THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL

POETRY OPEN

FIRST PRIZE: $1,000

Second Prize: $100
Four Honorable Mentions: $25
Entry Fee: $9 (up to 3 poems)
Deadline: January 3, 2023

All Six Finalists Will Be Published Online in our March/April 2023 Issue

  • Any Subject, Style or Length
  • Entries Must Be Unpublished
  • Poems on Personal Blogs Are OK
  • All Entries Are Read Blind

 

ENTER BY EMAIL:

  1. Pay entry fee with credit, debit or PayPal: $9 for each group of three poems. Combine multiple entry fees into one payment. You will receive a transaction or receipt number.
  2. Paste the number you receive into an email.
  3. Attach entries as a .doc or .pdf file with NO identifying information or paste into body of email. Send to poetryopen@gemini-magazine.com

Do not include bio. Include contact info in email only. (It is removed before reading.)

Contact editor if you don’t receive a confirmation email. We will add you to our mailing list for new issues, news and contest info. Unsubscribe anytime.

ENTER BY SNAIL MAIL:

Mail previously unpublished entries with $9 check or money order, payable to Gemini Magazine, to:

Gemini Magazine
Poetry Open
P.O. Box 1485
Onset, MA 02558 USA

Include $9 for each batch of three poems. Put name and contact info on separate page only. Include SASE for reply.

Postmark deadline: Jan. 3, 2023

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Click below to read previous winners and finalists. Note: due to our ongoing site conversion, some links are currently unavailable.

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