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Free-to-Enter Poetry Contests

Each month during 2016, the NY Literary Magazine runs a free-to-enter Poetry Contest.
We are now accepting submissions for this month’s Best Poetry Contest.
Our literary magazine is seeking outstanding poems from talented poets.

The poems we are searching for are emotionally stirring with a deep meaning. Poems that make you think and feel and wonder, poems that stay with you even long after you have read them. Unforgettable poems, that will withstand the test of time.

Send in your best poetry for a chance to be published in our print poetry magazine and win an honor Award seal.

We’re accepting poetry submissions in the following categories: Read More

7 Poetry Contests with Cash Prizes 2016

Here are 7 upcoming poetry contests with cash prizes.
Good luck, talented poets!

Comstock Review – Muriel Craft Bailey Award
Annual poetry contest with a prize of $1,000 and publication in Comstock Review.
Entry fee is $8.
Submssion Deadline is July 1st 2016.
Submit poems here:

Cultural Center of Cape Cod – Poetry Competition
Annual poetry contest with a cash prize of $1,000.
Submit up to three poems that have not won a national competition, totaling no more than five pages.
Entry free is $15.
Submission Deadline is June 20th, 2016.
Submit your poetry through their website.

Coffee-House Poetry – Troubadour International Poetry Prize

First place wins a cash prize of £5,000 and second-place receives £1,000. Both first place and second place get Read More

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