Poetry

Middle Island Press Poetry Chapbook Contest 2017-18

All content for a general audience is acceptable; we seek skill and palpability, the formal or the free. Simultaneous and multiple submissions are acceptable. Previously published poems are acceptable, but your title as a previously published collection is not eligible. We will not return manuscripts and expect that each poet will retain a file of …

Published: October 19, 2017

Ó Bhéal International Five Words Poetry Competition

Ó Bhéal International Five Words Poetry Competition At around noon each Tuesday (GMT), from April to the end of January, five words are posted on the Ó Bhéal Five Words competition page. Entrants have one week to compose and submit poems that include all five words given for the week. The competition runs for 41 …

Published: October 19, 2017

University of Tampa

The University of Tampa is a private, residential university located on a scenic riverfront campus in downtown Tampa. Known for academic excellence and personalized attention in its graduate and undergraduate programs, the University serves 8,500 students from all 50 states and 140 countries. Learn more at ut.edu.

Published: October 4, 2017

St. Francis College

APPLY NOW for the January 2018 Residency at the ONLY low-residency program in NYC. Renowned faculty: Man Booker Prize Winner Marlon James, Novelist Tony Tulathimutte, and Poet Annie Finch.

Published: October 3, 2017

University College at the University of Denver

  Realize your passion and learn to stand out in the writing world with a master’s or certificate from the Professional Creative Writing program at the University of Denver’s University College.

Published: September 22, 2017

Short Story Contest 2017

The Notion Press Malaysia Short Story Contest is an aid for first-time authors and writers to publish their work in an anthology and win prize money as well. Notion Press has always encouraged writers to publish their work and explore their potential. In India, the company has brought out 2,800-plus books of around 2,600 different …

Published: September 11, 2017

Tanka Poetry Contest

Share a Tanka poem. That’s a five line poem that follows the following syllable count: 5-7-5-7-7. So the first line has five syllables, the second line has 7, third has five syllables and the fourth and fifth line have seven syllables. The topic is open.

Published: September 11, 2017

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Poetry Contest

Eligibility – The contest is open to writers who have not yet published a book of poetry with an ISBN number. – Authors who have published in other genres are eligible. – This contest is for emerging writers. Please submit work that has not won other prizes or contests (even if poems were unpublished). Guidelines …

Published: September 11, 2017

Lune Poetry Contest

Write a lune to enter this poetry contest. A lune is a three line poem that follows a specific syllable count. The first line has five syllables, the second line has seven, the third line has five again.

Published: September 11, 2017

Stories That Need to Be Told Contest

There are no genres in this contest. We want to hear your stories that need to be told, whether that’s an essay, short story, or poem–it just has to tell a story. One grand prize winner wins $1000 and five category winners will each win $200 (categories are Love, Depth, Humor, and Passion plus a …

Published: September 11, 2017