Writers’ Workshop of Asheville Poetry Contest

The Writers Workshop of Ashville, North Carolina

The Writers’ Workshop of Asheville, NC, is sponsoring its 26th Annual Poetry Contest, open to any writer regardless of residence.  The guidelines are also posted at their website, www.twwoa.org.  For questions, email writersw@gmail.com or call 828-254-8111.

26th Annual Poetry Contest   

Deadline: Postmarked (or emailed) by March 31, 2019


All work must be unpublished. Each poem should not exceed two pages. Multiple entries are accepted. Your name, address, phone email and title of work should also appear on the cover sheet. The entry fee is $25 for every 3 poems. All entries receive comments from the judges.

Enclose self-sealing SASE for comments and winners' list, and mail to: Poetry Contest, 387 Beaucatcher Road, Asheville, NC  28805.  

Emailed submissions may be sent to writersw@gmail.com with "Poetry Contest" in the subject. Entry fee is payable online at www.twwoa.org. Please send attachment in Word Doc. No SASE necessary – judges’ comments will be emailed.


1st Place:  Your choice of a 2-night stay at The Mountain Muse B&B in Asheville; or 3 free online workshops; or 10 poems line-edited and revised by our editorial staff.

2nd Place: Two free workshops; or 8 poems line-edited.

3rd Place:  One free workshop, or 5 poems line-edited.

10 Honorable Mentions

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