Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Contests

All contests are closed out for this year. Judging is underway -- Winning poems will be read and honored at the 2018 Poetry Society of Virginia Awards Ceremony April 22, 2018 at a location to be announce and published on the Poetry Society of Virginia's website with poet’s permission.

The Poetry Society of Virginia hosts three contests each year: An annual competition with varied categories for adults and students each as well as an annual Book Award. Student contests are free of charge. Adult contest submissions are free to PSoV members and $5 per submission for non-members.


Learn More Adult Contest


Learn More Student Contest


Learn More Book Award