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  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/24/2014 12:48:00 AM) Post reply

    Nimrod International Journal
    Nimrod Literary Awards

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.utulsa.edu/nimrod
    E-mail address: nimrod@utulsa.edu

    Two prizes of $2,000 each and publication in Nimrod International Journal are given annually for works of poetry and short fiction. The winners also receive transportation and lodging to attend the awards ceremony and writing conference in Tulsa in October. A runner-up in each category receives $1,000 and publication in Nimrod International Journal. U.S. writers may submit 3 to 10 pages of poetry or up to 7,500 words of fiction with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Nimrod International Journal, by April 30. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Nimrod International Journal, Nimrod Literary Awards,800 South Tucker Drive, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK 74104. (918) 631-3080. Eilis O'Neal, Editor in Chief.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/22/2014 1:54:00 AM) Post reply

    Marsh Hawk Press
    Poetry Prize

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.marshhawkpress.org
    E-mail address: mheditor@marshhawkpress.org

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Marsh Hawk Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Brenda Hillman will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 84 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Marsh Hawk Press, Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 206, East Rockaway, NY 11518. Sandy McIntosh, Publisher.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/22/2014 1:54:00 AM) Post reply

    The Ledge
    Poetry Award

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.theledgemagazine.com
    E-mail address: info@theledgemagazine.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in the Ledge is given annually for a poem. Submit up to three poems of any length with a $15 entry fee ($4 for each additional poem) by April 30. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    The Ledge, Poetry Award,40 Maple Avenue, Bellport, NY 11713. Timothy Monaghan, Publisher.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/22/2014 1:54:00 AM) Post reply

    Ashland Poetry Press
    Richard Snyder Publication Prize

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.ashlandpoetrypress.com

    A prize of $1,000, publication by Ashland Poetry Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. The winner is also invited to give a reading at Ashland University. Angie Estes will judge. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Ashland Poetry Press, Richard Snyder Publication Prize, Ashland University, Ashland, OH 44805. Sarah Wells, Managing Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/22/2014 1:51:00 AM) Post reply

    Poetry on the Lake International

    Closing date: 28th April,2014.
    Prizes: €500, €200, best sonnet €100 Entry fee: £6 or €1 0 per poem (£15 for three, then (5) , add £2 or €3 per poem by email.
    For poetry up to 50 lines, on theme 'weather'.

    Email: poetryonthelake@yahoo.co.uk
    Website: poetryonthelake.org

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/22/2014 1:49:00 AM) Post reply

    The Colour of Saying - Dylan Thomas Creative Writing Competition

    Closing Date: 27th April 2014

    For ages 10 to adult. Responses invited to the poem 'The Hunchback in the Park'. They can be in poetry, prose-poems, prose, diary form, and letter form. The best of the submissions will be judged by international writers/translators and published in an anthology which will appear on the 27th October 2014, the centenary of Dylan Thomas's birth. The remainder of the submissions will appear in phases on website. Part of the remit of the competition is to encourage trauma or war victims, prisoners, abused wives or husbands, immigrants or refugees to a new country who do not speak the country's language and so entries are welcome in the writer's mother tongue (whatever the language is) or in the writer's dialect, together with (if possible) an English translation. Submissions are limited to one page each for the original and translation. Please see website for full details.

    Submissions must be sent to colour@dylandowntheups.org.uk
    as a word attachment, which should include the age of the entrant and contact details. www.dylandowntheups.org.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/21/2014 8:23:00 AM) Post reply

    Red Shed Open Poetry Competition

    Closing date: 25th April,2014.
    Prizes: £100, £50, £25 Wakefield prize.
    Entry fee: £3, £2 each subsequent.

    For poems up to 50 lines.

    Website: currockpress.com

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/21/2014 8:22:00 AM) Post reply

    Arrowhead Regional Arts Council
    Fellowships and Grants

    Deadline: April 25,2014
    Website: http://www.aracouncil.info
    E-mail address: info@aracouncil.org

    Individual Artist Fellowships of $5,000 are given annually to Minnesota writers, and Career Development Grants of up to $3,000 are given twice a year to Minnesota writers to pursue a specific arts opportunity. Poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who are U.S. citizens, at least 18 years of age, and have lived in Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, or St. Louis counties in northeastern Minnesota for at least six months are eligible. Students enrolled full-time in a degree-granting program are ineligible for the Individual Artist Fellowships; students enrolled full-time in a degree-granting program related to the arts are ineligible for the Career Development Grants. For both awards, submit up to 15 pages of poetry or prose, a description of the work sample, an application, a project description of up to three pages, and a résumé of up to two pages by April 25. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, Fellowships and Grants, Marshall Professional Building,1301 Rice Lake Road, Suite 120, Duluth, MN 55811. (800) 569-8134. Robert DeArmond, Executive Director.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/21/2014 8:21:00 AM) Post reply

    Sixfold
    Poetry and Short Story Awards

    Deadline: April 23,2014
    Entry Fee: $3
    Website: http://www.sixfold.org
    E-mail address: sixfold@sixfold.org

    Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Sixfold are given quarterly for a group of poems and a short story. Using the online submission system, submit up to five poems totaling no more than 10 pages or up to 20 pages of prose with a $3 entry fee by April 23. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Sixfold, Poetry and Short Story Awards,28 Farm Field Ridge Road, Sandy Hook, CT 06482. (203) 491-0242. Garrett Doherty, Publisher.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/21/2014 8:20:00 AM) Post reply

    Omnidawn Publishing
    Poetry Chapbook Competition

    Deadline: April 22,2014
    Entry Fee: $18
    Website: http://www.omnidawn.com
    E-mail address: submissions@omnidawn.com

    A prize of $1,000, publication by Omnidawn Publishing, and 100 author copies is given annually for a poetry chapbook. Kazim Ali will judge. Submit a manuscript of 20 to 40 pages with an $18 entry fee by April 22. For an additional $2, entrants will receive one chapbook of their choice from the Omnidawn catalogue. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Omnidawn Publishing, Poetry Chapbook Competition,1632 Elm Avenue, Richmond, CA 94805. (510) 237-5472. Rusty Morrison and Ken Keegan, Coeditors.

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