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    • Annual membership in the League of Minnesota Poets grants you:

      • Submit your work to, and receive a copy of, our annual poetry journal
      • Membership in the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS): Dues must be paid by March 10th for this benefit
      • Our newsletter, The Lomplighter.
      • Reduced rates to attend our annual conferences, held in April and October.
      • Participation in our two annual poetry retreats (winter and summer).
      • Reduced rates for participating in our annual contest as well as the National Federation of State Poetry Societies contest.
      • Opportunities to meet and share work with other poets.
      • Opportunity to sell your books at events.
      If you are interested in membership but the cost presents a financial barrier, please contact us regarding reduced cost or donated membership. Dues paid after January 1st will give member to full benefits available for the remainder of the calendar year. Please submit membership and dues by March 1st for membership in the National Federation of State Poetry Societies. Dues payed after October 31st will be applied toward membership for the following calendar year.
    • Annual membership in the League of Minnesota Poets grants you:

      • Submit your work to, and receive a copy of, our annual poetry magazine
      • Membership in the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS): Dues must be paid by March 10th for this benefit
      • Our newsletter, The Lomplighter.
      • Reduced rates to attend our annual conferences, held in April and October.
      • Participation in our two annual poetry retreats (winter and summer).
      • Reduced rates for participating in our annual contest as well as the National Federation of State Poetry Societies contest.
      • Opportunities to meet and share work with other poets.
      • Opportunity to sell your books at events.
      If you are interested in membership but the cost presents a financial barrier, please contact us for options. Dues payed after January 1st will give entitle member to full benefits available for the remainder of the calendar year. Please submit membership and dues by March 1st for membership in the National Federation of State Poetry Societies. Dues payed after October 31st will be applied toward membership for the following calendar year.
  • ENTRY FEE: League of Minnesota Poets Members $15.00 fee. Submit your manuscript through SUBMITTABLE HERE
    WHAT: A poetry manuscript to be a minimum of 40 pages to a maximum of 60 pages,
    with index, and dedication page. Poems within the manuscript may be previously published. Manuscripts will be judged anonymously, no identifying marks within the submitted manuscript
    An acknowledgements page will be added to winning manuscript. 
    PRIZE: One winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000.00 and publication. Winner will also receive 20 free copies of their book, League of Minnesota Poets will sell published books.
    Honorable mentions will be noted at the Judge’s discretion.
    DEADLINE: August 31st, 2022, postmark. 
    Winner will be announced at League of Minnesota Poets 2022 Fall meeting and posted online at the League website (https://www.mnpoets.org) after the meeting.
    Publication and reading by winning manuscript will be at the following League of Minnesota Poets' Spring meeting.
  • ENTRY FEE: League of Minnesota Poets Non-Members $25.00 fee. Submit your manuscript through SUBMITTABLE HERE
    WHAT: A poetry manuscript to be a minimum of 40 pages to a maximum of 60 pages,
    with index, and dedication page. Poems within the manuscript may be previously published. Manuscripts will be judged anonymously, no identifying marks within the submitted manuscript
    An acknowledgements page will be added to winning manuscript. 
    PRIZE: One winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000.00 and publication. Winner will also receive 20 free copies of their book, League of Minnesota Poets will sell published books.
    Honorable mentions will be noted at the Judge’s discretion.
    DEADLINE: August 31st, 2022, postmark. 
    Winner will be announced at League of Minnesota Poets 2022 Fall meeting and posted online at the League website (https://www.mnpoets.org) after the meeting.
    Publication and reading by winning manuscript will be at the following League of Minnesota Poets' Spring meeting.
  • 2022 Annual Poetry Contest Entry Fee: Members

    Fees: League Members Category #1 Grand Prize fee: Limit 8 poems, $1 per poem Categories #2-#23, 1 poem per category $1 per poem. Please select number of poems you are entering as the quantity of your order to reflect the proper payment amount for your entries. For full contest rules and regulations, click here: 2022 Annual Contest Brochure Final pub
  • 2022 Annual Poetry Contest Entry Fee: Non-Members

    Category #1 Grand Prize fee: Limit 8 poems, $2 per poem Categories #2-#23, 1 poem per category $2 per poem. Please select number of poems you are entering as the quantity of your order to reflect the proper payment amount for your entries. For full contest rules and regulations, click here: 2022 Annual Contest Brochure Final pub
  • Lomp Spring Conference Member Registration Friday April 22–Sunday April 24, 2022 $ 65.00 Lomp Member $75.00 Non-Member ($5.00 off if registered by April 9th) Fee includes Lunch on Saturday
  • Lomp Spring Conference Member Registration Friday April 22–Sunday April 24, 2022 $ 65.00 Lomp Member $75.00 Non-Member ($5.00 off if registered by April 9th) Fee includes Lunch on Saturday

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