Call for Submissions: 8th Annual Stephen A. DiBiase Poetry Contest

Submissions open on November 1, 2022, with a deadline at 11:59 pm EST on January 15, 2023.


$600 for first place, $400 for second, $300 for third, $200 for fourth and additional cash awards for honorable mentions.


Prize-winning and final poems results will be listed and published on the contest website in March 2023. Published final poems will be paid for.


There are no entry fees.


There is a one poem/one submission limit. The poem must be in English. Do not put your name on the poem. Otherwise, there are no limitations or restrictions. But please proofread your poem before submission. We welcome submissions from all ages and all countries. Submission gives your consent for us to publish your poem.


To submit your poem, fill out the form below. Please note that submissions that do not include at least an email address and a residence address (minimum of City, State, and Country) will not
be read.


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