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Writing Contests

Poetry contests and online writing competitions are a great way to earn cash prizes and expose your writing to a broader audience. Below are some resources and links to online poetry contests and writing challenges inside and outside of If you would like to recommend a great writing contest, we'd love to hear from you.

Our Writing Contests

  • Writing Challenges:'s official Writing Challenge competition that tests your poetry writing skills for prizes. Free to enter for all members.

  • Contests By Members: Features various short-story contests, poetry competitions &
    a variety of other contests with and without prizes. Free to enter for all members.

Writing Contest Directories
  • Freelance Writing: researches the newest writing contests, writing fellowships, screen writing contests, and journalism scholarships.

  • First Writer:'s searchable database of writing competitions contains details and contact information for writing contests from around the world.

  • Links to online poetry contests, and to online listings of offline writing competitions (those that require you to submit your entry on paper).

  • Writer's Digest: Enter the official Writer's Digest Annual Writing Competition to gain access to agents, editors, peers and to readers.

  • Winning Writers: Subscribe to their free email newsletter to get instant access to profiles of over 150 quality free poetry contests.

Poetry Contest Resources

  • Top Poetry Contest Tips: Features the top 5 tips you should keep in mind when entering the world of competitive poetry writing.


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