2018 Channillo Poetry Contest

Welcome to Channillo's 2018 poetry contest! Please read all of the guidelines, rules, and general information below before submitting your poem.

1. The contest is free to enter and open to everyone. There is no age limit and you do not have to be a U.S. citizen.

2. Prizes will be awarded as follows.
1st Place: Channillo 2 Year Free Membership
2nd Place: Channillo 1 Year Free Membership
3rd Place: Channillo 6 Month Free Membership
All Top 12 Finalists: Channillo 3 Month Free Membership

The top 12 finalists (including the 1st place, 2nd place, and 3rd place winners) will have their poems published on Channillo as part of a special 1-year (monthly) poetry series beginning in September 2018.

3. The contest begins on 5/23/18. The deadline for entries is 7/15/18. Winners will be notified via email by 8/15/2018 and announced on Twitter (@_Channillo) shortly after. Winners will also be posted on this page.

4. Entries should be submitted via email to with a subject line of "2018 Poetry Contest". The poem should be submitted as an attached file (Microsoft Word is preferred) that does not include the writer's name (or identifiable information).

5. The body of the email should contain a link to your Channillo profile. If you don't yet have one, you can sign up here. If you are a Top 12 Finalist we will link to your profile so that readers can learn more about you and/or your work.

6. There are no theme or style restrictions.

7. Entries must be the original unpublished work of the writer. Each writer is allowed a maximum of 3 entries.

If you have any questions please contact us at Good luck!