Deadline: January 3, 2023

Entry fee: $9

About the competition

For the 13th annual Poetry Open, we consider previously unpublished poems of any subject, style or length. Submit up to three poems. Six cash prizes plus online publication.

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

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  • Entries Must Be Unpublished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

Competition guidelines

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 [email protected]
  4. Read the whole guideline and enter here.

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Mail previously unpublished entries with $9 check or money order, payable to Gemini Magazine, to: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

VoW Research
Author: VoW Research

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