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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. 704 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).
-1000 Below: Flash Prose and Poetry Contest [Midway Journal] Charges fees for all submissions
Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award [Poetry Society of America] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for some submissions
The Aryamati Poetry Prize [Fly on the Wall Press] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Bellevue Literary Review Contests [Bellevue Literary Review] Charges fees for all submissions
The Blue Light Poetry Prize and Chapbook Contest [Blue Light Press] Charges fees for all submissions
The Bridport Prize [Bridport Arts Centre] Charges fees for all submissions
Carteret Writers Annual Contest [Carteret Writers, Inc.] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Coastal Writing for Wellness Competition TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
CĂșirt New Writing Prize [CĂșirt International Festival of Literature] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Donald Justice Poetry Prize [West Chester University Poetry Center] Charges fees for all submissions
Etchings Press Book Contests [Etchings Press] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Flying South Contest [Winston-Salem Writers] Charges fees for all submissions
George Bogin Memorial Award [Poetry Society of America] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Grayson Books Poetry Collection Contest [Grayson Books] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
High Shelf Press Ekphrastic Challenge [High Shelf Press] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Into the Void Poetry Prize [Into The Void] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
John Bird Dreaming Award [Australian Haiku Society] NEW!
Kingdoms in the Wild Poetry Prize [Kingdoms in the Wild] TEMP CLOSED
Malahat Review Open Season Awards [The Malahat Review] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
The Milton Kessler Memorial Poetry Prize [Harpur Palate] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Narrative Poem of the Week Contest [Narrative Magazine] Charges fees for all submissions
Nightboat Poetry Prize [Nightboat Books] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
The Orison Chapbook Prize [Orison Books] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Patricia Goedicke Prize in Poetry [CutBank Literary Magazine] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Ploughshares Emerging Writer's Contest [Ploughshares] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Poets of Nigeria Contest [Nigeria Poetry Magazine] TEMP CLOSED
Princemere Poetry Prize [Princemere Poetry Journal] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers [Writers' Trust of Canada] TEMP CLOSED
The Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Awards [Modern Haiku] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Selcouth Station Chapbooks [Selcouth Station]
The Snapshot Press eChapbook Awards [Snapshot Press] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Streetlight Magazine Poetry Contest [Streetlight Magazine] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Third Coast Fiction and Poetry Contest [Third Coast Magazine] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor's International Poetry Prize [University of Canberra] TEMP CLOSED
Wendy's Subway Poetry Contest [Wendy's Subway] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions
Wren Poetry Prize [Blair] TEMP CLOSED Charges fees for all submissions