Muspa Submissions

2022 Musketman Shakespeare Poetry Award

Muspa invites submissions for its 2022 prize: $200 (Canadian) and publication in the Musketman Shakespeare blog. 

SUBMISSION: One poem per entrant. Unpublished 8 to 24 lines. Any subject. Mention Shakespeare. No entry fees. Award open to all countries and nationalities. 

CONTACT: Provide your name and email address under the poem, and please send it to:


4 – 536 Third Street

London ON N5V 4R5


No entries via electronic channels. 

DEADLINE: 25 October 2022.  Submissions received after that date will be adjudicated for our 2023 award.  

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: We shall acknowledge receipt of and retain only the winning entry.  The rest will be discarded.  So, please, keep a copy of your poem.  

PUBLICATION: 25 December 2022.  The winning entry will be published on this site and announced on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.  You may follow this site (via “CONTACT” under “MENU”) or connect with Musketman Shakespeare on any of those three platforms.