Submit original, unpublished, free verse poems from 10 lines to two pages in English. Reading period: April 1 to Sept. 15. Hard copy entries via regular mail only.
Submit original fiction or nonfiction of up to 6,000 words, or submit 3-5 poems or one long poem of at least five pages. The theme is “Elemental.” Submit online only. Contest judges: Poetry, judged by John Daniel Fiction, judged by Teague Bohlen Nonfiction, judged by Kathryn Miles
Submit a manuscript between 50 and 75 pages. Previously published work is eligible.
Submit up to 10 unpublished haiku on three separate 3×5 cards. Contest held by the Haiku Society of America.
Established in honor of poet Benjamin Saltman in 1998, this contest awards a previously unpublished collection of poetry. 48 page minimum. No email or digital submissions.
The judge of the 4th Annual Poetry Contest is Robert Pinsky, the only poet to have been named three times The United States Poet Laureate. Please review the full eligibility requirements, FAQ and guidelines on our website before entering the contest.
THE DREAM QUEST ONE POETRY CONTEST is open to anyone that loves expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry! Guidelines: (1) Write a poem, thirty lines or fewer on any subject, form or style. Multiple entries are accepted. Visit our website for details on how to enter!
Send unpublished poems up to 2,000 words. All styles welcome and all entries considered for publication.
Submit original, unpublished poetry, up to 40 lines per poem. Submit by regular mail.
Annual award honoring outstanding writing in the themes of health, healing, illness, the mind, and the body. Fiction and nonfiction up to 5,000 words and poetry up to three poems.