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Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest

A project of Winning Writers (see other related projects).

About

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We seek today's best humor poems. This contest is free to enter.

Want more insight into the editors' preferences? Read our interview with the editor(s).

Country of Publication

United States

Publication Medium & Contest Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationAwarded 1 x per year.

Poetry Temp Closed

Audience:

Open to a broad Audience.

Genres:
General General
Lengths:
Poem PoemUp to 250 lines.
Poetry Forms:

Open to all/most Forms.

Styles:

Humorous.

Topics:

Open to all/most Topics.

Winner's Prize:

Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem) Professional payment. Details: USD $2,000.

Submissions:

Method: Online form.
Reprints: Reprints are allowed.
Simultaneous submissions: Simultaneous submissions are allowed.
Multiple entries: Multiple entries are NOT allowed.
Media: Text.


Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest Submission Statistics — Free Preview!

The statistics in this section are compiled from submission reports sent to us through our submission tracker. They are not provided by the publication's editors/staff or by Duotrope's admins. Information in this section is updated a few times per day. Learn more about the statistics.
This project ranks among the 25 Slowest Poetry Publishers in our database.
AccuracyWe have received 32 reports from 32 different members within the past 12 months, not including pending responses (see below). The more responses reported, the more accurate the information.
Days Reported13 min | 240.3 mean avg | 192.5 median | 695 max days (154.1 std dev)
Responses81.26 %
Acceptances3.13 % of submissions accepted (150.0 avg. days per acceptance) | 3.13 % of submitters accepted Rejections are often underreported, which skews the statistics in favor of acceptances. Most publishers have a lower acceptance rate than indicated here.
Rejections78.13 % (201.0 avg. days per rejection) | 4.0 % personal, 60.0 % form, 36.0 % unspecified
Non-Responses18.75 %
Lost/Returned-
Never Responded12.50 % (575.8 avg. days before reporting submissions as never responded)
Withdrawals6.25 % (105.5 avg. days per withdrawal)
Pending42 responses are pending (57 min | 128.4 mean avg | 104.5 median | 529 max days waiting | 88.5 std dev) from 42 different members This only includes pending reports from users who have been active on Duotrope within the past 30 days

Other Information

Most submissions are acknowledged on the same day.
Most recent response reported was received on 17 Dec 2023.
Responses have been received for submissions sent as recently as 01 Apr 2023.

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Dates

Last Updated: 08 May 2024
Last Audited: 15 Feb 2024. (We audit each active listing twice a year. Learn more at link.)
Date Added: 13 Feb 2013

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