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  • Poemhunter Moderator (1/26/2015 10:20:00 AM) Post reply
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    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 (1/26/2015 10:17:00 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 (1/26/2015 10:14:00 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 (1/26/2015 10:12:00 AM) Post reply

    Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest

    Closing dates: (Semi-annual) July 31st and December 31st, each year.
    Prizes: Writing Contest First Prize is $500. Second Prize: $250. Third Prize: $100.
    Poetry Contest First Prize is $250. Second Prize: $125. Third Prize: $50.
    Entry fees: $5(USD) per poem, $10(USD) per short story.
    Guidelines: The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who loves expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful art of poetry or writing a short story that is worth telling everyone! And to all who have the ability to dream. Write a poem, thirty lines or fewer on any subject, style, or form, typed or neatly hand printed. And/or write a short story, five pages maximum length, on any subject or theme, creative writing fiction or non-fiction (including essay compositions, diary, journal entries and screenwriting) . Also, must be typed or neatly hand printed.
    Multiple poetry and short story entries are accepted.

    For more info: dreamquestone.com

  • Poemhunter Moderator (1/26/2015 10:11:00 AM) Post reply

    Sentinel Short Story and Poetry Quarterly Competition

    Closing dates: 31st Dec,31st March,30th June.
    Prizes: £150, £75, £50, three £10 Highly Commendeds in both categories.
    Entry fee: short stories, £5, £8 for two, £10 for three, £12 for four; poems, £4; £7 for two, £9 for three, £11 for four, £12 for five.
    The competition is for short stories, up to 1,500 words, and poems up to 50 lines.

    Email: competitions@sentinelpoetry.org.uk
    Website: sentinelpoetry.org.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (1/26/2015 10:09:00 AM) Post reply

    Cultured Vultures' Poem of the Week Competition

    Closing date: Every Friday weekly.
    Prizes: Publication.
    Entry fee: Free.
    Further info: See website.

    Website: culturedvultures.com/poem-week/

  • Rookie - 0 Points Gloria Kisiangani (1/23/2015 3:53:00 PM) Post reply

    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

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