Contests

Being a member of the Poets’ Roundtable of Arkansas gives you free or reduced entry into a number of poetry contests.

Other Contests

  1. Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award 2018 – Arkansas is the chosen state for the Maureen Egen Writers Award competition for 2018. The competition is sponsored by Poets & Writers Magazine. This is an incredible opportunity for the state’s poetry-writing community, so get your skates on. The January 8, 2018 deadline will be here before you know it.
  2. 2018 Arkansas State Fair Poetry Contest Instructions and Entry Forms– PRA is partnering with the 2018 Arkansas State Fair to sponsor the “Best of Show” poetry winners in 4 age groups.  Entry is free and open only to Arkansas residents.
  3. National Federation of State Poetry Societies 2018 College Undergraduate Poetry Competition Guidelines and Entry Form
    Submission Period: December 2017—January 2018
  4. 2018 Jeanie Dolan Carter Memorial Collegiate Contest Instructions
  5. Spring 2018 Annual Poetry Contests for Middle and High School Students