and Writing Contest
WINTER 2017 - 2018*
Closed on: April 23, 2018 at 11:59 PM, PST
Note: Our Winter 2017 - 2018 Our contest has been closed on April 23, 2018 at 11:59 PM, Pacific Standard Time (PST). The
reading/judging phase is ongoing and will continue until our contest winners' announcement and publishing date of May
31, 2018. Stay tuned to Dream Quest One for current news, updates, and announcements!
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 deadline is now closed on April 23, 2018 - 11:59 PM, PST.
*All contest winners will be notified and published online in
the Dare to Dream pages, on May 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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