The Vallum Chapbook Award
1st Place: $125 and publication as part of the Vallum Chapbook Series. Selections from the chapbook will also appear in the print and digital magazine!
Entry Fee: $25
Click here to see the full guidelines and enter online.
The Vallum Award for Poetry
1st Place: $750 and publication in Vallum
2nd Place: $250 and publication in Vallum
Entry Fee: $25 (includes a 1-year subscription to Vallum)
Click here to see the full guidelines, past winners, and enter online.
The Vallum Award for Poetry 2016 Contest Winners
1st place: "To my mother, aloud" by E. Canine McJabber
2nd place: "To a Young Man Seen Wearing a Bow Tie" by James McKee
Honourable mention: "Dietary Restriction" by Catriona Wright
Honourable mention: "blooming on my skin (a flor de piel)" by María José Giménez
Honourable mention: "Her First First Nations Boyfriend" by Sue Reynolds
Honourable mention: "Joy" by Salvatore Difalco
The winning poems appear in Vallum 14:1 "Evolution."
Thank you to everyone who entered this year's contest –
there were so many wonderful poems to choose from!
And, thanks so much to Jeramy Dodds, the 2016 contest judge.
Vallum Blog Contests
Occasionally Vallum holds informal blog contests. Please follow the Vallum blog to stay up to date with upcoming contests.
Naani Poetry Contest winner