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Poetry X Contests

The Poetry X Prize for Poetry

Fall 2004 Contest Winner

Congratulations to poet Elizabeth Wilcox, whose poem “Vacation” was the first winner of the Poetry X Prize for Poetry.


The Poetry X Prize for Poetry: Fall 2006

The Poetry X Prize for Poetry is a bi-annual award given to a poet of merit of an original, previously unpublished poem in English. The total prize pool for our second contest is at least $400, divided between first, second, and third place winners. All winning poems will be published in the poetry archives.


Awards

  • First Place:
    • $250
    • Publication on Poetry X
  • Second Place:
    • $100
    • Publication on Poetry X
  • Third Place:
    • $50
    • Publication on Poetry X

Details

Entry Fee: $5 per poem (60 lines or less). No limit to the number of entries per poet.

Deadline: 15 December 2006 11:59 PM EST

All entries will be "blind" as the judge will not see the poet's name until after selecting a winner.

The judge for the Poetry X Prize for Poetry is Jough Dempsey.


Please read the Rules and Frequently Asked Questions page for the full contest details.


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