2022 Hudson Valley Writers Guild Poetry Contest

2022 Hudson Valley Writers Guild Poetry Contest

The HVWG writing contest alternates genres annually. This year’s contest is POETRY. Winners will be awarded cash prizes and invited to read their winning piece at a special event later in the year.

Submission Guidelines:

  • All contestants must be residents of New York State. Current members of the HVWG Board and their families are not eligible.
  • Entries must be postmarked between April 1 and May 31, 2022.
  • Identification/contact information MUST NOT appear anywhere on the submission.
  • Submit up to three poems.
  • Submissions must be previously unpublished.

Winners will be notified by email and results will be posted on our website, hvwg.org.


  • 1st prize: $100
  • 2nd prize: $75
  • 3rd prize: $50
  • 3 Honorable mentions: $20 each

Entry fee is $10 for HVWG members, $15 for non-members.

For more information, email info@hvwg.org.

CLICK HERE to submit online