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  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/4/2014 2:27:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Lichfield Poets Open Poetry Competition

    Closing date: 17th April,2014.
    Prizes: £100, £50, £25.
    Entry fee: £3,4 poems for £10.

    Poems up to 30 lines. lichfieldlive.co.uk/competition

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  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/4/2014 2:27:00 AM) Post reply

    Poets & Players Competition

    Closing date: 16th April,2014.
    Prizes: £400, £200, £100.
    Entry fee: £3, £10 for four.
    Poems up to 40 lines

    Email: P-Pcomp@gmail.com
    Website: poetsandplayers.co

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/4/2014 2:26:00 AM) Post reply

    Deddington Festival Writing Competition

    Closing date: 14th April,2014.
    Prizes: £100, £50, £25 in each category
    Entry fee: £3.
    Fiction up to 1,000 words; poetry 100 words

    email: writerscompetition@deddingtonfestival.org. u k
    Website: deddingtonfestival.org.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/3/2014 2:03:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    The 36th Nimrod Literary Awards
    The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction &
    The Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry

    First Place: $2,000 and publication
    Second Place: $1,000 and publication

    Contest Rules

    Contest Begins: January 1,2014
    Postmark Deadline: April 30,2014
    Poetry: 3-10 pages of poetry (one long poem or several short poems) .
    Fiction: 7,500 words maximum (one short story or a self-contained excerpt from a novel)

    More information: http://www.utulsa.edu/nimrod/awards.html

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  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/3/2014 1:58:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Herald Sponsors Poetry Contest

    Poets may submit one original piece either in Spanish or English that hasn’t been published before and hasn’t previously won awards or prizes.
    Topics must be suitable for a general audience and may not be longer than 30 lines. Any style is permissible.
    The poems will be judged on creativity and artistic quality. Only new, original works that have not been previously published or won awards or prizes are eligible for submission. Poems that do not follow the criteria will be disqualified.

    Mail entries to Poetry Contest, The Brownsville Herald,1135 E. Van Buren, Brownsville, TX,78520. Each poem must include a name, address, daytime telephone number, email address and title of the entry; or submit your poem online here http://brownsville.upickem.net/engine/Welcome.aspx?contestid=125604

    The deadline for entries is 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 16. The winning poems will be announced in the Sunday edition of The Brownsville Herald on April 27.
    There will be first, second and third-place prizes awarded.

    For more information: http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/news/local/article_351d9b50-b6ee-11e3-976c-001a4bcf6878.html

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  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/3/2014 1:53:00 AM) Post reply

    Youth Poetry Contest

    Deadline: April 19,2014
    Ages: Preschool–Grade 12
    Prizes: 4 Categories for Poetry and Art

    Preschool-Grade 2
    Grades 3-5
    Grades 6-8
    Grades 9-12

    Each year the The Arts Center partners with the Corvallis Fall Festival and Marys Peak Poets to hold the Youth Poetry Contest. Participants sumbit original poetry, Marys Peak Poets jury them, and The Arts Center displays them and awards prizes during the Corvallis Fall Fesival weekend.

    More information and entry form: http://theartscenter.net/opportunity/april-9-2014-deadline-youth-poetry-contest/

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/2/2014 1:45:00 AM) Post reply

    2 Day Poem Contest

    Registration Deadline: April 4,2014 at Midnight cst
    Contest prizes
    1st place: $500
    2nd place: $300
    3rd place: $150
    Poem entries must be submitted to contests@contemporaryverse2.ca prior to the deadline. Winners will be notified by June 1,2014 and their names posted on the website.

    This annual contest challenges you to write an original poem in 48 hours — with only one catch. The final poem must include ten words that we provide. These words are released at midnight, Friday April 11th, leaving you 48 hours to use each of them at least once in an original poetry composition. Prizes include cash, publication, and a copy of the issue containing the winners, not to mention a whole weekend of wordy entertainment.

    More information: http://www.contemporaryverse2.ca/en/contests/2-day-poem-contest

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/2/2014 1:38:00 AM) Post reply

    Lichfield Poetry Competition –2014

    Poems, of a maximum length of 30 lines, on any topic, and in any style are invited, with a first prize of £100, a second prize of £50 and a third prize of £25.
    The competition will be judged by David Calcutt, Author, Playwright and Poet. To

    find out more about David’s work visit www.davidcalcutt.com

    The closing date for the competition is Thursday April 17th. Entry fees of £3 per poem or £10 for four, with cheques being made payable to The Lichfield Poets.
    Send your poems by post to: The Lichfield Poets’ Open Competition, c/o The Organiser,19, Stowecroft, Lichfield WS13 6TW

    Entries should be accompanied by a separate cover page, which includes your name, address, telephone number and email address, plus a list of the title/s of the poem/s you are submitting.

    Full details, rules and regulations, and information are available from Lichfield.Poets@hotmail.co.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/2/2014 1:37:00 AM) Post reply

    Poets & Players Poetry Competition 2014

    Judge Vona Groarke will read all entries. Poems in English, any subject, maximum of 40 lines. An application form is required, available from our website. Send postal entries to Poets & Players Poetry Competition, Poetry Dene,16 Clifton Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 5DY.

    Prizes: 1st £400,2nd £200,3rd £100
    Entry Fee: £3 for 1 poem, £10 for 4 poems
    Contact and full details: http://poetsandplayers.co P-Pcomp@mail.com

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/1/2014 1:57:00 AM) Post reply

    Spoon River Poetry Review
    Editors' Prize

    Deadline: April 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.srpr.org/contest.php
    E-mail address: krhotel@ilstu.edu

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Spoon River Poetry Review is given annually for a poem. Submit two copies of up to three poems totaling no more than 10 pages with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Spoon River Poetry Review, by April 15. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Spoon River Poetry Review, Editors' Prize,4241 English Department, Publications Unit, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790. (309) 438-3025. Kirstin Hotelling Zona, Editor.

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