Poetry

Faith Poetry Contest

Share a poem of faith to enter this poetry contest. All poetry types accepted. Just write a poem that reflects your thoughts on faith.

Published: April 3, 2017

Flying South 2017 – Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction

Flying South has established a tradition as a collection of beautifully crafted stories, poems, and creative non-fiction. Last year’s magazine included work from all regions of the United States and from one foreign country.

Published: April 3, 2017

Baum Indie Book Prize 2017

Are you an indie author looking to publish your book with marketing built in? Henry and Cate Baum, founders of indie book companies Self-Publishing Review and Kwill Books have set up a fund for one author to receive an entirely free book publication and marketing deal with Kwill Books starting in October 2017. This is …

Published: April 3, 2017

Lanturne Poetry

Write a five line poem to enter this contest. The syllable count is one, two, three, four, one. So the first line has one syllable, the second line has two, the third line has three syllables, fourth has four and the final line has one. Center your poem and this will usually result in a …

Published: April 3, 2017

Tanka Poetry Contest

For this contest you are challenged to write a Tanka poem. Tanka is a form of poetry that often follows a specific syllable count. line 1 – 5 syllables line 2 – 7 syllables line 3 – 5 syllables line 4 – 7 syllables line 5 – 7 syllables So it contains five unrhymed lines …

Published: April 3, 2017

The 2017 Peseroff Prize Poetry Contest

“Whenever something new develops in poetry, many will argue, ‘That’s not poetry.’ Think of the reception of William Carlos Williams . . . spoken word poets, poets who incorporate graphics, poets who write in code so robots can read them. It’s all poetry.” –Joyce Peseroff Breakwater Review is proud to announce The Peseroff Prize: publication …

Published: April 3, 2017

“Orange” International Call For Artists and Writers by ArtAscent – Deadline April 30, 2017

| Theme: The colour between red and yellow in the visible spectrum, orange is associated with meanings of warmth, optimism, enthusiasm, transition, health, happiness, fun, creativity and freedom. Orange is stimulating, vibrant and flamboyant. It is the colour of vivid sunsets, fire, vegetables, flowers, fish, citrus fruits, marmalade, traffic cones, life rafts and Cheetos. Orange …

Published: April 3, 2017

Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest – Summer 2017

The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who enjoys expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry or writing a story that’s worth telling everyone! And welcome to all, having the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash …

Published: April 3, 2017

Jabberwock Review Nancy D. Hargrove Editors’ Prize in Fiction and Poetry

Each fiction entry should consist of a single short story of any length—though please keep in mind that our entire journal runs 90-100 pages. (Novel excerpts may be submitted if they are self-contained.) Each poetry entry should consist of 1-3 poems. The winning entry may be for a single poem or group of poems. All …

Published: April 3, 2017

3 Line Poem

Write a poem with only three lines that follows a specific syllable count to enter this contest. This poem has the following syllable counts: 5/7/5 or 5/7/7. Example: By milky moonlight (5 syllables) your silky skin upon mine (7 syllables) ignites a great desire.(7 syllables)

Published: April 3, 2017