • Griffin Poetry Prize - Griffin Poetry Prizes, worth C$40,000 each, are annual writers resources international contests and Canadian literary awards for poetry written writers resources or translated contests into English. Publishers only are invited writers resources to submit collections contests of poetry in traditional print writers resources format each calendar year.
  • Georgia Poetry Society Contests - Offers a number of contests throughout the year, writers resources international in scope, for short poems.
  • The Kingsley Tufts Poetry Awards - An annual award of $100,000 is offered for a published writers resources book of original poetry by a U.S. citizen or legal writers resources resident alien.
  • Poetry Contest Caution - Provides a listing of some on-line poetry websites writers resources which poetry sponsor misleading or deceptive "contests", for which writers resources no entry poetry fees are usually charged.
  • Winning Writers - Offers several annual competitions, among them a contest contests on the writers resources specific theme of War and a contests parody competition. Includes link writers resources lists, recommendations for reading contests and an online guide to poetry writers resources contests for contests subscribers.
  • Bridport Prize - An international creative writing competition for poetry (under contests 42 lines) writers resources and short stories (under 5,000 words). contests Prize money totals ten writers resources thousand pounds. Entry fee: contests Six pounds. Deadline: June 30, each writers resources year.
  • The Poetic Link - An interactive data base, publishing submitted works and critiques and offering monthly prizes for best poet and best critiquer. Includes membership form and contest rules.
  • The New Writer Poetry and Prose Prizes - Annual contest seeks both single and multiple (six poetry to ten) poems, plus short stories and essays. poetry 2,500 pounds in prize pool. Entry fees vary poetry from 4 pounds to 10 pounds.
  • Hollis Summers Poetry Prize - Seeks manuscript collections of unpublished poems. Prize: $500 writers resources cash, poetry plus publication. Reading fee: $15. Deadline: October writers resources 31.
  • Utmost Christian Poetry Contest - Annual Christian poetry contest, closing each February, offers poetry $4000 in cash prizes with other poetry contests poetry year round.
  • Lois Cranston Memorial Poetry Prize - Publication plus $300 award. Postmarked March 1 through May 31. contests There is a $15 fee per entry. Women writers only.
  • Lost Horse Press - The Idaho Prize is open to U.S. authors only. It offers $1000 plus publication for a book-length poetry manuscript of 48 pages or more. Entry fee: $25. Deadline: May 15.
  • Comstock Review Annual Poetry Contest - Original, unpublished poems are sought. Maximum length: 40 writers resources lines. Entry fee: $3 per poem. Prize pool: writers resources $1,350. Deadline: July 1. Selected poems will be writers resources published.
  • First Writer Poetry Competition - Annual contest offers first prize of £500 (over $750), with $150 for the best runner-up from the United States and £100 for the best runner-up from the United Kingdom for a poem in any style and on any subject. Length: under 30 lines. Minimum entry fee:
  • Voices Network - Features quarterly poetry competitions, with no entry fees. poetry Open to all, though entries from children are poetry judged by less strict criteria. Cash prizes total poetry $175.
  • Ragged Raven's International Poetry Competition - Annual contest seeks poems of any length and on any poetry subject. Prize money totals 450 pounds. Entry fee: 3 pounds. poetry Closing date: October 31, 2003.
  • People Before Profits Poetry Prize - An annual prize for an original poem on writers resources a "people before profits" theme. $10 entry fee. writers resources $200 prize. Deadline: March 1.
  • Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prizes - Poetry prizes from $1,000 to $25,000 will be awarded for contests heartfelt lyric poems celebrating the spirit of life. Deadline: November contests 6. Entry fee: $10. Open to any writer under the contests age of 40.
  • Poetry London - One of Britain\\'s leading poetry magazines, features original poetry poems, and reviews, and sponsors a rewarding annual poetry contest for unpublished poems, less than 80 lines poetry in length. Winners have been announced for 2003 poetry contest.
  • Reuben Rose Annual Poetry Competition - Annual competition seeks poems on general themes, not more than contests forty lines in length. Three monetary prizes totalling $800, also contests honarary mentions. All poems judged anonymously. Entry fee: $5. per contests poem. Deadline each year-: October 7 2008.
  • Swift Satire Poetry Competition - Submissions are invited for a satirical poem, in contests the spirit contests and style of Swift, on a contests topic of social/political interest. contests First Prize: Euro 1,000. contests Closing Date: July 24, 2004.
  • Margaret Reid Poetry Prize for Traditional Verse - Annual awards totaling $2,000 (including a $1,000 First Prize) are poetry made for poems in traditional verse forms. Any variations on poetry metrical, rhyming and/or formal poems are eligible. The judge\\'s interpretation poetry of "traditional" is loose rather than
  • Haiku Contest Announcements - Provides details of haiku contests around the world.
  • Frances Locke Memorial Poetry Award - Annual contest offers a $1,000 cash award, plus publication, for writers resources an imaginative work. Reading fee: $10. Deadline: June 15.
  • Tom Howard Poetry Contest - Annual contest, closing September 30, 2005, seeks original poems in any style, on any theme, and of any length. Published verse and simultaneous submissions are okay. Prize money totals $2,000, including a First Prize of $1,000. All prizewinners also rece
  • Wolf Poetry Competition - An annual poetry competition, seeking original, unpublished poems, writers resources five writers resources to thirty lines in length. Theme: wolves. writers resources Closing writers resources date: December 12. Entry fee: $5.
  • Juniper Prize for Poetry Contest - Original manuscripts of at least fifty pages are sought by contests The University of Massachusetts Press which will publish the winning contests collection of original poetry. Entry fee: $20. Submissions accepted August1 contests through September 30.
  • Ohio State University Press Poetry Contest - A $2,000 poetry contest for book-length manuscripts (at poetry least 48 pages), sponsored by the Ohio State poetry University\\'s literary magazine, "The Journal". Reading fee: $25. poetry Entries must be postmarked during the month of poetry September.
  • Slipstream Press Poetry Contest - An annual poetry chapbook contest, worth $1,000, seeking writers resources up to forty pages of poetry in any writers resources style, format or theme. Entry fee: $15. Deadline: writers resources December 1, each year.
  • Annual Short Grain Contest - Annual contest seeks original, unpublished poems in four poetry categories. Prize writers resources money totals $6,000. Deadline: January 31.

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