and Writing Contest
WINTER 2017 - 2018*
Deadline: Postmarked by February 28, 2018
Attention! The Dream Quest One Poetry
Contest and Writing Contest - Summer 2017 winners are posted in our Dare to Dream pages. My most enthusiastic Congratulations! goes out to all contest entrants who have submitted their brilliantly
composed literary works of art, to enter this unique dual competition. This poetry contest and writing contest is international,
open to everyone who dares to dream. You may enter now! There were so many beautifully written prose and verse entries that
I am still amazed by the creative imaginations, skills, talents, and raw artistic abilities that you all possess. I wish there
could be more winners, but there only 3 poetry prizes and 3 short story prizes available in this competition.
I am truly grateful for your
presence in expressing yourselves through written words, which poets and writers around the world possess. For example, writers
from Armenia, India, Pakistan, Turkey, United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, Malta, China, South Korea, Australia, Russia, Mexico,
Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Austria, Denmark, France, Italy, Spain, United Arabic Emirates, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia,
Iran, Belgium, Brussels, Sweden, Norway, Africa, and many, many more share the love for poetry, fiction, nonfiction and creative
nonfiction. I urge you all to continue writing and never give up on your dreams! You may use the sidebar links or scroll down
toward the bottom of the page, and click on the Dare to Dream page links, to read winning poems and short stories.
Hello and Welcome to Dream Quest
One Poetry and
Writing Contest! This poetry contest and writing contest is open to everyone and international. We are excited
about showcasing the creative writing and poetic talent, skill and ability of all poets and writers. We hope that you
are inspired to display the beauty and art of writing short stories and poems for the entire world to see your "gift
of a dream."
Writing Contest entries may be written on a maximum of (5) pages, either
neatly handwritten or typed, single or double line spacing, on any subject or theme.
Contest entries may be written on any subject or theme. All poems must be 30 lines or fewer and either neatly handwritten
or typed, single or double line spacing.
Please read the "Official Rules" for complete guidelines.
Entries must be submitted by February 28, 2018 - 11:59PM, PST.
*All contest winners will be notified and published
online in the Dare to Dream pages, on March 31, 2018.
The Mission of Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is to inspire, motivate and encourage anyone having
the desire or love of poetry and writing, to continue doing so without fear of failure or success! Remember, in whatever you
do, "it's okay to dream," for dreams do come true...
There is a $10.00 (US dollars) entry fee per short story submitted and a $5.00 (US dollars)
entry fee per poem submitted.
Contestants may enter via PayPal or through the mail. An entry form is also available in the
"Enter Now" section.
Click on the links below to the read all Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest - WINTER 2016 - 2017 winning poems
and short stories in the Dare to Dream pages:
Prize ($250): "CALENDAR YEAR" by Haley R. Stone of Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA
Second Poetry Prize ($125): "SOME PEOPLE" by Daniela Silva of Tampa, Florida, USA
Third Poetry Prize ($50):
"THE DAY I DREAM OF" by Othusitse Joseph of Gaborone, Botswana, Southern Africa
First Writing Prize ($500): TIN CANS by Lucille Bellucci fo Oakland, California, USA
Second Writing Prize ($250): CAREGIVER by J. F. Callahan of San Diego, California, USA
Third Writing Prize ($100): Param Singh Gujral of Kolkata, West Bengal, India
You may find all previous Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest Winners from Winter 2005-2006 to the present, in the
POETRY PLACE and WRITE THIS WAY! pages.
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