The Doors Creative Writing Contest

Celebrate The Doors 50th Anniversary by participating in this creative writing contest! Create a poem or short story inspired by the band’s 50-year career for your chance to win THE SINGLES 7″ Boxset. 

Poetry must be submitted by posting a video of your poem being read via Instagram video. Short story submissions (3-5 pages) can be sent to Only original pieces will be accepted. The judges will be the members of The Doors management team. One lucky winner will be announced January 5th, 2018.


  1. Fans may submit one (1) original piece of work.
  2. For poetry, fans must record themselves reading the poem to Instagram and use the hashtag #TheDoors50. Select few will be posted to the official Facebook page.
  3. For short stories, fans may not submit anything longer than five (5) pages and must submit them to: Select short stories will be posted to The Doors’ official site and shared on the socials.
  4. Work will be judged on originality and creativity.
  5. One winner will be chosen by members of The Doors management team. All decisions of the judges are final.
  6. A winner will be chosen January 5th, 2018. The winner will receive THE SINGLES 7″ Boxset.


Any and all Entries in The Doors Creative Writing Contest shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of The Doors Property, LLC. The Doors Property, LLC shall not be subject to any obligations of confidentiality with respect to any Entries, nor is The Doors Property, LLC liable for any use or disclosure of any Entries. The Doors Property, LLC shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the winning entries for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation or credit to the provider of the Entries or any other person or entity.