Posted by: anitanolan | April 23, 2011

War Poetry Contest

From Winning Writers:

Now in its tenth year, this contest seeks today’s best poems on the theme of war. We will award $5,000 in prizes. Click here to read winning entries from the past.

Submission Period
Entries accepted November 15, 2010-May 31, 2011 (postmark dates)

What to Submit
1-3 original, unpublished poems on the theme of war. Their combined length should not exceed 500 lines. Contestants may enter once per year.

Prizes
First Prize, $2,000 cash and publication on WinningWriters.com (over one million page views per year)
Second Prize, $1,200 cash and publication on WinningWriters.com
Third Prize, $600 cash and publication on WinningWriters.com
Twelve Honorable Mentions, $100 cash each and publication on WinningWriters.com

Entry Fee
$15, payable to Winning Writers. We welcome both online submissions with payment by credit card and submissions by mail with payment by check or money order. We also accept PayPal. Your $15 fee is not per poem, but covers your complete submission of up to 3 poems.

Deadline
May 31, 2011. Your entry must be postmarked or submitted online by this date.

More information here.


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