The Ventura County Writers Club was founded in 1933 by four writers in Ojai, California. Soon the club expanded county-wide and grew to more than 150 members.  Members participate in small writing workshops and monthly general meetings where experts in all areas and genres discuss ideas, creativity, and getting work published.
Ends on February 28, 2018$8.00
$8.00

This contest is for poets of all ages whether you write traditional form or free verse poetry.

Publication and Cash prizes.  First-$100, Second-$75, Third-$50. All Place winners will be honored and prizes awarded at VCWC's meeting on Tuesday April 10, 2018. Poets will also be be featured in VCWC's newsletter, THE WRITE STUFF,  and the first place winning poem published in VCWC’s biennial anthology. 

Poems must be 30 lines or fewer. Multiple entries accepted as long each entry is submitted separately and is accompanied by the appropriate fee.  All poems must be original and may not have been previously published in any newspaper, magazine, book, or online, whether or not the author received compensation. Self-published and e-published works are prohibited. Those who have won first place in the last three years are not eligible. No entrant may win more than one cash prize. 





Ends on February 28, 2018$10.00
$10.00

This contest is for poets of all ages whether you write traditional form or free verse poetry. 

Publication and Cash prizes.  First-$100, Second-$75, Third-$50. All Place winners will be honored and prizes awarded at VCWC's meeting on Tuesday April 10, 2018. Poets will also be be featured in VCWC's newsletter, THE WRITE STUFF,  and the first place winning poem published in VCWC’s biennial anthology. 

Poems must be 30 lines or fewer. Multiple entries accepted as long each entry is submitted separately and is accompanied by the appropriate fee.  All poems must be original and may not have been previously published in any newspaper, magazine, book, or online, whether or not the author received compensation. Self-published and e-published works are prohibited. Those who have won first place in the last three years are not eligible. No entrant may win more than one cash prize. 







$4.00

Prizes for this group First-$50, Second-$35, and Third-$25. All place winners will be honored and awards presented on Tuesday April 10, 2018 at VCWC's general meeting. Poets will also be featured in VCWC's newsletter, THE WRITE STUFF  and, with parental consent, the first place winning poem will be published in VCWC’s biennial anthology. 

Unlimited entries are permitted as long as each entry is submitted separately and is accompanied by the appropriate fee.  All submitted poems must be original and may not have been previously published in any newspaper, magazine, book, or online, whether or not the author received compensation. Self-published and e-published works are prohibited. Those who have won first place in the last three years are not eligible. No entrant may win more than one cash prize. 


Prizes for this group are as follows: First place-$35, Second place-$25, Third place-$15. All place winners will be honored and awards presented on Tuesday April 10, 2018 at VCWC's general meeting. Poets will also be featured in VCWC's newsletter, THE WRITE STUFF,  and, with parental consent, first place winning poem will be published in VCWC’s biennial anthology. 

Poems must be 30 lines or fewer. Multiple entries accepted as long each entry is submitted separately and is accompanied by the appropriate fee.  All poems must be original and may not have been previously published in any newspaper, magazine, book, or online, whether or not the author received compensation. Self-published and e-published works are prohibited. Those who have won first place in the last three years are not eligible. No entrant may win more than one cash prize.