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    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Levis Reading Prize

    Deadline: February 1,2015
    Website: http://english.vcu.edu/mfa/levis
    E-mail address: detischc@vcu.edu

    A prize of $2,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to give a reading in Richmond is given annually for a first or second book of poetry published during the previous year. Faculty of the MFA program in creative writing at Virginia Commonwealth University will judge. Publishers and writers may submit three copies of a book of at least 48 pages published in 2014 by February 1. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Levis Reading Prize, English Department, P.O. Box 842005, Richmond, VA 23284. (804) 828-1329. Christian Detisch, Contact.

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    Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine
    Hippocrates Prize Open International Award

    Deadline: January 31,2015
    Entry Fee: $11
    Website: http://www.hippocrates-poetry.org
    E-mail address: hippocrates.poetry@gmail.com

    A prize of £5,000 (approximately $7,856) and publication in the Hippocrates Prize anthology is given annually for a poem on a medical theme. A second-place prize of £1,000 (approximately $1,571) is also given. Rebecca Goss, John Humphrys, and Femi Oyebode will judge. Using the online submission system, submit an unpublished poem of up to 50 lines with a £7 entry fee (approximately $11) by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine, Hippocrates Prize Open International Award,12 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DR, England.

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    Crazyhorse
    Literary Prizes

    Deadline: January 31,2015
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://crazyhorse.cofc.edu

    Three prizes of $2,000 each and publication in Crazyhorse are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Alberto Ros will judge in poetry; Adam Johnson will judge in fiction; and Dinty W. Moore will judge in nonfiction. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems or a story or essay of up to 25 pages with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Crazyhorse, during the month of January. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Crazyhorse, Literary Prizes, English Department, College of Charleston,66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424.

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    Winter Anthology
    Writing Contest

    Deadline: January 31,2015
    Entry Fee: $10
    Website: http://www.winteranthology.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Winter Anthology is given annually for a group of poems, a single story or essay, or a full-length novel, novella, or collection of poetry, short stories, or essays. Srikanth Reddy will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a group of poems, a single story or essay, or a full-length manuscript of up to 50 pages with a $10 entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Winter Anthology, Writing Contest,5400 South Harper Avenue, Suite 201, Chicago, IL 60615.

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    Balcones Center for Creative Writing
    Poetry and Fiction Prizes

    Deadline: January 31,2015
    Entry Fee: $30
    Website: http://www.austincc.edu/crw/html/balconescenter.html
    E-mail address: balcones@austincc.edu

    Two prizes of $1,500 each are given annually for a poetry collection and a book of fiction published during the previous year. Authors and publishers may submit three copies of a book published in 2014 (poetry collections must be at least 42 pages) by January 31. The entry fee for poetry is $25, and the entry fee for fiction is $30. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Balcones Center for Creative Writing, Poetry and Fiction Prizes, Austin Community College,1212 Rio Grande Street, Austin, TX 78701.

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    Milkweed Editions
    Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry

    Deadline: January 31,2015
    Website: http://milkweed.org/about-us/editorial/lindquist-vennum-prize-for-poetry
    E-mail address: connor_lane@milkweed.org

    A prize of $10,000 and publication by Milkweed Editions is given annually for a poetry collection by a poet currently residing in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin. Submit a book-length poetry manuscript by January 31. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Milkweed Editions, Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry,1011 Washington Avenue South, Open Book Building, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55415. (612) 215-2533. Connor Lane, Editorial Assistant.

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    Robert Frost Foundation
    Poetry Award

    Deadline: February 1,2015
    Entry Fee: $12
    Website: http://www.frostfoundation.org
    E-mail address: rffpoetrycontest@gmail.com

    A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a poem written in the spirit of Robert Frost. Submit two copies of up to three poems totaling no more than three pages with a $12 entry fee per poem by February 1. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Robert Frost Foundation, Poetry Award,51 Lawrence Street, Lawrence Public Library,3rd Floor, Lawrence, MA 01841. Mark Schorr, Executive Director.

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    Writers at Work
    Fellowship Competition

    Deadline: January 31,2015
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.writersatwork.org

    Three prizes of $1,000 each are given annually for a group of poems, a short story or a novel excerpt, and an essay. The winners will also be published in Quarterly West and will receive tuition to attend the Writers at Work Conference in Salt Lake City in June. Writers who have not published a book in the genre in which they are applying are eligible. Alison H. Deming will judge in poetry, Ann Hood will judge in fiction, and Judith Barrington will judge in nonfiction. Using the online submission system, submit up to six poems totaling no more than 10 pages or up to 5,000 words of prose with a $25 entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Writers at Work, Fellowship Competition, P.O. Box 711191, Salt Lake City, UT 84171. (801) 996-3313.

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    A Room of Her Own Foundation
    Orlando Prizes

    Deadline: January 31,2015
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.aroho.org
    E-mail address: tracey@aroho.org

    Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Los Angeles Review are given twice yearly for a poem, a short story, a short short story, and an essay by women writers. Submit a poem of no more than 36 lines, a short story of up to 1,500 words, a short short story of up to 500 words, or an essay of up to 1,500 words with a $15 entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    A Room of Her Own Foundation, Orlando Prizes, P.O. Box 778, Placitas, NM 87043. (505) 867-5373. Tracey Cravens-Gras, Associate Director.

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    Main Street Rag
    Poetry Book Award

    Deadline: January 31,2015
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.mainstreetrag.com/contests.html
    E-mail address: editor@mainstreetrag.com

    A prize of $1,200, publication by Main Street Rag, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. The editors and previous winners will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 84 pages with a $25 entry fee ($27 for electronic submissions) by January 31. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Main Street Rag, Poetry Book Award, P.O. Box 690100, Charlotte, NC 28227. (704) 573-2516. M. Scott Douglass, Publisher.

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