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Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest – Summer 2021


Wednesday, September 22, 2021


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Entry Fees

$5(USD) per poem, $10(USD) per story


Writing First Prize is $500, Second $250, Third $100
Poetry First Prize is $250, Second $125, Third $50
All contest winners will be published online in the Dare to Dream pages.


International, open to anyone who enjoys expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the literary art of poetry and/or writing a short story that is worth telling everyone. Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject, style, or form. All poem entries may be either typed or neatly hand printed. And/or write a short story, 5 pages maximum length, on any subject or theme, fiction, nonfiction, or creative nonfiction (including essay compositions, diary, journal entries, stage plays, and screenwriting). Also, all short story entries may be either typed or legibly hand-printed. All entries must be original. Multiple and simultaneous poems and short story entries are accepted.

Contact Information

Dream Quest One
Poetry & Writing Contest
P.O. Box 3141
Chicago, IL 60654


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