Dana Awards - Offering three $1,000 awards in the Novel, Short Fiction, and Poetry, traditional awards since we began in 1996. THE PURPOSE OF THE DANA AWARDS is monetary encouragement for work that has not yet been recognized.
FirstWriters - Here you will be able to submit poems in seconds over the Internet - no SAEs, no manuscripts, no fuss! Alternatively, if you prefer the old-fashioned method, you can still submit by post... There are no restrictions on age, origin, or number of poems - whoever you are, wherever in the world you are, you will be able to enter as many poems as you like.
The Foley Poetry Contest - Free poetry contest held by America Magazine.
Poem Train - Ten poetic winners will be selected to receive cash awards and prizes. First place $175. Full details and entry guidelines on our website.
Renaissance Poetry Contest - It's time for a Renaissance, rebirth, revival of beautiful rhyming poetry. Enter this poetry contest and show us that beautiful poetry still exists!