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  • Poemhunter Moderator (11/19/2014 10:13:00 AM) Post reply
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    The Magic Oxygen Literary Competition

    Our short story and poetry competition has an incredible prize fund of £3,000, which will be awarded to each category as follows:
    First Prize – £1,000
    Second Prize – £300
    Third Prize – £100
    Two Highly Commended – £50
    In addition, we will be planting a tree in Kenya for each entry, so every entrant is a winner! When the contest closes we will email the GPS co-ordinates of your tree to you.
    You may submit as many entries as you wish
    £5 per entry
    Closing date midnight 30th November 2014

    for full details and to enter see http://www.magicoxygen.co.uk/competition/

  • Poemhunter Moderator (11/19/2014 10:13:00 AM) Post reply

    SENTINEL LITERARY QUARTERLY POETRY COMPETITION (NOVEMBER 2014)

    Closing Date: 30 November,2014
    Details: For original, previously unpublished poems in English language, in any style, on any subject, up to 50 lines long.
    Eligibility: Poets of all nationalities living in any part of the world may enter this competition.
    Judge: Mandy Pannett
    Prizes: £200 (1st) , £75 (2nd) , £50 (3rd) , £20 x 3 (High Commendation)
    Fees: £4/1, £7/2, £9/3, £11/4, £12/5, £16/7 and £22/10 poems

    Contact: Enter online or download Entry Form for postal entries at http://www.sentinelquarterly.com/competitions
    Send Cheques/Postal Orders in GB Pound Sterling only, payable to SENTINEL POETRY MOVEMENT to: Unit 136,113 – 115 George Lane, South Woodford, London E18 1AB
    E-mail: competitions@sentinelpoetry.org.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (11/19/2014 10:12:00 AM) Post reply

    Cafe Writers Competition 2014

    Prizes: 1st £1000,2nd £300,3rd £200,
    Six Commended Prizes of £50, Funniest Poem not winning another prize £100, Norfolk Prize £100 awarded to the best poem from a permanent Norfolk resident not winning another prize. Judge: David Morley. Maximum of 40 lines per poem (excluding title) on one side of A4
    Entry £4 per poem; or £10 for 3 poems and £2 per poem thereafter

    website: cafewriters.co.uk/home/news-2/poetry-competition

  • Poemhunter Moderator (11/19/2014 10:12:00 AM) Post reply

    Beatons Tearooms and Bookshop 2nd Annual Poetry Competition

    Adjudicators: Liz Darcy Jones; Jon Amos; Nick Kelly. Winners announced 5th Dec - public recital of winning poems on Sat 13 Dec 2014. New category for 2014! Young Aspiring Wordsmith for 13 - 17 year olds. The competition particularly aims to encourage those who may not have considered writing poetry before. Darcy Jones is known to appreciate work that is accessible and displays an ear for rhythm. Winning poems will be published on Beatons website - copyright remains with winners.

    For further details and rules e-mail competitions@beatontearooms.co.uk or visit www.beatonstearooms.co.uk

    Theme: Restoration
    First Prize £50 Beatons Voucher and poem framed/displayed
    at Beatons Blandford Second £25 Beatons Voucher
    Young Aspiring Wordsmith 1st Prize £25 Beatons Voucher with poem framed/displayed
    at Beatons Blandford Second £10 Beatons Voucher
    entry FREE

  • Poemhunter Moderator (11/19/2014 10:11:00 AM) Post reply

    War Poetry for Today

    Theatre Cloud, in conjunction with the Touring Consortium Theatre Company and their new UK touring production of Pat Barker's Regeneration, is making a call out for you to write POETRY ABOUT WAR and BECOME A WAR POET OF TODAY. We want your response to images of war in poetry.

    We are looking for the war poets of TODAY.1st prize: £500,2 runners up will each win £250. All three poems will also receive a public reading of their poem during the last week of Regeneration, entry is free.

    For more information and to enter the competition go to http://theatrecloud.com/education/creative-projects/1000-in-prizes-in-our-war-poetry-for-today-competition.
    If you have any questions please contact creativeprojects@theatrecloud.com.

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  • Poemhunter Moderator (11/18/2014 9:17:00 AM) Post reply

    White Pine Press
    Poetry Prize

    Deadline: November 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.whitepine.org
    E-mail address: wpine@whitepine.org

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by White Pine Press is given annually for a poetry collection by a U.S. citizen. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 80 pages with a $20 entry fee by November 30. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    White Pine Press, Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 236, Buffalo, NY 14201. Elaine LaMattina, Managing Director.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (11/18/2014 9:16:00 AM) Post reply

    University of North Texas
    Rilke Prize

    Deadline: November 30,2014
    Website: http://english.unt.edu/creative-writing/poetryprize
    E-mail address: lisa.vining@unt.edu

    A prize of $10,000 is given annually for a book published in the previous year by a mid-career poet. The winner also receives airfare and lodging to give readings at the University of North Texas and the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex in April 2015. U.S. poets who have published at least two previous poetry collections are eligible. The poetry faculty of the University of North Texas will judge. Authors, editors, or publishers may submit two copies of a book published between November 1,2013, and October 31,2014, by November 30. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    University of North Texas, Rilke Prize, English Department, University of North Texas,1155 Union Circle #311307, Denton, TX 76203. Lisa Vining, Contact.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (11/18/2014 9:16:00 AM) Post reply

    Public Poetry
    ARTlines2 Ekphrastic Poetry Contest

    Deadline: November 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $16
    Website: http://artlines2.net
    E-mail address: artlines2@publicpoetry.net

    A prize of $1,000 will be given triennially for an ekphrastic poem inspired by a piece of art selected by the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. The winner and runners-up will be invited to a reading and award reception at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston in April 2015; their poems and the finalists' poems will also be published in the ARTlines2 anthology. Robert Pinsky, David M. Parsons, Patricia Smith, Mary Szybist, and Roberto Tejada will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poem of up to 40 lines inspired by one of five selected pieces of art (which can be found on the contest website) with a $16 entry fee by November 12 ($10 for each additional poem) or a $20 entry fee by November 30 ($16 for each additional poem) . E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Public Poetry, ARTlines2 Ekphrastic Poetry Contest,2617C West Holocombe Boulevard, #543, Houston, TX 77025. Fran Sanders, Director.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (11/18/2014 9:15:00 AM) Post reply

    New Issues Poetry & Prose
    Poetry Prize

    Deadline: November 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.wmich.edu/newissues
    E-mail address: new-issues@wmich.edu

    A prize of $2,000 and publication by New Issues Poetry & Prose is given annually for a first poetry collection. Poets who have not published a poetry collection of more than 48 pages are eligible. Major Jackson will judge. Submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $20 entry fee by November 30. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    New Issues Poetry & Prose, Poetry Prize, Western Michigan University,1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008. (269) 387-8185. Kimberly Kolbe, Managing Editor.

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