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  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/25/2014 4:17:00 AM) Post reply

    2014 Mind Magazine iNSiGHT Poetry Prize Competition.
    $300 for first prize, $150 for second prize, and $50 each for three honorable
    mentions. Winners will be published in Mind Magazine's top talent
    showcase section.

    All poems submitted will be considered for standard
    publication.

    Submit 1-3 unpublished poems, up to three pages each.

    Entry fee $10, check or money order to Mind Magazine, PO Box 387,
    O'Brien, OR 97534; or via PayPal to mindmagazinestore@gmail.com
    Deadline for all entries is August 15th.

    Winner will be announced in September,2014. The Mind Magazine 2014 iNSiGHT Poetry Prize
    Competition will be judged by award winning poet Michael Spring and
    Editor-in-chief Rich Norman.
    For more information visit
    http://www.mindmagazine.net/

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/24/2014 10:11:00 AM) Post reply

    Southeast Missouri State University Press
    Cowles Poetry Book Prize

    Deadline: April 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www6.semo.edu/universitypress/cowlesprize.htm
    E-mail address: upress@semo.edu

    A prize of $1,000, publication by Southeast Missouri State University Press, and 30 author copies will be given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Southeast Missouri State University Press, Cowles Poetry Book Prize,1 University Plaza, Mail Stop 2650, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. Susan Swartwout, Publisher.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/24/2014 10:10:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Winning Writers
    Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest

    Deadline: April 1,2014
    Website: http://www.winningwriters.com
    E-mail address: adam@winningwriters.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication on the Winning Writers website is given annually for a humor poem. Jendi Reiter will judge. Using the online submission system, submit one poem of any length by April 1. There is no entry fee. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Winning Writers, Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest,351 Pleasant Street, PMB 222, Northampton, MA 01060. Adam Cohen, President.

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  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/24/2014 10:10:00 AM) Post reply

    Trustees of the Robert Frost Farm
    Frost Farm Prize

    Deadline: April 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $5
    Website: http://robertfrostfarm.org/poetry-contest.html

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Evansville Review is given annually for a poem written in a metrical form. The winner also receives an invitation to read at the Hyla Brook Reading Series at the Robert Frost Farm in Derry, New Hampshire, during the summer. Rhina Espaillat will judge. Submit any number of poems with a $5 entry fee per poem by April 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Trustees of the Robert Frost Farm, Frost Farm Prize, c/o Robert Crawford,280 Candia Road, Chester, NH 03036.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/24/2014 10:09:00 AM) Post reply

    Arts & Letters Journal of Contemporary Culture
    Arts & Letters Prizes
    Deadline: March 24,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://al.gcsu.edu
    E-mail address: al.journal@gcsu.edu
    Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Arts & Letters Journal of Contemporary Culture are given annually for a group of poems, a short story, and an essay. Beth Gylys will judge in poetry, Jayne Anne Phillips will judge in fiction, and Bret Lott will judge in creative nonfiction. Submit up to eight pages of poetry or 25 pages of prose with a $15 entry fee ($17 for electronic submissions) , which includes a subscription to Arts & Letters Journal of Contemporary Culture, by March 24. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Arts & Letters Journal of Contemporary Culture, Arts & Letters Prizes, Campus Box 89, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA 31061. (478) 445-1289. Martin Lammon, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/24/2014 10:08:00 AM) Post reply

    Loft Literary Center
    Minnesota Emerging Writers' Grants
    Deadline: March 28,2014
    Website: http://www.loft.org
    Grants of up to $10,000 are given annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who have lived in the state of Minnesota for at least one year. Writers who have published no more than two books in any genre are eligible to apply. Using the online submission system, submit three copies of 15 to 20 pages of poetry or 20 to 30 pages of prose, an artist proposal, a biographical statement, a preliminary budget, and a résumé by March 28. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Loft Literary Center, Minnesota Emerging Writers' Grants, Open Book,1011 Washington Avenue South, Suite 200, Minneapolis, MN 55415. (612) 215-2575.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/24/2014 10:08:00 AM) Post reply

    Elixir Press
    Antivenom Poetry Award
    Deadline: March 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $30
    Website: http://www.elixirpress.com
    E-mail address: info@elixirpress.com
    A prize of $2,000 and publication by Elixir Press is given for a first or second poetry collection. George Kalamaras will judge. Submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $30 entry fee by March 31. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Elixir Press, Antivenom Poetry Award, P.O. Box 27029, Denver, CO 80227.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/24/2014 10:07:00 AM) Post reply

    Black Lawrence Press
    Hudson Prize
    Deadline: March 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.blacklawrence.com
    E-mail address: editors@blacklawrencepress.com
    A prize of $1,000, publication by Black Lawrence Press, and 10 author copies is given annually for a collection of poems or short stories. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poetry manuscript of 45 to 95 pages or a fiction manuscript of 120 to 280 pages with a $25 entry fee by March 31. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Black Lawrence Press, Hudson Prize,326 Bigham Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211.

  • Goldheart Bird Rookie - 1st Stage (3/23/2014 3:37:00 PM) Post reply

    Come to a Great tour to Great Britan!
    Entry fees: 30 UK Dollers
    Through out the tour, you may see many palaces, we might be even lucky enough to pass the Bukingham Palace!
    But, in order to come to the tour, you must be at least 50 years old, and have at least 1000 poems posted, here on http://poemhunter.com. Thank you! Please message me if you have follow these rules and want a reserved spot to Great Britan on a airplane or train. Thank you!

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/22/2014 7:32:00 AM) Post reply

    The Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prize
    Prizes: $1,000, $200, $100, publication, reading
    Fee: $18 to PCCC
    Notify: summer

    Poems: Awarded for a group of unpublished poems in honor of Allen Ginsberg's contribution to American literature. Entry fee includes subscription to The Paterson Literary Review. Send SASE or see website for complete guidelines. Up to five poems per person will be accepted for consideration. Four copies of each poem should be submitted. No poem should be more than two manuscript pages. Poems should not have the poet's name on them; instead a separate sheet should list the poet's name, address, phone number and the titles of the poems. Poems cannot be returned. Please do not submit poems that imitate Allen Ginsberg's work. Fee must accompany submission, (in the memo section of the check write " Poetry Contest" ;) . $40 " bounced check" fee. Only unpublished poems may be submitted. Do not call the College in reference to the Contest. Winners will be notified by mail. Winners' names will also appear in newspaper announcements. Include SASE for a list of winners.

    http://www.pccc.edu/home/cultural-affairs/poetry-center/prizes

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