Now in its 18th year, this contest seeks today's best humor poems. No fee to enter. Submit published or unpublished work. $2,250 in prizes.
Please submit once during August 15, 2018-April 1, 2019.
- First Prize: $1,000 plus a one-year gift certificate from our co-sponsor, Duotrope (a $50 value)
- Second Prize: $250
- Honorable Mentions: 10 awards of $100 each
- Top 12 entries published online
- Enter via Submittable
No fee to enter. Judge: Jendi Reiter, assisted by Lauren Singer Ledoux. Length limit: 250 lines maximum. No restrictions on age or country. Click the Submittable button below for full details. Read the winning poems from our 17th contest. The results of our 18th contest will be announced on August 15, 2019.