Ends on July 15, 2017

$5.00 USD
6th Annual Poetry Contest Submission Guidelines:
  • You may submit up to three poems per entry. Please put all three poems in the same file attachment. 
  • If you wish to submit any additional poems, you must submit again with an additional $5.00 fee per three.
  • Please do not put your name anywhere within the attached file containing your work. Any attached file that contains the contestant's name will not be considered. 
  • Previously published work is not eligible.
  • Simultaneous submissions are permitted but must be withdrawn immediately from the contest if accepted elsewhere. We do not prefer simultaneous submissions to our contests, but we allow them. Do not withdraw your entire submission unless all work included has been accepted elsewhere.
Prizes: Publication in GS 9.1, $100, and swag from Free Verse Farm as well as Hearth & Hammer. 

About the Judging Process:  The Gigantic Sequins editors will select  finalists from the contest entries' strongest work. â€‹Eduardo C. Corral will choose the winner. Winners and finalists will be announced in September 2017.

Further Info:
  • All entries and payments must be received through the Gigantic Sequins Submittable website. 
  • Friends, family, and students (current and former) of the judge are not eligible. Please do not submit if you know the judge personally.
  • All contest entries will be considered for publication in our next issue. 
  • If you wish to receive the winning issue, please see our other category "Poetry Contest (WITH WINNING ISSUE)" and submit there.
  • All work submitted to the contests will also be considered for publication in GS 9.1.
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