Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest


Winning Writers (Northampton, MA)

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 Submit published or unpublished work.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.

Opportunity Opens

Monday, Dec 31st 2018

Opportunity Closes

Monday, Apr 1st 2019, 10:45pm

Application Location

External Site
MN Artists