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Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest – Winter 2020 – 2021


Sunday, February 28, 2021


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Entry Fees

$5 per poem
$10 per story


Writing First Prize is $500, 2nd $250, 3rd $125.
Poetry First Prize is $250, 2nd $125, 3rd $50.
All contest winners will be published online in our Dare to Dream pages!


International, open to everyone who enjoys expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry and/or writing a story that is worth telling everyone. Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject, theme, style, or form. Write a short story, 5 pages or fewer on any subject, theme, or topic. We accept essays, short plays, screenwriting, diary, and journal entries. Genres: Fiction, Nonfiction, Creative Nonfiction. Multiple and simultaneous poetry contest and writing contest entries are accepted. You may enter either electronically online or via postal mail. To send entries: Include title(s) with your poem(s) and/or story(ies), along with your name, mailing address, phone#, email, brief biographical info. (Tell us a little about yourself), on the cover sheet. Add a self-addressed stamped envelope for postal entry confirmation(s). Fees payable to: “DREAMQUESTONE.COM” Visit our website for details on how to enter!

Contact Information

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

Contact: Andre L. West, Editor

Email: [email protected]


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