CONTESTS & SUBMISSIONS

Wax Poetry and Art's mission is to make poetry more widely read by
publishing the world's best poems in ways that are fun, accessible, and
socially engaged.

All contests have free entry. Poetry contest submissions are welcome from
everywhere on Earth. Regular poetry submission are currently accepted
from specific locations / demographics. Please read guidelines carefully
before submitting. All participants are added to the email list.

Contests
Poetry Contest #15 (Closes April 1, 2018)
Socially Engaged Poetry Contest #4 (Closes April 1, 2018)
Under 25 Poetry Contest #2 (Closes April 1, 2018)
World's Best Poem
The Weekly Poetry Contest (Ongoing)
The Monthly Black & White Photo Contest (Ongoing)
The Monthly Flash Fiction Contest (Ongoing)
The Monthly Lighthearted Poetry Contest (Ongoing)

Special Projects
45 Poems (Eleventh Transmission)
Poems About Calgary (Calgary Poetry Magazine)

Regular Submissions
Regular poetry submissions are now open in the following publications, to
the locations / demographics indicated.

Calgary Poetry Magazine - Alberta, Canada
Caribbean Poetry Magazine - Caribbean
Chicago Poetry Magazine - Illinois, USA
Dublin Poetry Magazine - Ireland and Northern Ireland
Edinburgh Poetry Magazine - Scotland
Edmonton Poetry Magazine - Alberta, Canada
First Nations Poetry Magazine - First Nations, Inuit, and Metis in Canada,
Native Americans, and indigenous people around the world
London Poetry Magazine - United Kingdom
Montreal Poetry Magazine - Quebec, Canada
New York City Poetry Magazine - New York State, USA
Ottawa Poetry Magazine - Ontario, Canada
San Francisco Poetry Magazine - California, USA
Texas Poetry Magazine - Texas, USA
Toronto Poetry Magazine - Ontario, Canada
Vancouver Poetry Magazine - British Columbia, Canada

Send questions and comments to
info@waxpoetryart.com.

Recently Closed Contests
Poetry Contest #14 (Closed October 15, 2017)
Socially Engaged Poetry Contest #3 (Closed October 15, 2017)
UK Poetry Contest #1 (Closed October 1, 2017)
Canada Poetry Contest #1 (Closed October 1, 2017)
United States Poetry Contest #1 (Closed October 1, 2017)
Calgary Poetry Contest #1 (Closed July 30, 2017)
Africa Poetry Contest #1 (Closed August 13, 2017)
India Poetry Contest #1 (Closed August 13, 2017)
Angela Poetry Contest #1 (Closed August 27, 2017)
Poetry Contest #13
Socially Engaged Poetry Contest #2
Under 25 Poetry Contest #1
Poetry Contest #12
Socially Engaged & Satirical Poetry Contest #1
Poetry Contest #11
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Wax Poetry and Art Contests
Wax Poetry and Art Poetry Contest
Socially Engaged Poetry Contest
Africa Poetry Contest
Angela Poetry Contest
Calgary Poetry Contest
Canada Poetry Contest
India Poetry Contest
UK Poetry Contest
United States Poetry Contest
The Weekly Poetry Contest
World's Best Poem
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45 Poems: Reflection & Response