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  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/19/2014 9:29:00 AM) Post reply

    Cinnamon Press Competition for Poetry Pamphlets

    Deadline: 31st March 2014
    4 prizes of £150 each + publishing contracts for each of the four winners. Judged by Ian Gregson.
    Open to all writers - published and beginners.
    Entry Fee £10

    Enter online at www.cinnamonpress.com/competitions/

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/19/2014 9:15:00 AM) Post reply

    Flash 500 Humour Verse Competition

    Closing date: 31st March 2014
    Entry fee: £3 for the first poem, then £2.50 for each poem thereafter
    Line Length: Up to 32 lines
    Prizes will be awarded as follows:
    First: £150
    Second: £100
    Third: £50

    The results will be announced within six weeks of the closing date and the three winning entries will be published on the website.
    Website: http://www.flash500.com/index_files/humourverse.html

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/19/2014 9:13:00 AM) Post reply

    Overton Poetry Prize

    Deadline: 31st March 2014
    The prize is for a sequence of poems which will be published in chapbook form.
    It costs £10 to enter.

    The judge is Sarah Jackson, winner of the Heaney Prize.
    The money will be used to give an early-career poet the opportunity to be poet in residence at Loughborough,
    http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/english-drama/events/poetry-prize/

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/19/2014 9:10:00 AM) Post reply

    White Pine Press
    Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation
    Deadline: March 31,2014

    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.whitepine.org
    E-mail address: wpine@whitepine.org

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by White Pine Press will be given annually for a book of poetry translated into English. Submit a manuscript of 80 to 140 pages with a $25 entry fee by March 31. Send an SASE, call, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    White Pine Press, Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation, Department of English, Tate Hall 114, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/18/2014 10:23:00 AM) Post reply

    CutBank
    Chapbook Contest

    Deadline: March 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.cutbankonline.org
    E-mail address: editor.cutbank@gmail.com

    A prize of $1,000, publication by CutBank, and 25 author copies is given annually for a chapbook of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 25 to 40 pages with a $20 entry fee, which includes a copy of CutBank, by March 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    CutBank, Chapbook Contest, University of Montana, English Department, Liberal Arts 133, Missoula, MT 59812.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/18/2014 10:00:00 AM) Post reply

    Four Way Books
    Intro Prize in Poetry

    Deadline: March 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $28
    Website: http://www.fourwaybooks.com
    E-mail address: editors@fourwaybooks.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Four Way Books is given biennially for a first poetry collection. The winner will also be invited to participate in a reading in New York City. Brenda Shaughnessy will judge. Submit a poetry manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $28 entry fee by March 31. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Four Way Books, Intro Prize in Poetry, P.O. Box 535, Village Station, New York, NY 10014. (212) 334-5430.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/18/2014 10:00:00 AM) Post reply

    Fish Publishing
    Poetry Prize

    Deadline: March 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $19
    Website: http://www.fishpublishing.com
    E-mail address: info@fishpublishing.com

    A prize of €1,000 (approximately $1,360) and publication in the Fish Publishing anthology is given annually for a poem. The winner will also be invited to give a reading at the West Cork Literary Festival. Ruth Padel will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poem of up to 300 words with a €14 entry fee (approximately $19) by March 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Fish Publishing, Poetry Prize, Durrus, Bantry, County Cork, Ireland. Clem Cairns, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/18/2014 9:59:00 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.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/18/2014 9:59:00 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.

  • Gold Star - 12,058 Points Gajanan Mishra (3/17/2014 9:34:00 AM) Post reply

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