GPS FALL CONTESTS_ Deadline extended for 2018 to November 19
The Georgia Poetry Society conducts 7 contests every year in the fall with a deadline for the entries to be postmarked by November 15. In addition to earning cash prizes, the top three poems in each contest are published in The Reach of Song, the annual GPS poetry anthology.
We prefer submissions by email, but at this time are still accepting submissions by surface mail. Winners will be asked to submit electronic copies for printing in The Reach of Song.
Click the link below for a copy of the contest details, general guidelines and submission instructions:
CHARLES DICKSON CHAPBOOK CONTEST
The Georgia Poetry Society conducts the Charles Dickson Chapbook Contest in odd years only (2015, 2017, etc.) in the fall with a deadline for the entries to be received by November 15. The winner receives copies of the printed book. Click the link below for a copy of the contest details and submission guidelines:
GPS YOUTH POETRY CONTEST:
The Margery Carlson Prizeis awarded annually by the Georgia Poetry Society for poetic achievement by students in grades 1-5.
The Marel Brown Prizeis a two-tier contest with prizes awarded annuallyby the Georgia Poetry Society for poetic achievement by students grades 6-8 and grades 9-12.
Please see the Youth page for more information.