Here are 10 of the Top-Paying Poetry Contests That You Can Enter and Win!

1. The National Poetry Competition
22 Betterton Street, London, U.K. WC2H 9BX
Prizes: First Prize: £5,000, Second Prize: £2,000, Third Prize: £1,000
Entry Fee: £6 for first poem. Contact for full details and dates.

2. The Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
351 Pleasant Street, Northampton, MA 01060
First Prize $3,000. Entry fee: $7. Contact for full details and dates.

3. The Tom Howard Poetry Contest
351 Pleasant Street, Box 222, Northampton, MA 01060 U.S.A.
Prizes: 1st prize: $3,000; 2nd prize: $1,000; 3rd prize: $400;
Maximum: 25 Lines. Entry Fee: $8. Contact for full details and dates.

4. The Word Works Washington Prize Poetry Contest
640 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY U.S.A. 12804
Grand Prize: $1,500. Entry Fee: $5. Contact for full details.

5. The Atlanta Review Poetry Contest
P.O. Box 8248, Atlanta, GA 31106, U.S.A.
Grand Prize: $1,000, Second Prize: TBD. Entry Fee: $5.

6. Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Contest
P.O. Box 206, East Rockaway, N. Y., U.S.A. 11518
Grand Prize: $1,000.00. Entry Fee: $10. Contact for full details.

7. East Riding Poetry Prize
East Riding Poetry Prize, Skirlaugh, East Riding, Yorkshire, U.K. HU11 5HN
Prizes: £1,000 & £500. Entry Fee: £3. Contact for full details/dates.

8. Artists Embassy International Poetry Contest
704 Brigham Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Prizes: $1,000. Entry Fee: $5. Contact for full details and dates.

9. The Ware Poets Open Poetry Competition
Clothall End House, California, Baldock, U.K. SG7 6NU
1st prize £500; 2nd prize £200; Entry Fee £3. Maximum: 50 lines.

10. The Grace Dieu Poetry Competition
23 Henson Way, Sharnford, Leicestershire, U.K. LE10 3PN
First Prize: £400, Second Prize: £200. Entry fee: £4 per poem.
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