Poetry Contests

2 FREE Contests, $10-$200 cash prizes – Wax Poetry & Art, DEADLINE: Oct. 15, 2017

Poets, don’t miss this opportunity to submit your poetry to Wax Poetry and Art! They are running 2 FREE contests with extended deadlines of October 15, 2017. Both are open to all poets, one contest has no theme and one has the theme of socially engaged.

Wax Poetry and Art‘s mission is to make poetry more widely read by publishing the world’s best poems in ways that are fun, accessible, and socially engaged. All contests have free entry. Poetry contest submissions are welcome from everywhere on Earth. Regular poetry submission are currently accepted from specific locations / demographics. Please read guidelines carefully before submitting. All participants are added to the email list.”

IMPORTANT: No simultaneous submissions are allowed for these free contests. 


Click here for Submission Guidelines – Poetry Contest #14

FREE contest open to all poets. There are no themes or restrictions. Poets may submit one poem free (2 poems, $7 CAD. 3 poems, $12 CAD).  Prizes range from $10 – $200. Winners also receive publication in 2017.

DEADLINE: October 15, 2017

ENTRY FEE: Free for one poem

SIMULTANEOUS SUBMISSIONS: No

THEME: None

PRIZES:

First Place: $200 CAD
Second Place: $30 CAD
Third Place: $20 CAD


Click here for Submission Guidelines – Socially Engaged Poetry Contest #3

FREE contest open to all poets and has a socially engaged theme. Poets may submit one poem free (2 poems, $5 CAD. 3 poems, $6 CAD). Prizes range from $10 – $70. Winners also receive publication in 2017.

DEADLINE: October 15, 2017

ENTRY FEE: 1st poem free (2 poems, $5 CAD / 3 poems, $6 CAD)

SIMULTANEOUS SUBMISSIONS: No

THEME: “Poetry has a role to play in shaping discourse around the pressing issues of
our time. Poetry can record history, deepen our understanding, and express
withering critique, in ways that other writing and art cannot. Whatever the
human journey, let the record show that poets were there.”

PRIZES:

First Place: $70 CAD
Second Place: $20 CAD
Third Place: $10 CAD


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