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Arc Poetry Magazine Poem of the Year Contest submission deadline

February 1, 2021

Arc’s annual poetry contest is among the richest in the country, offering $5,000 for the winning poem, a $500 award for the poem selected as Honourable Mention, and a $250 prize for the Readers’ Choice selection. In addition, all shortlisted poems receive paid publication in Arc and online.

Arc’s Poem of the Year contest started in 1995 and attracts submissions from around the world. Previous winners have included Kayla Czaga, Patricia Young, Shane Neilson, Jacob MacArthur Mooney, Doyali Islam and many others.

Entrants may submit up to two unpublished poems with each $35 fee (extra poems: $5 per poem). Enter before January 1st and submit an extra poem at no charge: Early Bird entries may include up to 3 unpublished poems.

Learn more here.


February 1, 2021