Poetry

Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Arts Festival

The Tennessee Williams New Orleans literary arts festival is an annual celebration of the life and legacy of Tennessee Williams in the city that was his spiritual home. Alongside panels, interviews, and speeches from famed authors and academics, the festival hosts contests in fiction, short fiction, poetry, and dramatic writing for writers looking to contribute …

Published: July 20, 2018

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry will host its annual Conference for Readers and Writers at The University of Tulsa on October 20th, 2018. The Conference offers the opportunity to hear from and work with dozens of distinguished authors. This year’s participants include fiction writer Rilla Askew, Oklahoma Book Award winner and author of …

Published: July 6, 2018

Woven Tale Press Poetry Competition

Cash prizes, first place award, one-week stay in our WTP expanded 1909 charming cape, in the legendary Hamptons, NY, destination to writers from around the world; home to Peter Matthiessen, George Plimpton, Truman Capote, among other literary legends; accommodations for two; one block walk to train, Atlantic ocean beach, and town; full amenities; flexible bookings. …

Published: July 6, 2018

5 Line Poetry Contest

Write a 5 line poem. That is a poem that only has 5 lines but has a specific syllable count. That count is 2-2-5-7-5. So the first line has two syllables, second line has two, third has five, fourth has 7, fifth line has 5 syllables.

Published: July 6, 2018

Eyelands Book Awards

Welcome to Eyelands Book Awards, an international competition for both published and unpublished books, organized by Eyelands Literary Magazine in collaboration with Strange Days Publications. We have been organizing fiction competitions for the past 8 years with increasing success, giving the opportunity to writers from all over the world to see their work published in …

Published: July 6, 2018

I Can Not

Write a poem of any type. However, your poem should start with the words “I can not”.

Published: July 6, 2018

F(r)iction’s Summer 2018 Literary Competition

Tethered by Letters is pleased to announce the F(r)iction Summer 2018 Literary Competition! There are three submission categories: 1) short story, 2) flash fiction, and 3) poetry. Winners of the contests will be considered for publication in F(r)iction alongside stunning original artwork from TBL’s talented team of artists. F(r)iction is dedicated to publishing the best …

Published: July 6, 2018

Faith Poetry Contest

Write a poem of any type to enter this poetry contest. The poem should be about your faith (or lack of) in some way. All entries will receive feedback from other authors.

Published: July 6, 2018

Pride Month 2018: LGBTQ+ #SweekPride Writing Contest

– Open topic as long as the main characters represent the LGBTQ+ community, – 5,000 words max. (can be less!) of prose or poetry, – Previously published stories and all literary genres are allowed, – Take part by joining Sweek.com for free and uploading your entry with #SweekPride tag.

Published: July 6, 2018