THE TWELFTH ANNUAL

POETRY OPEN

FIRST PRIZE: $1,000

Second Prize: $100
Four Honorable Mentions: $25
Entry Fee: $8 (up to 3 poems)
Deadline: January 4, 2022

All Six Finalists Will Be Published Online in the March 2022 Issue of Gemini

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  • Entries Must Be Unpublished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

 

ENTER BY EMAIL:

  1. Pay entry fee with credit, debit or PayPal: $8 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.)

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ENTER BY SNAIL MAIL:

Mail previously unpublished entries with $8 check or money order, payable to Gemini Magazine, to:

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

Include $8 for each batch of three poems. Put name/contact info on separate page only. Include SASE for reply.

Postmark deadline: January 4, 2022

Click here for results of our previous Poetry Open competitions. Note: Due to our site conversion, many of the links are currently unavailable. They are being added daily.

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