Poetry

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

Wundor Editions Poetry Contest 2017

At Wundor, our aim is to champion interesting, unusual writing in all its forms. Poetry, unfortunately, is currently one of the more neglected, too often dismissed as old-fashioned and elitist. We know this isn’t true, and we hope that our contest will help to restore poetry to its rightful place. The theme of our inaugural …

Published: April 3, 2017

Lit Fest Fellowships for Emerging Writers

The Lit Fest Fellowship for Emerging Writers covers the full cost of tuition for a Master Workshop. Lighthouse will be awarding four fellowships for Lit Fest 2017 to advanced writers of fiction (1), poetry (1), dramatic writing (1), and creative nonfiction (1) who haven’t yet published a book-length work and who wouldn’t otherwise be able …

Published: February 27, 2017

F(r)iction’s Winter 2017 Literary Contests

TBL is pleased to announce the F(r)iction Winter Literary Competition. There are four submission categories: 1) creative nonfiction ranging from 1,000 to 7,500 words, 2) short stories of any genre ranging from 1,000 to 7,500 words, 3) flash fiction with a word limit of 750 words, and 4) poetry no longer than three pages. Winners …

Published: February 27, 2017

5-7-5 Poetry

A 5-7-5 is a fun poem to write. For this contest the challenge is to write a 5-7-5. This is a poem that has five syllables for the first line – seven for the second – and five syllables again for the last line. You can write about anything. Cash prize to the winner.

Published: February 27, 2017

#Sweeklove short story romance contest

Upload your story on sweek.com to enter in the competition! Let’s talk about love! With love vibes in the air, it is time for a new Sweek competition. This time for all love & romance fans: #SWEEKL

Published: February 27, 2017

Forum Magazine Spring 2017 Contest

Forum is looking for submissions in poetry, short stories, non-fiction, screenplays, comics, interviews and all mediums of art. The contest is applicable to Fiction and visual arts only although all submissions are potentially eligible for publication. Submissions should be no more than 2500 words. Please include the genre, your name, and the title of your …

Published: February 27, 2017

Tanka Poetry Contest

A Tanka is a fun form of poetry to write. It has five lines and only 31 syllables. It is structured like this: line 1 – 5 syllables line 2 – 7 syllables line 3 – 5 syllables line 4 – 7 syllables line 5 – 7 syllables Write about anything and for this contest …

Published: February 27, 2017