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Vallum Award for Poetry 2016 - SUBMIT!

Concours à Canada


Vallum is accepting original and previously unpublished poetry submissions for the Vallum Award for Poetry 2016. This year's contest judge is award-winning poet, Jeramy Dodds!


$25 CDN for Canadian residents, $25 USD for US and international entrants, which includes a free one-year subscription* to Vallum. Payment can be made by cheque (payable to "Vallum") or through our online store hosted by PayPal.

*Please note that international entrants will receive a one-year digital subscription only.

*All entrants will be signed up to receive Vallum E-News! You may unsubscribe at any time.


Submit up to 1-3 poems of maximum 60 lines each. Do not label your poems with your name or address; instead include a cover letter with all pertinent information. Please also specify how you heard about the contest.

Poems may be on any theme or subject, but must be original and not previously published.

1st prize is $750, 2nd $250. Both 1st and 2nd prize-winning poems will be published in Vallum Magazine and on Vallum's website. Honourable Mentions may be selected and published but are not eligible for cash prizes.


Please write your name, contact information, each poem's title, and how you heard about the contest in the body of the email. Include your poems in an attachment, without any identification. The contest is judged blind. Also write "VALLUM AWARD" in subject line of your email. Your contact information and poem titles must be clearly delineated.

If mailing your entry, please send it to:

Vallum Contest

5038 Sherbrooke West

PO BOX 23077 CP Vendome

Montreal, QC H4A 1T0