Poetry Contests


# Sponsor and Award Awards and Fees Application Deadline
Entry Fee Award
1 phren-Z
Morton Marcus Poetry Contest

Sponsored in collaboration with Santa Cruz Writes, a prize of $1,000 and publication in phren-Z is given annually for a poem. The winner is also invited to give a ... Read complete »
$ 15.00 $ 1,000.00 09/01/2017
2 Dogwood
Literary Prizes

Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Dogwood are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Submit up to three poems totaling no more than 10 pages... Read complete »
$ 10.00 $ 1,000.00 09/05/2017
3 Red Mountain Press
Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Red Mountain Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Irena Praitis will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 72 pages with a ... Read complete »
$ 28.00 $ 1,000.00 09/15/2017
4 Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center
Poetry Contest

A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a poem. Winners and finalists will be invited to read at Beyond Baroque in Venice, California, in April 2018. Matthew Zapruder ... Read complete »
$ 20.00 $ 1,000.00 12/01/2017
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