Tag Archives: poem

Lots of free contests


FanStory.com has more than 50 new contests every month. Contests are free to paid members and have cash prizes. Some upcoming contests:

5-7-9 poetry contest – May 31 deadline

Horror Story writing contest – June 6

Faith Poetry Contest – June 13

Free Verse Poetry Contest – June 19

“Intimate Landscape” contest – matching words to photos


A book is created from two stories or poems that each offer interpretations of a photo. entry fee is $10 and the deadline is May 1, 2012; $300 prize; details HERE:


Empirical Magazine’s poetry & fiction contest


Spring writing contest; short stories up to 5,000 words; poetry up to 2 pages; prizes are $500 and $1,000; entry fees before 4/15 are $10 for a poem and $15 for a short story; then the entry fees go up to $12 for a poem and $35 for a short story; discounts for multiple entries; details HERE: