Kingdom Poetry Contest 2022/ How to Apply (Prize: $250 + Publishing)
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Kingdom Poetry Contest 2022/ How to Apply (Prize: $250 + Publishing)

Kingdom in the wild poetry contest calls for 2022 submission. The submission would run from MARCH 7TH 2022 TO APRIL 17TH 2022. Among many other contests for writers, Kingdom in the wild contest is one to look out for. 

Eligibility For Kingdom Poetry Contest 

  • They seek emerging writers who have yet to publish a collection of poetry (not including self-published chapbooks)
  • A manuscript that has up 15 to 30 poems in standard .doc / docx or pdf document should be submitted.
  • Majority of the poems should be unpublished, but individual poems can be previously published (if applicable: tell us where and when the poem was published)
  • One winner will be selected from submissions received during the reading period
  • All submissions must be emailed to by Midnight PT on APRIL 17th 2022
    Kingdoms in the Wild team will select the winning manuscript
    Winner will be announced SUMMER 2022 (approx. 4 – 8 weeks after the end of the reading period)

    Kingdom Poetry Contest

    Submission Guidelines 

  • Poems should be in English
  • Entries should Include a short description of the work in the body of the email submission.
  • A collection title should be written on the first page
  • Each new poem should appear on a separate page
  • Author name, biography, acknowledgements and other information should appear at the end of the document.
  • Images or graphics in or with your work are not required.
    Send your work to Subject: 2022 Poetry Prize
  • Your submission should include your contact information: Your mailing address, your phone number and your email address as well as links to social media or blogs / websites
  • Due to the current global crisis, they ask you to please make sure that you are able to receive your prize money via Paypal in the event that you win. 
    Any submissions received outside the reading period will be unread unless extension is authorized by the editors at Kingdoms in the Wild before the end of the reading period
  • Please submit only one manuscript for consideration to the Kingdoms in the Wild Poetry Prize
  • The organizers accept simultaneous submissions but please withdraw your work immediately if it is accepted elsewhere
  • They reserve the right to not select a winner for any given year of the competition



The Winner of Kingdom in the wild poetry contest will receive $250 & Publication of winning chapbook by Kingdoms in the Wild & 5 complimentary physical copies mailed to the author as well as the option to choose a single complimentary title from our existing catalog. Kingdoms in the Wild will also promote the winning chapbook to all their readers across our various platforms and will work to provide copies to reviewers and poet enthusiasts.





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