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. Our semi-annual contest awards 100 third-place poems, 20 runners-up, and one. Weve assembled a comprehensive list which features 74 of the most popular poetry contests in 2021, organized by entry deadline. Each poetry competition below has a link to the contest submission guidelines so you can learn a bit more about the contest, publisher and choose the poetry competition thats the best fit. To enter a poetry contest simply click on the name of the contest. Enter all the details including the title of your poem, the description and the body of your poem. Some contests have a specific topic or require that your poem follow a specified syllable count. Write a poem that only has three lines and follows the syllable count to enter this poetry contest. Our poetry contests bring recognition to great poets and provide a source of poetic inspiration. We are always on the look-out for poems of all styles rhyming, free verse, haiku, etc. Poets at all stages of their careers are celebrated, and prizes also include ways to support writers development courses, books, membership and publication. The competitions and prizes are a central part of the poetry societys work. Please note that the library does its best to ensure it lists poetry competitions that support the writing community. All competitions should clearly state the prizes for winning poets and competitions without an external judge may be subject to additional review. Deadline mar 27th four line poem write a four line poem that has a specific syllable count. The first line has 1 syllable, the second line has 5 syllables, the third line has 5 syllables, and the last line 9 syllables. The newcastle poetry competition young peoples poetry prize is looking for poems by young writers aged 11-17.