Na-Po-Wri-Mo National Poetry Month

Poetry Contest
April is National/Global Poetry Writing Month.
Poets are challenged to write a poem every day of the month.
To enter, please create a Book of poetry. You can choose a topic to focus on or you can get topic prompts from:
You can post your prelude (chapter 0) on March 31.
If you join after April 1, please be sure to end up with 30 poems in your book by April 30.

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool which is based on the number of entries. The second and third place winners will each share the remaining prize pool. The prize pool is currently 98.00 member dollars. There are 4 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 126.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Contest is closed. Deadline was Friday, May 1, 2020.

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Created by lyenochka
Monitored by lyenochka This contest has ended. But there are over 50 other contests that you can enter. Click here to view our contest listing. Please click here to view the results of this contest.

This contest is open to all members. Past contest winners can join the contest. A voting booth will be created shortly after the deadline is reached. At that time all participants will be contacted so they can vote.

The voting booth will include this summary of the contest:

    The entire book of poetry (30 poems) will be considered in voting.

If you plan to write for this contest reserve a spot. There are a limited number of entries. A vote by writers will determine the winner. The decision is final. All members that submit a work are encouraged to vote. One entry per person. New entries to the site only. If you already posted a work on that work is not eligible for a contest.

Click the link above to submit your entry. Members with reservations can use the link provided in their contest profile. Members may not request votes, mention contest entries, or notify potential voters of the vote by private message or other means as specified in the contest terms. The site automatically checks for this form of communication. A break in the contest terms will result in the cancellation of the account.

Deadline: Friday, May 1, 2020 at 11:59pm EST.

Contest Discussions

 ThreadThread StarterRepliesViewsLast Post
 "book complete" Darlene Franklin 0 18 May 1 09:11 AM by Darlene Franklin
 Disqualification robyn corum 1 31 Apr 30 07:39 PM by Drew Delaney
 Individual postings Darlene Franklin 1 46 Apr 8 04:01 PM by Jannypan (Jan)
 Theme Darlene Franklin 1 43 Apr 8 03:57 PM by Jannypan (Jan)
 Deadline Jannypan (Jan) 1 55 Mar 31 10:25 PM by lyenochka

Contest Entries

Author Name Submission Status
BeasPeas Entered Lost Pieces
lyenochka Entered Fearfully and Wonderfully Made
Barb Hensongispsaca Entered Can You Guess?
Drew Delaney Entered Letter To Young Self
sunnilicious Entered My 2020 NaPoWriMo Prologue
LisaMay Entered A Window On My World
susand3022 Entered April Days
Benshu-bookgai Entered Leaves
robyn corum Entered Mary Eliza Mahoney -- #1-
~Dovey Entered April 1, 2020
Gert sherwood Entered An Old Cliche #1
Darlene Franklin Entered Brave Woman
JLR Entered Economics 101
Suzanna Ray Entered A Dream