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  • Rookie - 1st Stage Timothy Mclaughlin (9/4/2014 7:51:00 PM) Post reply

    RHINO Poetry Journal's " Founders' Prize Contest 2015"

    Submission Prize: 1st place - $300,2nd & 3rd place - $50; all three winners will be published in 2015 journal. All submissions will be considered for publication.
    Submission Period: Sept 1st - Oct.31st
    Cost: $10
    For more submission info: http://rhinopoetry.org/contests/founders-prize/
    Both online and mail submissions accepted

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/3/2014 7:07:00 AM) Post reply

    Nantwich Words and Music Festival 2nd Open Poetry Competition Adjudicator of shortlist: Luke Wright.

    Poems of up to 40 lines on any subject
    First Prize £100 Second £50, Third £25 Local prize 2 free gig tickets
    Winners & runners-up will be invited to read their winning poems at the Words and Music festival. Winning poems will be published on the festival website.

    For further details, rules & entry form, visit: info@wordsandmusic.com
    Postal entries to: Words and Music Festival Committee,15 Horton Way, Nantwich Cheshire, CW5 7GD

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/3/2014 7:06:00 AM) Post reply

    Aquillrelle Poetry Contest 6,

    Full details can be found at http://www.aquillrelle.com/contestrules.htm

    A few important details:
    - contest ends 15 September 2014.
    - entry fees: 1 poem $5,2 poems $ 8, any poem from 3rd and further at $1.
    - all the entry fees will be re-distributed as prizes.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/3/2014 7:05:00 AM) Post reply

    The 25th Annual Reuben Rose Poetry Competition

    Ten honorable mentions are awarded. Prizewinners and all honorable mentions will be published in the Voices Israel 2015 Poetry Anthology.
    Poems should be unpublished.
    Entries may deal with any topic.
    - Focus need not be Jewish or Israeli
    - Challenging, humorous and/or eccentric poetry is welcome but typographical tricks are discouraged.
    Maximum length is 40 lines, including stanza breaks but not including title.
    Poems are judged without the poets' names.

    Submission period: Entries no later than September 15th,2014.
    by email to reubenrosepoetrycompetition@gmail.com
    for more details; http://www.voicesisrael.com/reubenrosecompetition.htm

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/3/2014 7:04:00 AM) Post reply

    Templar Poetry Quarterly Pamphlet Competition
    for ten to twelve pages of poetry
    http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0099/4982/files/TEMPLARPORTFOLIO2014.pdf?502

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/3/2014 7:04:00 AM) Post reply

    Ealing Autumn Festival Poetry Competition 2014

    Adjudicator: George Szirtes. Winners will be announced at the Festival event on October 21st 7.30pm at Drayton Court Hotel,2 The Avenue, Ealing, London W13 8PH. Winners will be invited to read their poems. Winning poems will be published on the Festival website.
    Category 1: adults (19 years and over)
    First Prize £200, Second Prize £100, Third Prize £50. Entry fee: £5 for one poem, £2 for additional poems
    (max 4) Category 2: 18 years & under First Prize £85, Second Prize £45, Third Prize £20. First poem free, £2 for additional poems (max 4)
    Subject for both categories: Constellations

    For further details, rules & entry form visit www.ealingautumnfestival.co.uk Enquiries to info@ealingautumnfestival.co.uk or ring
    020 8567 7623.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/2/2014 9:12:00 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 (9/2/2014 9:11:00 AM) Post reply

    Red Mountain Press
    Poetry Prize

    Deadline: September 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $27
    Website: http://www.redmountainpress.us
    E-mail address: redmtnpress@gmail.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Red Mountain Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 72 pages with a $30 entry fee ($27 for electronic submissions) by September 15. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Red Mountain Press, Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 32205, Santa Fe, NM 87594. Devon Ross, Publisher.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/2/2014 9:11:00 AM) Post reply

    Farmingdale State College
    Paumanok Poetry Award

    Deadline: September 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.farmingdale.edu/academics/arts-sciences/english/paumanokpoetryaward.shtml
    E-mail address: margery.brown@farmingdale.edu

    A prize of $1,500 and travel and lodging expenses to give a reading at Farmingdale State College is given annually for a group of poems. Submit three to five published or unpublished poems totaling no more than 10 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 15. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Farmingdale State College, Paumanok Poetry Award, English Department,2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735. (631) 420-2645. Margery Brown, Director.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/2/2014 9:10:00 AM) Post reply

    Les Figues Press
    NOS Book Contest

    Deadline: September 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.lesfigues.com
    E-mail address: info@lesfigues.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Les Figues Press is given annually for an innovative book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction. Cross-genre collections are also eligible. Fanny Howe will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 62 to 250 pages with a $25 entry fee, which includes a book from the Les Figues Press catalogue, by September 15. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Les Figues Press, NOS Book Contest, P.O. Box 7736, Los Angeles, CA 90007. Andrew Wessels, Contact.

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