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  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/19/2014 3:47:00 AM) Post reply

    New Criterion
    Poetry Prize
    Deadline: September 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.newcriterion.com
    E-mail address: letters@newcriterion.com
    A prize of $3,000 and publication by St. Augustine's Press is given annually for a poetry collection that pays close attention to form. Roger Kimball, Alan Shapiro, and David Yezzi will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 60 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 30. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    New Criterion, Poetry Prize,900 Broadway, Suite 602, New York, NY 10003.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/19/2014 3:46:00 AM) Post reply

    University of Massachusetts Press
    Juniper Prizes
    Deadline: September 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.umass.edu/umpress/juniper.html
    E-mail address: kfisk@umpress.umass.edu
    Two prizes of $1,500 each and publication by University of Massachusetts Press are given annually for a poetry collection and a book of fiction. In poetry, the award alternates yearly between first and subsequent books. For this year's prize, poets who have published a book-length collection of poetry may submit a manuscript of 50 to 70 pages. Fiction writers may submit a short story collection, a novel, or a novella of 150 to 350 pages. For both prizes, the entry fee is $25, and the deadline is September 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    University of Massachusetts Press, Juniper Prizes, East Experiment Station,671 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003. (413) 545-2217. Karen Fisk, Competition Coordinator.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/19/2014 3:45:00 AM) Post reply

    New York Public Library
    Cullman Center Fellowships
    Deadline: September 26,2014
    Website: http://www.nypl.org/csw
    E-mail address: csw@nypl.org
    Up to 15 fellowships will be given annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers whose work will benefit directly from access to the research collections at the New York Public Library. The fellows will each receive $70,000, an office at the Cullman Center, and full access to the New York Public Library's main branch, the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building in midtown Manhattan, from September 2015 through May 2016. Fellows will be required to work on their projects at the Cullman Center for the duration of the fellowship and give a public talk. Using the online submission system, submit a writing sample of up to 4,500 words, a project proposal of up to 1,500 words, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation (submitted directly by the references through the online submission system) , by September 26. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    New York Public Library, Cullman Center Fellowships, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, Room 225, New York, NY 10018.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/19/2014 3:44:00 AM) Post reply

    Lascaux Review
    Prize in Poetry
    Deadline: September 23,2014
    Entry Fee: $10
    Website: http://www.lascauxreview.com
    E-mail address: lascauxreview@gmail.com
    A prize of $1,000 and publication in the Lascaux Review will be given annually for a poem. Submit up to five poems of any length with a $10 entry fee by September 23. Previously published poems are eligible. All entries will be considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Lascaux Review, Prize in Poetry,4385 Highway 65 South, Clinton, AR 72031.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/19/2014 3:44:00 AM) Post reply

    John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
    Writing Fellowships
    Deadline: September 19,2014
    Website: http://www.gf.org
    E-mail address: fellowships@gf.org
    Guggenheim Fellowships of approx- imately $50,000 each are awarded annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on the basis of achievement and exceptional promise. Residents of the United States and Canada are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit a career summary, a list of publications, contact information for up to four references, and a statement of intent by September 19. Upon request of the foundation, submit up to three published books by November 14. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Writing Fellowships,90 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016. (212) 687-4470.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/18/2014 2:55:00 AM) Post reply

    Philip Levine Prize in Poetry

    A prize of $2,000, publication by Anhinga Press, and 25 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Peter Everwine will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 30. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/18/2014 2:54:00 AM) Post reply

    Berlin Prize Fellowships

    Approximately 24 residential fellowships are given annually to emerging poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers to spend an academic semester in residence at the Hans Arnhold Center at the American Academy in Berlin. Fellows also receive a $5,000 monthly stipend, lodging, and round-trip airfare. Writers based in the United States who have published at least one book in any genre are eligible. Submit two writing samples totaling no more than 60 pages, a project proposal of five to seven pages, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation (sent directly to the Academy by the references) by September 29. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/18/2014 2:54:00 AM) Post reply

    Cullman Center Fellowships
    Deadline:
    Up to 15 fellowships will be given annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers whose work will benefit directly from access to the research collections at the New York Public Library. The fellows will each receive $70,000, an office at the Cullman Center, and full access to the New York Public Library's main branch, the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building in midtown Manhattan, from September 2015 through May 2016. Fellows will be required to work on their projects at the Cullman Center for the duration of the fellowship and give a public talk. Using the online submission system, submit a writing sample of up to 4,500 words, a project proposal of up to 1,500 words, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation (submitted directly by the references through the online submission system) , by September 26. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/18/2014 2:54:00 AM) Post reply

    Prize in Poetry
    Deadline:
    A prize of $1,000 and publication in the Lascaux Review will be given annually for a poem. Submit up to five poems of any length with a $10 entry fee by September 23. Previously published poems are eligible. All entries will be considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/18/2014 2:52:00 AM) Post reply

    Writing Fellowships
    Deadline:
    Guggenheim Fellowships of approx- imately $50,000 each are awarded annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on the basis of achievement and exceptional promise. Residents of the United States and Canada are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit a career summary, a list of publications, contact information for up to four references, and a statement of intent by September 19. Upon request of the foundation, submit up to three published books by November 14. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

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