1st World Poetry Competition "Manolis Aligizakis"

open to all poets writing in Greek


The International Art Academy invites entries from around the world for its 1st World Poetry Competition "Manolis Aligizakis". Participation is open to all poets, regardless of age, nationality, or country of residence. All submissions must be unpublished poems and written in the Greek language.

Awards

First three prizes established and funded by Greek-Canadian poet Manolis Aligizakis

  • 1st prize: 1500 Euros and a Medal
  • 2nd prize: 1000 Euros and a Medal
  • 3rd prize: 500 euros and a Medal

Other honorary prizes, distinctions and mentions will be awarded to the finalists by the International Art Academy.

View the Competition Rules

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Featured Book

Path of Thorns

Path of Thorns

by Manolis

Path of Thorns is a very powerful collection, addressing universal themes – childhood, love, exile, endurance, death – but grounded in Manolis' experience of civil war in Greece, and migration... more