Established in honor of poet Benjamin Saltman in 1998, this contest awards a previously unpublished collection of poetry. 48 page minimum.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Send unpublished poems up to 2,000 words.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Submit original, unpublished poetry, up to 40 lines per poem.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.
Women Who Write 2013 International Poetry & Short Prose Contest is open to all women ages 18 and over, everywhere. One 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner will be selected from each genre. This year’s winners will be published in the 20th anniversary edition of Calliope. Writers are encouraged to read previous editions of Calliope …
Submit 48-64 pages of original poetry. Include a title page with a listing of previously published poems. Open to all poets, regardless of previous publication. Previous winners are ineligible. Submission period: May 1 – June 30.
Open to writers who have never published a full-length book of poetry or who have published only one full-length book of poetry. Max 120 pages. Judged by Donald Revell. Contests opens May 1, 2013.
Submit poems on any subject for a maximum total of four pages and 150 lines, can be one long poem or several shorter poems.