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  • Rookie - 0 Points Gloria Kisiangani (1/23/2015 3:53:00 PM) Post reply
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    what is the entry fee for?

  • Poemhunter Moderator (1/23/2015 11:32:00 AM) Post reply

    The Malahat Review (Victoria, BC) 2015 Long Poem Prize

    Closing date: 1st February,2015.
    Prizes: Two awards of $1,000 CAD each are given along with publication and an interview.
    Entry fee: Entry fee: $35-45 (includes subscription) .
    Further info: Entries invited from Canadian, American, and overseas. Length: a single poem or cycle of poems that is between 10 to 20 pages long. Multiple entries welcome.
    Judges are Evan Jones, Anita Lahey and Alice Major.

    Website: web.uvic.ca/malahat/

  • Poemhunter Moderator (1/23/2015 11:31:00 AM) Post reply

    Keats-Shelley Prize

    Closing date: 1st February,2015.
    Prizes: £4,000 in total.
    Entry fee: £5.
    Poems up to 40 lines on the theme of 'Watcher of the skies', essays up to 3,000 words on the work and lives of the Romantics and their circle.

    Website: keats-shelley.co.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (1/23/2015 11:31:00 AM) Post reply

    Kent & Sussex Poetry Society Open Poetry Competition

    Closing date: 31st January,2015.
    Prizes: £1,000, £300, £100,4 x £50.
    Entry fee: £5, £4 each for three or more.
    Poems up to 40 lines.

    Email: kentandsussexpoetry@gmail.com
    Website: kentandsussexpoetry.com

  • Poemhunter Moderator (1/23/2015 11:30:00 AM) Post reply

    Prole Laureate 2015 Annual Poetry Writing Competition

    Closing date: 31st January,2015.
    Prizes: The winner will receive £200 and publication in Prole 16, due out in April 2015; There are two runners up prizes of £50 each and possible publication in Prole 16. The winner and runners up will be showcased on our website. Prizes are paid by PayPal.
    Entry fee: £3.00 for first entry, £2.00 for subsequent entries. Email your entry, including the text and PayPal transaction number within the body of the email, to: poetrycompetition@prolebooks.co.uk

    All work must be the original work of the submitting author and be previously unpublished. (If your poem has been up on a personal blog or similar, it's fine to submit, so long as it is removed first.)
    Judge: Helen Ivory.

    Website: prolebooks.co.uk/page6.html

  • Poemhunter Moderator (1/23/2015 11:30:00 AM) Post reply

    Bronte Society Creative Competition

    Closing date: 31st January,2015.
    Prizes: each category, £500, £250 and £100.
    Entry fee: £10.

    For poetry, fiction, and illustration inspired by the Brontes. Short story: a new story featuring a minor character from one of the Bronte novels, up to 3,000 words.
    Poetry: a poem in any style offering a new perspective on one of the novels, up to 50 lines.
    Illustration: up to four scenes from one of the Bronte novels, in black and white.

    Email: s.fermi@ntlworld.com
    Website: www.bronte.org.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (1/23/2015 11:29:00 AM) Post reply

    British Haiku Awards

    Closing date: 31st January,2015.
    Prizes: £125 for two winning haiku, £50 for two runners-up; £125 for one winning tanka, £50 for runner-up, £100 for one winning haibun.
    Publication in the May issue of Blithe Spirit.
    Entry fee: £5 ($8) for up to three haiku or tanka, £1 ($1) thereafter; £5 ($8) per haibun.

    Website: http://www.britishhaikusociety.org.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (1/22/2015 11:33:00 AM) Post reply

    The Slipstream Poets Open Poetry Competition 2015

    Closing Date: 31st January 2015

    Details:
    Open Theme. Adjudicator - Roger Elkin. Poems may be up to 60 lines in length but must not be previously published or accepted for future publication in print or online. Prizes: £275; £100; £75. There is an additional prize of £25 and the award of the Chanctonbury Cup for a winning West Sussex entrant. Winners will be notified individually & all results will be published on the Slipstream Web Site by 31st March 2015.
    Entry Fee: £3.50 per poem or 4 for £12.00,6 for £15.00
    Contact: For full details and entry please see website: http://www.slipstream-poets.co.uk/

  • Poemhunter Moderator (1/22/2015 11:32:00 AM) Post reply

    Kent & Sussex Poetry Society Open Poetry Competition

    Closing Date: 31st January 2015

    Details:
    Prizes: First Prize: £1000,2nd: £300,3rd: £100,4th: 4 x £50. Judge: Mario Petrucci.
    Entry Fee: £5 per poem.3 or more poems: £4 each
    Contact: Postal Entries: The Competition Organiser,13 Ruscombe Close, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 0SG. Put name and address on separate sheet - not on poem. Or enter online and pay by Paypal. For more details, go to: www.kentandsussexpoetry.com

  • Poemhunter Moderator (1/22/2015 11:32:00 AM) Post reply

    Prole Laureate 2015

    Closing Date: 31st January 2015

    Details:
    Prizes: The winner will receive £200 and publication in Prole 16, due out in April 2015. There are two runners up prizes of £50 each and possible publication in Prole 16. The winner and runners up will be showcased here on the Prole website. Judge: Helen Ivory.
    Entry Fee: £3 for first entry, £2 for subsequent entries
    Contact: For more details and entry see website: http://www.prolebooks.co.uk/page6.html Email entries to: poetrycompetition@prolebooks.co.uk

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