NWA Poetry Contest


Sunday, October 1, 2023



Entry Fees



Winners will be notified by January 31. 1st Prize -- $100; 2nd Prize -- $50; 3rd Prize -- $25; 4th through 10th Places will receive a book of the winner's choice. Honorable Mentions receive a certificate.


The purpose of the National Writers Assn. Poetry Contest is to encourage the writing of poetry, an important form of individual expression which has a limited commercial market. Only unpublished poems are eligible. All poetry forms and styles are eligible as long as they do not exceed 40 lines. Authors retain all rights and may submit their entries to publishers while the contest is in progress. Anthology rights will be requested for the first through third place winners.

Contact Information

Email is preferred: [email protected]



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