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The Nick Blatchford Occasional Verse Contest


Friday, February 28, 2014


Entry Fees

$40 for two poems; additional poems, $5 each (includes subscription to The New Quarterly).


$1,000 first prize; an additional $1,000 will be awarded at the judges’ discretion. All submissions considered for paid publication.


Submit previously unpublished poems of any length “that make something of an occasion (be it public or private) or simply mark one.” Open to Canadians or current residents of Canada. Submit from website.

Contact Information

The Nick Blatchford Occasional Verse Contest
The New Quarterly, 290 Westmount Road N., Waterloo, ON N2L 3G3
519-884-8111 x28290
[email protected]



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