Muspa Submissions

2023 Muspa

Musketman Shakespeare Poetry Award

Muspa invites submissions for its 2023 PRIZE: $500 (Canadian) and publication in this blog. 

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 Unpublished 8 to 24 lines.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

CONTACT: Send your poem as the text of an email to without any attachments. Kindly provide your name and postal address at the bottom of the poem. 

DEADLINE: 15 October 2023.  Submissions received after that date will be adjudicated for our 2024 award.  

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: We shall acknowledge receipt of and retain only the winning entry.  The rest will be discarded.  

PUBLICATION: 15 December 2023.  The winning entry will be published on this site and announced on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.  You may follow this site (via “CONTACT” under MENU) or connect with Musketman Shakespeare on any of those four platforms.