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Submission Deadline: Loving Gaze Poetry Contest

October 1 @ 8:00 am - 11:59 pm

Online, N/A, Portland, OR 97207

loving gaze is an annual poetry contest for women and nonbinary writers.

you can read the INAUGURAL winning poem by tori ashley matos here.

submissions are currently OPEN

and always free.

this year’s winning poem will be chosen by Tori Ashley Matos, winner of last year’s contest. all poems will be read first by gaze creator and editor, Darla Mottram, who will narrow the competition down to a group of finalists. the author of the winning poet will receive publication and $150. other finalists may be offered publication at the standard rate.

to submit, please send no more than three poems in a single document to gazesubmissions at gmail.com. be sure to indicate that you are submitting to the loving gaze poetry contest in the subject line of the email. all submissions should include a short biographical statement as well as a photograph to be published alongside the work. the deadline for submitting to the contest is October 1st, 2020.

we ask that you don’t submit if you know Tori Ashley Matos or Darla Mottram personally.


Portland, OR 97207