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TOPS runs many contests throughout the year both for its members and
for poets at large. Check out the links below for the details of each contest.


For Poets at Large:

Across The Universe Contest - Closes April 30, 2024

The Ultra Short Poem Competition - Closes July 31, 2024

The Long Poem Competition - Closes November 30, 2024

The Entitled Titles Poetry Competition - Closes January 31, 2025

The Ellen S. Jaffe Humanist Award for Poetry - Closes March 15, 2026

---------------- completed contests ----------------

TThe $500 Ellen S. Jaffe Humanist Award for Poetry 2024 - Winners

The High Spirits Poetry Contest 2024 - Winners

The Entitled Titles Poetry Competition 2024 - Winners

Translating the Cosmos Poetry Competition 2023 - Winners

The Ultra Short 2023 Contest - Winners

The Spring Peepers Poetry Competition, 2023 - Winners

The World Around Us Chapbook Anthology Contest, 2023 - Winners

Across the Universe Contest, 2023 - Winners

The Provoked-By-Places Contest - Winners

The Ghastly Gruesome Poetry Contest - 2022 - Winners

The Ultra Short Poem Competition - 2022 - Winners

Members' Only Postage Stamp Contest - 2022 - Winners

The Love Lies Bleeding Contest - 2022 - Winners

The Spring Peepers Poetry Competition - 2022 - Winners

Contest Rule for Prize Winning Poems

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