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    Wild Leaf Press
    Poetry Contest

    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://wildleafpress.com
    E-mail address: editor@wildleafpress.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in the Wild Leaf Press Poetry Annual 2014 will be given biennially for a single poem. Baron Wormser will judge. Submit a poem of up to 120 lines with a $25 entry fee by October 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Wild Leaf Press, Poetry Contest, P.O. Box 5, New Haven, CT 06501. (203) 415-5309. William Hunter, Coeditor.

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    Tupelo Press
    Sunken Garden Chapbook Poetry Prize

    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $24
    Website: http://www.tupelopress.org/sunkengarden.php

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Tupelo Press is given annually for a poetry chapbook. Submit a manuscript of 20 to 36 pages with a $24 entry fee by October 31. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Tupelo Press, Sunken Garden Chapbook Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 1767, North Adams, MA 01247. (413) 664-9611.

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    University of North Texas Press
    Vassar Miller Prize

    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://untpress.unt.edu/contest

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by University of North Texas Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Morri Creech will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by October 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    University of North Texas Press, Vassar Miller Prize,1155 Union Circle #311336, Denton, TX 76203. (940) 565-2142. Karen DeVinney, Assistant Director/Managing Editor.

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    North American Review
    James Hearst Poetry Prize

    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.northamericanreview.org

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in North American Review is given annually for a poem. Using the online submission system, submit up to five poems with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to North American Review, by October 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    North American Review, James Hearst Poetry Prize,1222 West 27th Street, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614. J. D. Schraffenberger, Assistant Poetry Editor.

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    Elixir Press
    Poetry Awards,

    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $30
    Website: http://www.elixirpress.com
    E-mail address: info@elixirpress.com

    A prize of $2,500 and publication by Elixir Press is given annually for a poetry collection. A second prize of $1,500 and publication is also awarded. Sarah Kennedy will judge. Submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $30 entry fee by October 31. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Elixir Press, Poetry Awards, P.O. Box 27029, Denver, CO 80227. Dana Curtis, Editor.

  • Rookie - 0 Points Zoraida Cabrera-mieles (10/19/2014 7:57:00 PM) Post reply

    Tethered by Letters' Fall Poetry Contest

    We are currently accepting poetry submissions of all genres and styles—from traditional form to free verse. Length requirements are no more than three pages per poem, single spaced with double spacing between stanzas. The poetry contest winner will be published as the featured poem in the Summer 2015 Quarterly Journal. Three finalists will be considered for subsequent quarterly journal publications or a TBL monthly poetry feature. Each finalist will also receive free professional edits on their submission. International submissions welcome.

    Deadline: December 15,2014
    Prize: $100 and publication in the quarterly journal
    Entry Fee: $5 per entry OR $12 for three entries
    URL: http://tetheredbyletters.com/submissions/contest-submission
    Contact Info: Joe Reinis, jreinis@tetheredbyletters.com

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    Ohio University Press
    Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $30

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Ohio University Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 95 pages with a $30 entry fee by October 31. Call or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Ohio University Press, Hollis Summers Poetry Prize,215 Columbus Road, Suite 101, Athens, OH 45701. (740) 593-1158.

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    Persea Books
    Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize

    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.perseabooks.com
    E-mail address: poetry@perseabooks.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Persea Books is given annually for a first poetry collection by a woman who is a U.S. citizen. The winner also receives a six-week, all-expenses-paid residency at the Civitella Ranieri Center in Umbria, Italy. Submit a manuscript of at least 40 pages with a $25 entry fee by October 31. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Persea Books, Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize, P.O. Box 1388, Columbia, MO 65205. (212) 260-9256. Gabriel Fried, Poetry Editor.

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    Truman State University Press
    T. S. Eliot Prize

    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://tsup.truman.edu
    E-mail address: tsup@truman.edu

    A prize of $2,000 and publication by Truman State University Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by October 31. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Truman State University Press, T. S. Eliot Prize,100 East Normal Avenue, Kirksville, MO 63501. (660) 785-7336. Barbara Smith-Mandell, Coordinator.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/17/2014 9:38:00 AM) Post reply

    Arrowhead Regional Arts Council
    Career Development Grants

    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Website: http://www.aracouncil.org
    E-mail address: info@aracouncil.org

    Grants of up to $3,000 are given twice yearly to allow Minnesota writers to take advantage of a specific arts opportunity. Poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who are U.S. citizens and have lived in Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, or St. Louis counties in northeastern Minnesota for at least six months are eligible. Submit a work sample of up to 15 pages of poetry or prose, a description of the work sample, a description of the opportunity or project, and a résumé by October 31. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, Career Development Grants, Marshall Professional Building,1301 Rice Lake Road, Suite 120, Duluth, MN 55811. (800) 569-8134.

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