Poetry

“My Beauty Lies Within” Poetry Writing Contest

Poem Must Reflect the Theme of the Contest. It Can Be Written Through the Dynamics of What Beauty Means to You (Physically, Spiritually, Emotionally or Mentally) Maximum 40 Lines Entry Must Be Original, In English, Unpublished, and Unproduced at the Time of Submission.

Published: December 1, 2017

Short Poem Poetry Contest

Share a poem that has exactly 20 syllables to enter this poetry contest. Your poem can be about anything – just count the syllables as you write it.

Published: December 1, 2017

“Portraits” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent – Deadline December 31, 2017

| Theme: Portraits of people and animals tell such great stories. They evoke emotion. They suggest deeper meaning. They tell us about someone else, and maybe even ourselves. Sometimes they’re just beautiful. Or shocking. Or surprising. Share your PORTRAITS with words or imagery. | Eligible Submissions: Entries may include fiction, poetry, short stories and other …

Published: December 1, 2017

Six Word Poetry Contest

The challenge of this poetry contest is to write a poem using only six words. Share your six word poem to enter this poetry contest.

Published: December 1, 2017

The DISQUIET Literary Prize

Submissions are now open for the DISQUIET Prize for writing in any genre. Winners will be published in Granta.com (fiction), Ninth Letter (non-fiction) or The Common (poetry). One grand prize winner will receive a full scholarship, accommodations, and travel stipend to attend the eighth annual DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon taking place July 1-13, …

Published: December 1, 2017

Loop Poetry Contest

A loop poem is a poem where the last word of each line is also the first word of the next line. It’s a fun and challenging poem to write. That is the challenge of this poetry contest.

Published: December 1, 2017

ABC Poetry Contest

Enter the ABC Poetry Contest. For this poem the first letter of each line in your poem follow the letters in the alphabet. The fifth line though can be any letter you choose. See an example in the announcement. It’s a fun poem to write.

Published: December 1, 2017

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Jon Nimrod International Journal for an all-day writing conference (9:30am-4:30pm) with workshops in fiction, poetry, memoir, mystery, young adult fantasy, and romance, as well as finding a literary agent. The day also includes one-on-one editing sessions with the Nimrod board of editors, novel pitch critique sessions, readings, and panel discussions. Key guests include fiction writers Laura van den Berg, …

Published: October 19, 2017

Nimrod Write Night

Join Nimrod International Journal for Nimrod Write Night, October 20th, 6:30-8:30pm, the opening night for our Conference for Readers and Writers. Write Night features an Author Reception and special Author Chat, reading, and book signing with poet Jericho Brown, winner of the American Book Award and author of PLEASE and THE NEW TESTAMENT, and fiction …

Published: October 19, 2017