Enter your poem for a chance to win up to $2,000 in cash and prizes! Our semi-annual poetry contests award a multitude of prizes to deserving poets. Your poem can be on any topic, using whatever style you prefer. There is no fee to enter our contests, so you have nothing to lose. Show us what you’ve got!What is prose poetry?
A prose composition that, while not broken into verse lines, demonstrates other traits such as symbols, metaphors, and other figures of speech common to poetry. See Amy Lowell’s “Bath,” “Metals Metals” by Russell Edson, “Information” by David Ignatow, and Harryette Mullen’s “ [Kills bugs dead.]” Browse more prose poems.What are some good poetry contests that pay $500?
Tupelo Quarterly, an online journal from notable poetry publisher Tupelo Press, offers annual poetry and prose contests with $500 prizes. Corfman's hybrid text gives a glimpse into the interior life of a genderqueer worker in a jewelry store who perceives the strangeness of the world more acutely the more she becomes present in her body.What is the National Amateur Poetry Competition?
The National Amateur Poetry Competition is now accepting entries for our next contest. We encourage new and previously unpublished poets to participate. All qualified entries will receive notification of acceptance within a few weeks. What Does It Take to Win? Our winners’ backgrounds are as varied as the poems they enter.