2019 Sonnet Contest (Results)

The winners of the inaugural 2019 "Putting Chaos Into 14 Lines" Sonnet Contest were "Mania" by Jenna Le and "River Valley Hexaëmera" by Matt W. Miller. They each will be awarded a prize of $500 and are invited to read the pieces at the May 2019 Poetry by the Sea Conference. Click here to read the winning sonnet and winning sonnet crown.

2019 Book Awards (Guidelines)

The Poetry by the Sea Book Awards will be given to the best books published the previous year (2018). There are two categories: 1) Author may have more than one book, and 2) Author's first book. The author of the winning book in each category will be awarded a prize of $500. Click here for detailed entry guidelines.