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We list only contests sponsored by non-profit regional, state or national associations plus a few that have shown their reliability over the years. Still, we cannot vouch specifically for any particular contest. If yours meets the above guidelines, let us know about them.

Florida State Poets Association (FSPA) Annual Contests
The FSPA annual poetry contests include 20 or more categories. These contests normally have a July 15 postmark deadline. Winning poems are announced and read at the convention in October.
NFSPA Annual Contests
The National FederatIon of State Poetry Societies conducts 50 poetry contests in the spring of each year, normally with a March 15 postmark deadline. Winning poems are announced and read at the annual convention.

From Poetry Society of America: links to contests for books, chapbooks, and individual poems.-->

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