Poetry

Oregon Christian Writers Summer Conference

Four-day annual conference gathers top editors, agents and authors to help writers of all levels and genres take their writing to the next level. Inspiring keynotes by award-winning authors Frank Peretti and Tessa Afshar. Coaching and workshops in fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, memoir, children’s, devotionals, and poetry. Full-time conferees may pre-submit three proposals for review by …

Published: May 30, 2017

“Abstract” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent – Deadline June 30, 2017

| Theme: Abstractions are all around us. Ideas can be abstract; existing as an idea, feeling or quality but not having a tangible existence. Some conversations can be abstract, vague and theoretical and not based on particular examples or facts. And of course, there is abstract art which evokes feelings without trying to realistically represent …

Published: May 30, 2017

Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award

The annual Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award offers $100,000 and a week in residence at Claremont Graduate University for a recently published book of poetry by a mid-career poet. In order to be eligible for the 2018 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Awards, books must have been published between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. Poets, publishers, …

Published: May 30, 2017

Kate Tufts Discovery Award

The annual Kate Tufts Discovery Award offers $10,000 for a poet’s first published book. In order to be eligible for the 2018 Kate Tufts Discovery Award, a poet’s first book must have been published between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. Poets, publishers, or agents may submit eight copies of the eligible book, along …

Published: May 30, 2017

Katauta Poetry Contest

Write a poem to a lover. But the poem must have three lines only. And it must have a syllable count of 5-7-5 or 5-7-7. So this is similar to a haiku but instead of being about nature it is about a lover.

Published: May 30, 2017

Nonet Poetry Contest

This is a poem with nine lines. The first line has nine syllables, the second line eight syllables, the third line seven syllables, etc… until line nine that finishes with just one syllable. Share a poem on any subject. You do not have to have rhymes.

Published: May 30, 2017

Sweek short story writing contest: #Storytellers

We believe that everyone has a story to tell and that to be human means to tell stories. We invite all of you to share your best story with the world! But this time, we have a different challenge! Can you say a lot in a little? Submit your short story in 500 words or …

Published: May 30, 2017

Love Poem

Share a love poem to enter this poetry contest. All poetry types accepted but share a poem from the heart to one you love to enter.

Published: May 30, 2017

ABAB Poetry Contest

The challenge of this contest is to write a poem that has an A-B-A-B rhyme scheme. See an example in the contest announcement.

Published: May 4, 2017

Hourglass Literary Magazine (Deadline Extended)

Detailed instructions for submissions: SHORT STORY should not exceed 7000 words or be less than 700 words. Entry fee: $15 USD ($25 for submitting up to three pieces). POEMS should not have more than 3500 words. WRITERS CAN SUBMIT UP TO THREE POEMS/SONGS. ESSAYS Essays should not exceed 9000 words or be less than 1000 …

Published: May 4, 2017