Showing posts with label Poetry Contest. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Poetry Contest. Show all posts

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Prize in Southern Poetry offered by White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails, Atlanta, GA

Rules for Submission

  1. The contest is open to all poets who currently reside in and have had residency in one of the following states for a minimum of 12 consecutive months: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. (Residency will be verified before prize winner is announced.)
  2. Writers who have published 2 or more full-length collections of poetry or who do not meet the residency requirements are NOT eligible
  3. Translations and manuscripts in languages other than English are not acceptable, however manuscripts that occasionally use words from other languages are perfectly fine
  4. All poems submitted will become the property of White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails and can be published without further approval of author
  5. Manuscripts must be received prior to February 4, 2018
  6. The submitted poems will not be returned
  7. No entry fee required
  8. Poem Guidelines:
        - Only one submission per author
        - 40-line limit
        - Must be on the topic of “FAITH”
        - Poem must be typed (single-spaced)
        - Author must include name, address, phone number, email address, word count and manuscript title on the submitted poem
  9. Poems must be submitted by email to
  10. No revisions of submitted manuscripts will be allowed during the contest
  11. The winner will be announced on February 12, 2018 and contacted to discuss delivery of the $1,500 payment prize

Saturday, December 30, 2017

The Writers' Workshop of Ashville, NC is sponsoring its 29th Annual Poetry Contest, deadline is February 28, 2018

 The Writers’ Workshop of Asheville, NC, is sponsoring its 29th Annual Poetry Contest,  open to any writer regardless of residence.  The guidelines are also posted at theirwebsite,  For questions, email or call 828-254-8111.

29th Annual Poetry Contest

Deadline: Postmarked by Feb. 28, 2018


1st Place: Your choice of a 2 night stay at The Mountain Muse B&B in Asheville; or 3 free online workshops; or 10 poems line-edited and revised by our editorial staff.

2nd Place: Two free workshops; or 8 poems line-edited.

3rd Place: One free workshop, or 5 poems line-edited.

10 Honorable Mentions


All work must be unpublished. Each poem should not exceed two pages.

Multiple entries are accepted.

Your name, address, phone email and title of work should appear on a separate cover sheet.

The entry fee is $25 for every 3 poems. All entries receive comments from the judges.

Enclose self-sealing SASE for comments and winners' list, and mail to: 

Poetry Contest, 387 Beaucatcher Road, Asheville, NC 28805

Emailed submissions may be sent to with "Poetry Contest" in the subject.

Entry fee is payable online at

Karen Ackerson, Exec. Director
The Writers' Workshop
387 Beaucatcher Rd.
Asheville, NC 28805