Upcoming Calls for Submissions!

Valentine’s Poetry Write a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word. Your love poem can be fictional or non-fictional. It can be funny or it can be serious. Cash prize. Deadline tomorrow! Feb 14th

5-7-5 Valentine Write a poem for a Valentine. It should only have three lines. The first line has 5 syllables. The second line has 7 syllables. The third line has 5 syllables again. Write about anything that will warm the heart (or not) of that special someone. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline in 3 days! Feb 16th

Rhyming Poem Write a poem of any type that has a rhyme. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline in 5 days! Feb 18th

Share A Story In A Poem In this contest you are challenged to write a poem that tells a story and also rhymes. We’ve included examples of this type of poetry storytelling in the announcement. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline next week. Feb 22nd

100 Word Flash Fiction Write a story on any topic that uses around 100 words. Deadline: Feb 26th

Haiku Poetry Contest

For this contest you are challenged to write a Haiku poem. Haiku is a form of poetry that only uses three lines. Can you paint a mental image using only three lines? Cash prize. Deadline: Mar 3rd

Rhyming Poetry Contest Write a ABAB poem for this contest. This is a poem with a specific rhyme scheme. Read the announcement for a sample poem and the details. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Mar 12th

3 Line Poem Write a poem that has three lines and a syllable count of either 5-7-5 or 5-7-7. The poem must address a lover. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Mar 17th

75 Words Flash Fiction Write a story on any topic that uses 75 words. Another contest with a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 18th

Non-Fiction Writing Contest We are looking for personal essays, memoirs, and works of literary non-fiction. It can be spiritual, political, or funny. Creative approaches welcomed. Cash prize. Deadline: Mar 19th

Love Poem Poetry Contest Write a love poem. Your love poem can be fictional or non-fictional. It can be a humorous or a serious love poem. The choice is yours. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 20th

Nonet Poetry Contest Write a nine-line poem for this poetry contest. But you must count syllables. The first line of your poem will have 9 syllables. The second line has 8 syllables and the seventh line has seven. This continues until your final line which has one syllable. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Mar 23rd

Dribble Flash Fiction Write a story on any topic that uses around 50 words. Deadline: Apr 4th

Short Poem For this contest you are to write a short poem. The poem should have exactly 20 syllables. You can structure it any way you choose and choose the word count. But the total syllable count for the completed poem must have exactly 20 syllables total. Enter for a chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Apr 5th

Six Word Poetry Contest Write a poem using only six words. Deadline: Apr 8th

Romance Writing Contest Write a story the brings two people together, two people who don’t necessarily realize that they belong together but the audience is rooting for them. A cash prize goes out to the winner. Deadline: Apr 13th

Loop Poetry Contest A loop is a poetry type that requires you to use the last word of each sentence as the starting word of the next sentence. Fun to write and this contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Apr 17th

ABC Poetry Contest For this contest you are challenged to write a ABC poem. ABC poetry has five lines and often is used to express feelings. See the announcement for an example. Deadline: Apr 20th

Cinquain Poetry Write a ‘Cinquain’ poem for this contest. A cinquain poem is a poem that follows a specific format. Read the announcement for a sample poem. Deadline: Apr 25th

5-7-5 Poetry Contest For this contest you are to write a short poem. It should only have three lines. But the structure is that of a haiku. The first line has 5 syllables. The second line has 7 syllables. The third line has 5 syllables again. Write about anything. Deadline: Apr 28th

One Line Poem Write a monostich poem, which is a poem that is only one line. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: May 3rd

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