List of All Current Poetry Contests, Competitions, and Prizes

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List of all current contests, competitions, and prizes that accept poetry submissions. 689 results found.
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Note that this list does not include inactive listings. Some of these listings may be marked as: TEMP CLOSED (temporarily closed to submissions) or FLEDGLING (new listing with limited publication history).
-1000 Below: Flash Prose and Poetry Contest [Midway Journal] Charges fees for all submissions
Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize [University of Pittsburgh Press] Charges fees for all submissions
Arc Poetry Magazine Poem of the Year Contest [Arc Poetry Magazine] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Barrow Street Book Contest [Barrow Street Press] Charges fees for all submissions
The Bitter Oleander Press Library of Poetry Award [The Bitter Oleander Press] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
bosque Prize for Poetry [bosque] TEMP CLOSED
The C.P. Cavafy Poetry Prize [Poetry International] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Cinnamon Press Poetry Pamphlet Prizes [Cinnamon Press] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award [Crab Orchard Review] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Diode Editions Book Contest [Diode Editions] Charges fees for all submissions
The Emergence Chapbook Series Prize [Red Dragonfly Press] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
The Fish Poetry Prize [Fish Publishing] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Frontier Summer Poetry Award [Frontier Poetry] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Gigantic Sequins Flash Fiction & Poetry Contest [Gigantic Sequins] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Grieve Writing Competition [Hunter Writers Centre] Charges fees for all submissions
The Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine [Hippocrates Initiative for Poetry and Medicine] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Into the Void Poetry Prize [Into The Void] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Jeffrey E. Smith Editors' Prize [The Missouri Review] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Literal Latté Poetry Awards [Literal Latté] Charges fees for all submissions
Many Voices Project [New Rivers Press] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
The Mississippi Review Prize [The Mississippi Review] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Narrative Poem of the Week Contest [Narrative] Charges fees for all submissions
NFSPS College Undergraduate Poetry Competition [National Federation of State Poetry Societies] TEMP CLOSED
Off the Grid Prize [Off the Grid Press] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
The Palette Poetry Prize [Palette Poetry] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Permafrost Book Prize in Poetry [Permafrost] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
The Poetry Business International Book & Pamphlet Competition [The Poetry Business] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
The Proverse Prize [Proverse Hong Kong Books] Charges fees for all submissions
Red Mountain Press Poetry Prize [Red Mountain Press] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Room Magazine Short Forms Contest [Room Magazine] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Short Grain Writing Contest [Grain Magazine] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Sonora Review Annual Contests [Sonora Review] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Sunshot Book Awards [New Millennium Writings] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Thomas Merton Prize in Poetry of the Sacred [Center for Interfaith Relations] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
United States Poetry Contest [United States Poetry Magazine] TEMP CLOSED
WeArtFriends Poetry Contest [WeArtFriends] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions