Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest 2023

Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest

The contest is organized by Winning Writers located in Western Massachusetts, United States of America.

You may submit one humor poem, in English. Your poem should not exceed 250 lines in length.

You may submit published or unpublished work.

Submit online. No fee to enter. Judge: Jendi Reiter, assisted by Lauren Singer. One poem only, please. Length limit: 250 lines maximum. No restriction on age of author. Both unpublished and previously published work accepted. Authors from all countries eligible except Syria, Iran, North Korea, Crimea, Russia, and Belarus (due to US government restrictions). The poem you submit should be in English. Inspired gibberish is also accepted (example). Read the winning poems from our 21st contest.

Please submit one humor poem during
August 15, 2022-April 1, 2023


  • First Prize: $2,000 plus a two-year gift certificate from our co-sponsor, Duotrope (a $100 value)
  • Second Prize: $500
  • Honorable Mentions: 10 awards of $100 each
  • Top 12 entries published online

The competition is free to enter.

website: Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest (no fee) – Winning Writers

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