Contests

Helen: A Literary Magazine currently sponsors four contests:

  1. Helen Short Story Contest (on hiatus until further notice)
  2. Helen Stewart Poetry Award (local poets of Clark County only)
  3. Visual Prompt Quarterly Contest (next contest begins January 1, 2017).
  4. NEON MUSEUM Visual Prompt Contest (in collaboration with the Neon Museum and Writer’s Block)

Our 2nd Annual Helen Stewart Poetry Award opened for submissions from local poets on September 1st. The judge for our contest this year is Lois Roma-Deeley. Deadline is February 1, 2017.


Submissions for our 4th short story contest have closed.

$100 cash prize. All submissions are considered for publication.

Judge: Beverly Rogers of the Rogers Foundation
Winner of our contest is Deborah Spera for “Hell in the Hallway”


Winners from previous contests can be found here.