and Writing Contest
Deadline: Postmarked by September 30, 2017
Attention! Yes, there is still time to submit your wonderful poems and/or short stories
to enter our Summer 2017 competition. The contest deadline has been extended from August 15
to September 30, 2017. Entries must be submitted via postal mail or electronically online, before or on September 30, 2017,
at 11:59PM, CST. All contest winners will be announced and published online in the Dare to Dream pages, on November 12, 2017. Enter Now! for a chance to win cash prizes totaling
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."
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.
- Poetry 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.
read the "Official Rules" for complete guidelines.
Postmarked by SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 - 11:59PM, CST.
*All contest winners will be notified and published online in the Dare to Dream pages, on November 12, 2017.
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): "THE CALL OF IMAGINATION" by Elizabeth "Lizzy" Lee of Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Second Poetry Prize ($125): "GRANDMA'S COUCH" by Michael Di Vito of Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA
Third Poetry Prize ($50):
"FREEDOM" by Kelligrace Hernandez of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
First Writing Prize ($500): PETS' HOOF AND PAW PRINTS ON COMBAT SOLDIERS HEARTS (non-fiction) by Robert B. Robeson of
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Second Writing Prize ($250): THE GALILEAN by Rebecca Buller of Goltry, Oklahoma, USA
Third Writing Prize ($100): SMILE, GIRL by Rachel Mae Wade of Montague, Michigan, USA
Note: You may find all previous Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest Winners from
Winter 2005-2006 to the present,
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