Win Cash and Prizes in ‘Wisconsin People & Ideas’ Fiction and Poetry Contests

Wisconsin People & Ideas magazine regularly publishes some of the best fiction and poetry from around the state through their annual literary contests. Make your mark on Wisconsin’s literary scene and enter your best short stories and poems in our contests. Open to all Wisconsin residents and students age 18 and older, both fiction and poetry contests are accepting submissions via USPS and online from now through Dec. 1, 2016. Prizes are awarded up to $500 along with publication in Wisconsin People & Ideas, a slot at the 2017 contest reading at the Wisconsin Book Festival in Madison, and a one-week residency at Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts in Mineral Point.

The contest is open to all Wisconsin residents and students age 18 and older. Both fiction and poetry submissions will be accepted. Visit the respective fiction and poetry contest pages at for complete contest rules and submission guidelines.


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