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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. 708 results found.
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Here is a small, random sampling of the full list:
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).
#WriteYourMindOut Competition [The Red Megaphone] FLEDGLING Charges fees for all submissions
Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize [University of Pittsburgh Press] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
The AnzaldĂșa Poetry Prize [Newfound] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award Contest [Prairie Fire] Charges fees for all submissions
The Black Fox Literary Magazine Contest [Black Fox Literary Magazine] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Brett Elizabeth Jenkins Poetry Prize [Tinderbox Poetry Journal] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Carol Bessent Hayman Poetry of Love Award [North Carolina Poetry Society] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Claire Keyes Poetry Prize [Soundings East] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Crosswinds Poetry Contest [Crosswinds Poetry Journal] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Dorothy Hewett Award [UWA Publishing] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Etchings Press Book Contests [Etchings Press] Charges fees for all submissions
Fool for Poetry International Chapbook Competition [Munster Literature Centre] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Gemini Magazine Poetry Open [Gemini Magazine] Charges fees for all submissions
Grayson Books Poetry Collection Contest [Grayson Books] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Hellebore Poetry Scholarship Award [The Hellebore] TEMP CLOSED
Indiana Review 1/2 K Prize [Indiana Review] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Jane Underwood Poetry Prize [The Writing Salon] Charges fees for all submissions
Kelsay Books Women's Poetry Contest [Kelsay Books] NEW! Charges fees for all submissions
The Magpie Award for Poetry [PULP Literature] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Meridian Short Prose Prize [Meridian: An Annual of Poetry and Prose] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Mslexia Women's Poetry Pamphlet Competition [Mslexia] Charges fees for all submissions
NFSPS Founders Award [National Federation of State Poetry Societies] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Omnidawn Poetry Chapbook Contest [Omnidawn] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
The Patricia Bibby First Book Award [Tebot Bach, Inc.] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
The Pinch Literary Awards [The Pinch] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Poets of Scotland Contest [Edinburgh Poetry Magazine] TEMP CLOSED
The Prole Laureate Competition [Prole, Poetry and Prose] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers [Writers' Trust of Canada] TEMP CLOSED
Room Magazine Short Forms Contest [Room Magazine] Charges fees for all submissions
The Sewanee Review Fiction, Poetry & Nonfiction Contest [The Sewanee Review] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Snowbound Chapbook Award [Tupelo Press] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Student Poetry Award [Poetry Society of America] Charges fees for all submissions
Third Lane Magazine FLEDGLING
Tupelo Quarterly Poetry Open Prize [Tupelo Quarterly] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Wax International Poetry Contest [Wax International] TEMP CLOSED
World Food Day Poetry Competition [Poetry X Hunger] TEMP CLOSED