(11/3/2011 4:03:00 AM)
Five Points James Dickey Prize for Poetry
Deadline: 1 December 2011, Entry fee: $20.00.
Five Points is a journal of literature and art is published by Georgia State University three times a year.
For the contest, send up to three unpublished poems. Poems must be typed and no longer than 50 lines each. Simultaneously submitted work permitted. Winner receives $1000 and publication. $20 reading fee includes a one-year subscription to Five Points. Winner will be announced in Spring 2012.
details and guidelines on: http: //www.fivepoints.gsu.edu/contests.html
(11/2/2011 3:06:00 AM)
Slipstream Poetry Contest
Deadline: 11 December 2011, Entry fee: $20.00.
Slipstream Magazine is a yearly anthology of some of the best poetry you'll find today in the American small press.
The annual Slipstream poetry contest offers a $1,000 prize plus 50 professionally-printed copies of your book.
Send up to 40 pages of poetry: any style, format, or theme (or no theme) , and a $20 check, bank draft, or money order for reading fee. Due to recent increases in the cost of mail, manuscripts will no longer be returned. Send only copies of your poems, not originals.
Guidelines and past Winners on: http: //www.slipstreampress.org/contest.html
(11/2/2011 2:38:00 AM)
The Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize
Deadline: 1 December 2011, Entry fee: $27.00.
Manuscripts must be a minimum of 50 and a maximum of 85 pages.Entrants may not have published more than one previous collection of poems, though they may have published an unlimited number of books belonging to other genres, and individual poems from the submitted collection may have been published in magazines, journals, anthologies, chapbooks of 32 pages or less, or self-published books of 46 pages or less.
First place prize is $3,000.
for more details: http: //waywiser-press.com/hechtprize2011.html
(11/1/2011 8:19:00 AM)
Ruth Stone Poetry Prize
Deadline: 15 December 2011, Entry fee: $20,00
Hunger Mountain is both a print and online journal of the arts. They publish fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, visual art, young adult and children’s writing, writing for stage and screen, interviews, reviews, and craft essays.
Hunger Mountain hosts four annual writing prizes.
Poems will be read by Hunger Mountain editors and guest judges. First place winner receives $1000 and publication. Submit up to three poems, not to exceed six pages. Poems must be original, written in English, and previously unpublished.
Contest's details are on: http: //www.hungermtn.org/ruth-stone-poetry-prize/
(11/1/2011 5:24:00 AM)
Sonora Review 2011 Poetry Contest
Sonora Review is 'The Graduate Student-Run Literary Journal of the University of Arizona' Founded in 1980, Sonora Review is one of the oldest student-run literary journals in the country.
A prize of $1,000 and publication in Sonora Review is given annually for an innovative poem. D.A. Powell will judge. All entries are considered for publication, except those from recent students (within the last five years) of D.A. Powell. 2nd and 3rd prize will be published in the journal, and all entries will receive a free journal if they provide shipping costs (a scant $3) .
Submit up to three poems with a $15 entry fee by December 1st. You can submit online from here: http: //sonorareview.submishmash.com/submit
or send an SASE to:
Sonora Review, Poetry Contest,
Department of English, University of Arizona
(10/24/2011 1:54:00 PM)
There is a weekly poetry contest at www.nostroviatowriting.com It can be about any subject and any form of poetry is acceptable. Entry is free and you will be featured as the poet of the week and then put into the Nostrovia Poet Hall Of Fame where your name and writing will be displayed.
(10/17/2011 6:13:00 AM)
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Franklin-Christoph Poetry Contest
Franklin-Christoph Writing Instruments company holds a poetry contest.
Deadline: December 31st,2011. Entry is Free.
for more details visit: http: //www.franklin-christoph.com/Writing/PoetryContest.html
(10/15/2011 2:58:00 AM)
'contemporary writing from canada & around the world'
PRISM international is a quarterly magazine out of Vancouver, British Columbia, whose mandate is to publish the best in contemporary writing and translation from Canada and around the world.
PRISM Poetry Contest's Deadline January 27,2012
other Prism contests and more details: http: //prismmagazine.ca/contests/
(10/15/2011 2:56:00 AM)
Australian Poetry Slam National Final - Write A Revolution
The slam storm hits Sydney in November.
Sunday 27th November 5pm - Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay
Democracy rising in the East, hurricanes whipping cities, economies going bust, carbon tax, change, love, freedom, left, right- SLAM.
Why leave the debate to politicians and celebs? The Australian Poetry Slam empowers Australians to tell their own stories.
It's the hottest guerilla literary event of the year.
for more details visit: http: //australianpoetryslam.com/
(10/14/2011 6:53:00 AM)
2012 Split This Rock Poetry Contest
Split This Rock Poetry Contest: Poems of Provocation and Witness.
2012 Featured Poet Naomi Shihab Nye judges.
Winner reads at festival and poem published on website.
Postmark deadline: November 1,2011