SFR Contests

Poetry Contest 2019


  • Entries open February 1, and must be made on the contest website before midnight on February 28, 2019.
  • There is no minimum or maximum word count. Entries must be typed and previously unpublished. Paid contributors to SFR in the last year are not eligible. There is no limit on the number of entries per poet, but each entry should be a single poem.
  • The winner will be awarded a prize package in the form of gift certificates at local businesses worth $100. Second and third place winners will receive prize packages for $50 and $25, respectively. Prizes are awarded solely at the discretion of SFR’s judges.
  • Winners will be published in SFR and at, along with a photograph and biographical statement about the author. Winners may be invited to read works aloud at an event coinciding with publication.
  • Questions? Contact Julie Ann Grimm at 988-7530 or