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  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/26/2014 9:15:00 AM) Post reply

    JBWB Poetry and Short Story Competitions

    Prizes: £150 for a short story, £100 for a poem.
    Stories up to 2,500 words based on the three pictures on the website, poems up to 30 lines.
    Entry fees: £4 per story, £3 per poem.

    For more information go to website. www.jbwb.co.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/26/2014 9:13:00 AM) Post reply

    Envoi International Open Poetry Competitions

    Deadline for submissions – 20th February,20th June and 20th October each year.
    Prizes: 1st prize £150,2nd prize £100,3rd prize £50.
    Each winner and three runners up win a complimentary copy with their poem.
    The three runners up are also awarded an annual subscription worth £15.
    Entry fee: £3 per poem or five poems for £12.
    Poems can be in any style, on any theme up to 40 lines.

    More details on website. cinnamonpress.com/

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/26/2014 9:12:00 AM) Post reply

    The Poetry Kit Poetry Competition

    Prizes: The prize is publication on the front page of Poetry Kit where it will be seen by the 10 thousand visitors we have each day, there will also be a few other goodies to show our thanks, but no cash prize.
    There is no set fee to enter but there is a catch!
    There will be six competitions over the year, each one of two months duration.
    Entry fee: Donation to the Liverpool Methodist Youth Exchange programme.

    See website for details. literaturetraining.com/

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/25/2014 4:04:00 AM) Post reply

    Black Warrior Review
    Writing Contests
    Deadline: September 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.bwr.ua.edu
    Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Black Warrior Review are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Richard Siken will judge in poetry, Lily Hoang will judge in fiction, and Kiese Laymon will judge in nonfiction. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems of any length or a story or essay of up to 7,000 words with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Black Warrior Review, by September 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Black Warrior Review, Writing Contests, P.O. Box 870170, Office of Student Media, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. Kirby Johnson, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/25/2014 4:04:00 AM) Post reply

    Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center
    Poetry Contest
    Deadline: September 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.beyondbaroque.org
    E-mail address: carlye@beyondbaroque.org
    A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a poem. Winners and finalists are invited to read their poems at Beyond Baroque in October. Submit up to four poems of no more than 40 lines each with a $20 entry fee by September 1. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, Poetry Contest,681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291. (310) 822-3006. Carlye Archibeque, Director of Publicity and Membership.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/25/2014 4:04:00 AM) Post reply

    Gulf Coast
    Barthelme Prize for Short Prose
    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $17
    Website: http://www.gulfcoastmag.org
    E-mail address: editors@gulfcoastmag.org
    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Gulf Coast is given annually for a piece of short prose. Amy Hempel will judge. Submit a prose poem, a piece of flash fiction, or a micro-essay of up to 500 words with a $17 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Gulf Coast, by August 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Gulf Coast, Barthelme Prize for Short Prose, English Department, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204. (713) 743-3223. Adrienne Perry, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/25/2014 4:03:00 AM) Post reply

    Wag's Revue
    Summer Writers' Contest
    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Website: http://www.wagsrevue.com/submit
    E-mail address: editors@wagsrevue.com
    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Wag's Revue is given twice yearly 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 10,000 words of prose with a $20 entry by August 31. All entries are considered for publication. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Wag's Revue, Summer Writers' Contest,313 Sackett Street, #3, Brooklyn, NY 11231. Sandra Allen, Managing Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/25/2014 4:03:00 AM) Post reply

    Sustainable Arts Foundation
    Writing Awards
    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $10
    Website: http://www.sustainableartsfoundation.org
    Up to five awards of $6,000 each and up to five Promise Awards of $2,000 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 up to 10 poems totaling no more than 25 pages or up to 25 pages of prose with a biography, an artist statement, a curriculum vitae, a project statement, and a $10 entry fee by August 31. 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 (8/25/2014 4:03:00 AM) Post reply

    Snake Nation Press
    Violet Reed Haas Prize for Poetry
    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.snakenationpress.org
    E-mail address: haasrob@yahoo.com
    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Snake Nation Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 75 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by August 31. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Snake Nation Press, Violet Reed Haas Prize for Poetry,110 West Force Street, Valdosta, GA 31601. Roberta George, Founding Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/25/2014 4:02:00 AM) Post reply

    Utica College
    Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize
    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Website: http://www.utica.edu/nassarprize
    E-mail address: gleising@utica.edu
    A prize of $2,000 is given annually for a poetry collection by a resident of upstate New York. The winner must also give a reading and teach a master class at Utica College. Submit two copies of a book of at least 48 pages, published between July 1,2013, and June 30,2014, and a curriculum vitae by August 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Utica College, Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize, School of Arts and Sciences,1600 Burrstone Road, Utica, NY 13502. Gary Leising, Contest Coordinator.

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