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March 4, 2020  |  Wingless Dreamer  |  Contest

First Prize: £100 + Complimentary copy of the book

Second Prize: £50 + Complimentary copy of the book

Third Prize: £30 + Complimentary copy of the book

Winners and Top 10 finalists will receive the certificate of appreciation via post.

​Judge: Ruchi Acharya​

Entry fee: £5 for first poem

Closing Date: 30 April 2020​

Entries for the WinglessDreamer Poetry Prize 2020 are now open. Winning and commended poems will also be published in a competition anthology.


  • The competition is open to anyone aged 16 or over

  • Entries may be submitted via submittable or via email alongwith paypal receipt of $5 at

  • Poems may be on any subject and in any form or style

  • They must be typed and not longer than 40 lines (excluding title)

  • Poems should be in English, must be the entrant’s own work and should not have been published or accepted for publication elsewhere (including online), should not have won another poetry competition or be the translated work of another poet.

  • Entry fee: $5 for first poem in a single submission.

  • Closing date: midnight on 30th April 2020. Entries received after this time will not be considered.

  • Where a poem is longer than one page, please clearly include the title on each page.

  • All poems are judged anonymously and should not bear your name, or any other form of identification.

  • Our judge will read all entries.

  • No person may win more than one prize, though more than one poem may feature in the list of Commended and Highly Commended poems.

  • No changes can be made to a poem once it has been submitted.

  • The decision of the judge is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

  • WinglessDreamer Poetry Festival Trustees, employees or associates, or members of their families, may not enter.

  • The winners will be contacted and the result will be announced on 10th May.

You can also submit us at

Submission fees $5 at

Wingless Dreamer Publisher is granted First Serial Rights. By submitting your manuscripts with Wingless Dreamer Publisher, the author grants their rights as copyright owners to the Wingless Dreamer publisher. For detailed info, you can read our Terms and Conditions here. Confirmation of entry will be sent via e-mail by Submittable immediately after submission. An announcement of our winners will be posted through Submittable, social media, and our website.

For all author’s ownership and rights kindly read our policy and guidelines on our website

Please note that submission fees of a minimum amount of USD$5 allow us to offer the winning honorarium and also to offset the cost of publishing and promoting the winning collection. Wingless Dreamer works to supporting the publication of excellent poetry, flash fiction, and short stories collection and supporting our mission to bring the highest quality literature into the world. All submissions will be carefully read, reviewed, and considered for this prestigious prize. Thank you for your understanding.


May 12, 2020  |  Wingless Dreamer  |  Announcements

For our Daffodil Contest we received enough dizzying poems about this beautiful flower to usher in spring right away. We received such spectacular submissions, it was almost impossible for our Judge Ruchi Acharya and the editorial board to choose a winner. We are finally here to announce the result for Daffodils Poetry Contest 2020.

The winner of the Daffodils Poetry Contest 2020 is,  April Davidson.

April Davidson.

Congratulations, April!

April was successful in securing the first prize among all the participants. Her poem was particularly impressive. For her outstanding work, she won USD $100 as a winning honorarium and also a free complimentary copy.

The second prize goes to:

William Rieppe

for achieving the second position in our Daffodils Poetry Contest 2020. You’ve done a great job and our editorial team truly appreciates your effort. We would like to honor you by giving you a winning honorarium worth USD$50. Hurrah!

The third prize goes to:

Sophia Vassie

for her exemplary work in the field of poetry. We would like to appreciate her by honoring USD$ 30 as the winning prize. Yipee!

It doesn’t end here. Let’s give a huge round of applause to all the honorable mentions who were close to winning. Congratulations! Wingless Dreamer publisher truly enjoys reading all the submitted poems.

Lastly, beat the drums for our contributors. On behalf of the Wingless Dreamer Team, we would like to appreciate all the selected participants who made it to our book. We encourage all the poets to keep writing no matter what. Your strength doesn’t come from winning. It comes from determination and hardships. Keep trying and never give up. Well done everyone.

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