STREETLIGHT’S 2023 POETRY CONTEST
August 28 to November 13
1st Prize — $125
2nd — $75
3rd — $50
Entry Fee: $10 FOR UP TO 3 POEMS
- Up to three of your best, previously unpublished poems. Any subject.
- Multiple submissions are fine.
- This is a blind contest. Please remove all personal information from the story pages.
- We encourage simultaneous submissions but if your piece is accepted elsewhere, inform us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, right away.
- Contest deadline is Monday, November 13th, 2023 midnight EST.
- Competition winners will be announced November 27th, 2023. Only winning authors will be contacted. However, all entries will be considered for general publication in Streetlight. If your poetry is a good fit for a subsequent issue, we will get in touch to see if it is still available.
- Winners will be chosen by Streetlight staff led by poetry editors Sharon Ackerman and Fred WIlbur. Winning submissions will run in the Spring 2023 Issue.
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
By submitting your work, you grant Streetlight Magazine first North American print and electronic publication rights and guarantee that the submission is your own, original writing. All rights return to the author after publication.
If you publish your work again at a later date, we request that you include a notice stating that it was first published at Streetlight Magazine.
Our editors do not decline contest entries nor close them out. After the contest deadline, winners are announced, and non-winning entries are considered for general publication.
All winning entries will be published online Spring 2024, as well as in the 2023 Streetlight annual print anthology.