Now in its 21st year, this contest seeks today’s best humor poems. No fee to enter. Submit published or unpublished work. $3,500 in prizes.
No fee to enter. Judge: Jendi Reiter, assisted by Lauren Singer. One poem only, please. Length limit: 250 lines maximum. No restriction on age of author. Both unpublished and previously published work accepted. Authors from all countries eligible except Syria, Iran, North Korea, and Crimea (due to US government restrictions). The poem you submit should be in English. Inspired gibberish is also accepted (example). Please click the button below to submit. Read the winning poems from our 20th contest. The results of our 21st contest will be announced on August 15, 2022.