Poetry

Zathom Microwriting Contest

For our April 13th-May 5th contest, winners will be selected from the categories: Poetry and/or Story, submitted under the themes: Nature and/or Sex, and written in English in Zathom’s 55 mode.

Published: April 20, 2018

5-7-5 Poetry Contest

Write a poem with only three lines to enter this poetry contest. The first line should have five syllables. The second line should have seven. The third line should have five syllables again. The topic is open. Write about anything.

Published: April 20, 2018

Rhyming Poetry Contest

Share a poem that has a rhyme to enter this poetry contest. The theme is open – write about anything.

Published: April 20, 2018

Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest

This contest is open to anyone who loves expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry and/or writing a story that’s worth telling everyone! And welcome to all, having the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1275.00. All works must …

Published: April 13, 2018

World Record Attempting Poetry Contest

Be part of a world record movement by participating in this poetry contest! Starting in National Poetry Month, we will be attempting the official Guinness World Records: World’s Largest Poetry Contest record. The current record is 22,703 people. Your poetry could be part of history! Come take part and tell your friends to make history.

Published: April 6, 2018

Nowhere.Ink’s Weekly $100 Writing Contest

Nowhere.Ink is proud to present our Weekly $100 Writing Contest. This week’s theme is “The April Fool.” Entries may be poetry, prose, or flash fiction. Maximum word count per entry is 500. The winning entry is announced within 48 hours of contest close. The winning participant will be paid via PayPal within 24 hours of …

Published: April 6, 2018

Acrostic Poetry Contest

Write an Acrostic poem to enter this poetry contest. An Acrostic is a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word (going down). See an example in the contest announcement. Cash prize to the winner.

Published: April 6, 2018

Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition

The Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition is open to all. To enter, writers must provide an original story of up to 3000 words in any genre. The catch: We provide your opening and closing lines chosen from a classic work of literature. You provide the rest. The judges of the 2018 contest include a variety …

Published: March 26, 2018