Poetry

Pif Literary Magazine’s 2017 Round Robin Writing Contest

Sometimes the most incredible projects are the ones we create together. That’s why this year we are excited to roll out a collaborative writing project to challenge readers and writers. We will select our favorite submissions to appear in a finished project in our end-of-the-year anthology. If you’ve never heard of a round robin, the …

Published: January 20, 2017

2017 NFB Writer’s Division Contest

The annual youth and adult writing contests sponsored by the NFB Writers’ Division will open January 1st and close April 1st for all aspiring writers whether blind, sighted or visually impaired. Adult contest categories are: short Fiction, non-fiction, stories for youth, and poetry. Youth contest categories are: Short fiction and poetry. The youth contest is …

Published: January 20, 2017

Carteret Writers 26th Annual Contest

This contest also has a Flash Fiction category. Prizes are awarded in May at an awards banquet and winning entries are published in the Carteret Writers literary journal, SHOAL, in September. Full submission guidelines and details can be found on our website at www.carteretwriters.org.

Published: January 20, 2017

Chanticleer Authors’ Conference

Unlock the Secrets to Successful Publishing at the Chanticleer Authors Conference 2017 #CAC17 The Chanticleer Book Reviews Authors Conference and 2016 Awards Ceremony and Banquet, and 3-Day Book Room will take place at the Hotel Bellwether located in Bellingham, Wash. on Fri. March 29, Sat. April 1, and Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Squalicum Harbor …

Published: January 20, 2017

Seaside Writers Conference

Conference Dates for the 2017 Seaside Writers Conference: May 14th-May 21st, 2017 DEADLINES FOR FINANCIAL AID (SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS): March 20th, 2017 2017 HEADLINE AUTHORS CHRIS OFFUTT & ANTONYA NELSON ​ SWC Welcomes our new Fiction Workshop Faculty Members: ANTON DISCLAFANI (Fiction) & MICHELLE TEA (Creative Non-Fiction) & Special Guest Editor MARGAUX WEISMAN (HARPERCOLLINS) & …

Published: January 20, 2017

Swanwick Writers’ Summer School

Swanwick Summer School is a week-long programme for writers of all ages, abilities and genres. Featuring courses, workshops, guest speakers, panels and one-to-one sessions, it offers you the opportunity to learn new skills, explore your creativity, perform your poetry, sing, act, dance, laugh, or even write. Prices start from £465 and the cost includes full …

Published: January 20, 2017

Loop Poetry Contest

Write a poem where last word of the previous line becomes the first word of the next line. So the last word of line 2 becomes the first word of line 3, last word of line 4 becomes the first word of line 5 – and so on. In addition, there is a rhyme scheme …

Published: January 5, 2017

Etheree Poetry

An Ethree is a poem with just ten lines. The challenge is to follow a specific a specific syllable count for each line. You start off with one syllable for line 1, add another for line two, and another for line 3 and so on…. The last line of your poem has 10 syllables line. …

Published: January 5, 2017

Nonet Poetry

Write a Nonet Poem. This is a poem with 9 lines. The first line has nine syllables. The second line has eight. The third line has seven – and this continues until the final line has one syllable. Rhymes are not required. The subject can be about anything.

Published: January 5, 2017

Love Poem

Enter your best love poem to enter this poetry contest. Share a poem that pulls at the heart strings are shows a lifetime of love. Whatever you feel will impress the judges.

Published: January 5, 2017