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  • Poemhunter Moderator (2/17/2014 9:36:00 AM) Post reply

    The Pinch
    Literary Awards
    Deadline: March 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.thepinchjournal.com
    E-mail address: editor@thepinchjournal.com
    A prize of $1,000 and publication in the Pinch is given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Submit up to three poems or a short story or essay of up to 5,000 words with a $20 entry fee ($10 for each additional entry) by March 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    The Pinch, Literary Awards, English Department, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152. Kristen Iverson, Editor in Chief.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (2/17/2014 9:35:00 AM) Post reply

    Lotus Press
    Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award
    Deadline: March 1,2014
    Website: http://www.lotuspress.org
    E-mail address: lotuspress@comcast.net
    A prize of $500 and publication by Lotus Press is given annually for a poetry collection by an African American poet. Submit two copies of a manuscript between 60 to 90 pages by March 1. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Lotus Press, Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award, P.O. Box 21607, Detroit, MI 48221. (313) 861-1280. Constance Withers, Contact.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (2/17/2014 9:22:00 AM) Post reply

    Atlanta Review
    International Poetry Competition
    Deadline: March 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $5
    Website: http://www.atlantareview.com
    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Atlanta Review is given annually for a poem. Dan Veach will judge. Submit a poem of any length by mail with a $5 entry fee ($3 for each additional poem) , or one to two poems via e-mail with a $10 entry fee ($5 for one or two additional poems) by March 1. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Atlanta Review, International Poetry Competition, P.O. Box 8248, Atlanta, GA 31106. Dan Veach, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (2/17/2014 9:15:00 AM) Post reply

    Wag's Revue
    Winter Writers' Contest
    Deadline: February 28,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.wagsrevue.com
    E-mail address: editors@wagsrevue.com
    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Wag's Revue is given annually for a poem or group of poems, a short story, or an essay. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit up to 10 pages of poetry or up to 8,000 words of prose with a $20 entry fee by February 28. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Wag's Revue, Winter Writers' Contest,313 Sackett Street #3, Brooklyn, NY 11231.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (2/17/2014 9:13:00 AM) Post reply

    Fence Books
    Modern Poets Series
    Deadline: February 28,2014
    Entry Fee: $28
    Website: http://www.fenceportal.org
    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Fence Books is given annually for a poetry collection. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $28 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Fence, during the month of February. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Fence Books, Modern Poets Series, Science Library 320,1400 Washington Avenue, University at Albany, Albany, NY 12222. Rebecca Wolff, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (2/17/2014 9:11:00 AM) Post reply

    Sustainable Arts Foundation
    Writing Awards
    Deadline: February 28,2014
    Entry Fee: $10
    Website: http://www.sustainableartsfoundation.org
    Up to five awards of $6,000 each and up to five Promise Awards of $1,000 each are given twice yearly to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers with children. Writers with at least one child under the age of 18 are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit a writing sample of any length with a biography, an artist statement, a curriculum vitae, and a $10 entry fee by February 28. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Sustainable Arts Foundation, Writing Awards,1032 Irving Street #609, San Francisco, CA 94122.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (2/17/2014 9:08:00 AM) Post reply

    Tupelo Press
    Snowbound Chapbook Award
    Deadline: February 28,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.tupelopress.org
    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 $25 entry fee by February 28. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Tupelo Press, P.O. Box 1767, North Adams, MA 01247. (413) 664-9611.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (2/17/2014 8:14:00 AM) Post reply

    Banipal Trust for Arab Literature
    Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation
    Deadline: February 28,2014
    Website: http://www.banipaltrust.org.uk/prize
    E-mail address: info@banipaltrust.org.uk
    A prize of £3,000 (approximately $4,856) is given annually for a book of poetry or fiction translated from Arabic into English and published for the first time in English during the previous year. Publishers may submit five copies of a book published in 2013 with three copies of the original work by February 28. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Banipal Trust for Arab Literature, Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation, Society of Authors,84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB, England. Paula Johnson, Awards Secretary.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (2/17/2014 8:13:00 AM) Post reply

    University of Wisconsin
    Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellowships
    Deadline: February 28,2014
    Entry Fee: $45
    Website: http://www.creativewriting.wisc.edu/fellowships.html
    E-mail address: institutemail@english.wisc.edu
    An academic year in residence, which includes a grant of $27,000, at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing in Madison is given annually to up to six writers working on a first book of poetry or fiction. Fellows teach one workshop in creative writing each semester and give one public reading. Writers with an MFA or PhD in creative writing who have not published more than one book are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit 10 pages of poetry or one story or novel excerpt of up to 30 pages, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for two references with a $45 entry fee by February 28. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellowships, English Department,6195A Helen C. White Hall,600 North Park Street, Madison, WI 53706. Sean Bishop, Contact.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (2/17/2014 8:12:00 AM) Post reply

    National Poetry Series
    Open Competition
    Deadline: February 28,2014
    Entry Fee: $30
    Website: http://www.nationalpoetryseries.org
    Five prizes of $1,000 each and publication by participating trade, university, or small press publishers are given annually for poetry collections. Publishers currently include Fence Books, HarperCollins, Milkweed Editions, Penguin Books, and the University of Georgia Press. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 64 pages with a $30 entry fee by February 28. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    National Poetry Series, Open Competition,57 Mountain Avenue, Princeton, NJ 08540. (609) 430-0999. Stephanie Stio, Coordinator.

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