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    Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund
    Individual Artist Grants for Women

    Deadline: December 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://demingfund.org
    Grants of up to $1,500 are given twice yearly to feminist writers who are citizens of the United States or Canada. The current round of grants will be awarded to fiction writers. Using the online submission system, submit a short story or novel excerpt of up to 20 pages, a project description, a budget, and a résumé with a $25 entry fee during the month of December. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Individual Artist Grants for Women, P.O. Box 309, Wilton, NH 03086. Susan Pliner, Executive Director.

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    Poetry Society of America
    Chapbook Fellowships

    Deadline: December 22,2014
    Entry Fee: $12
    Website: http://www.poetrysociety.org/psa/awards/annual

    Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication by the Poetry Society of America are given annually for poetry chapbooks by poets who have not published a full-length collection. Two fellowships are given to poets ages 30 and younger living in the United States, and two fellowships are given to poets of any age living anywhere in the United States. Jane Hirshfield and A. Van Jordan will judge the 30 and under competition; Marilyn Chin and Don Patterson will judge the open competition. Submit a manuscript of 20 to 30 pages with a $12 entry fee by December 22. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Poetry Society of America, Chapbook Fellowships,15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003. (212) 254-9628.

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    Poetry Society of America
    Robert H. Winner Memorial Award

    Deadline: December 22,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.poetrysociety.org/psa/awards/annual

    A prize of $2,500 and publication of one poem on the Poetry Society of America website is given annually to a poet over 40 who has published no more than one book. Submit two copies of 10 to 15 pages of poetry with a $15 entry fee by December 22. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Poetry Society of America, Robert H. Winner Memorial Award,15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003. (212) 254-9628.

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    Commonwealth Club of California
    California Book Awards

    Deadline: December 22,2014
    Website: http://www.commonwealthclub.org/bookawards
    E-mail address: bookawards@commonwealthclub.org

    Three prizes are given annually to writers residing in California for books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) . Prizes are also given for a first book of fiction and a book of fiction or nonfiction that relates to California. Authors or publishers may submit six copies of books published in 2014 by December 22. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Commonwealth Club of California, California Book Awards,595 Market Street,2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105. (415) 597-6700.

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    Black Caucus of the American Library Association
    Literary Awards

    Deadline: December 19,2014
    Website: http://www.bcala.org/index.php/resources/awards
    E-mail address: gladys.bell@hamptonu.edu

    Four prizes of $500 each are given annually for a poetry collection, a first novel, a book of fiction, and a book of nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) by an African American writer published in the United States during the previous year. The awards honor books that depict the " cultural, historical, and sociopolitical aspects of the Black Diaspora." Publishers may nominate books published in 2014 by December 19. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines and the list of jurors to whom the books should be sent.

    Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Literary Awards, Harvey Library, Hampton University,130 East Tyler Street, Hampton, VA 23668. (757) 727-5185. Gladys Smiley Bell, Chair.

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    Sarabande Books
    Bernheim Writing Residency

    Deadline: December 15,2014
    Website: http://www.sarabandebooks.org/residency
    E-mail address: info@sarabandebooks.org

    A two- to six-week residency at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest in Clermont, Kentucky, will be given annually to a poet, a fiction writer, or a creative nonfiction writer. The resident will also receive a $500 stipend and lodging in a private cottage, and will be required to give one public reading or discussion during the residency. Submit a writing sample of 10 to 20 pages, a letter of intent, and a curriculum vitae by December 15. There is no application fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Sarabande Books, Bernheim Writing Residency,2234 Dundee Road, Suite 200, Louisville, KY 40205.

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    Provincetown OuterMost Community Radio
    Joe Gouveia Poetry Award

    Deadline: December 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.womr.org
    E-mail address: info@womr.org

    A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a single poem. The winner is also invited to be featured on OuterMost Community Radio's Poets Corner program. Marge Piercy will judge. Submit five poems totaling no more than seven pages with a $15 entry fee by December 15. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Provincetown OuterMost Community Radio, Joe Gouveia Poetry Award, P.O. Box 975, Provincetown, MA 02657.

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    Gival Press
    Poetry Award

    Deadline: December 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.givalpress.com
    E-mail address: givalpress@yahoo.com

    A prize of $1,000, publication by Gival Press, and 20 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of at least 45 pages with a $20 entry fee by December 15. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Gival Press, Poetry Award, P.O. Box 3812, Arlington, VA 22203. Robert Giron, Editor.

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    Quercus Review Press
    Fall Book Award

    Deadline: December 12,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://quercusreviewpress.com
    E-mail address: pierstorffs@mjc.edu

    A prize of $1,000, publication by Quercus Review Press, and 15 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Stella Beratlis will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 120 pages with a $25 entry fee by December 12. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Quercus Review Press, Fall Book Award, English Department, Modesto Junior College,435 College Avenue, Modesto, CA 95350. (209) 575-6183. Sam Pierstorff, Editor in Chief.

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    Hunger Mountain
    Ruth Stone Poetry Prize

    Deadline: December 10,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.hungermtn.org
    E-mail address: hungermtn@vcfa.edu

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Hunger Mountain is given annually for a poem. Submit up to three poems with a $20 entry fee by December 10. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Hunger Mountain, Ruth Stone Poetry Prize, Vermont College of Fine Arts,36 College Street, Montpelier, VT 05602. (802) 828-8517. Miciah Bay Gault, Editor.

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