Summer Submissions

Deadline: (now closed)


  • Annual PSOV membership dues must be paid to be eligible to submit poems.
  • Only one poem may be submitted to each of the seven Summer Contest awards.
  • Each submitted poem must have a title and one contest designation.
  • Length: See the individual contest descriptions for line limits.
    • Line counts (as specified for each award contest below) are firm and include the title, any epigraph, and all spaces between these as well as those spaces between all stanzas.
  • Form: Traditional, free-verse, or other styles are acceptable, but avoid overly long line length.


Details to come…