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    Cultural Center of Cape Cod
    Poetry Competition

    Deadline: June 16,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.cultural-center.org
    E-mail address: lwolk@cultural-center.org

    A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a poem that has not won a national competition. George Bilgere will judge. Submit up to three poems totaling no more than five pages with a $15 entry fee by June 16. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Cultural Center of Cape Cod, Poetry Competition,307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664. Lauren Wolk, Associate Director.

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    Bitter Oleander Press
    Library of Poetry Book Award

    Deadline: June 16,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.bitteroleander.com
    E-mail address: info@bitteroleander.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Bitter Oleander Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Original works written in English are eligible. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee between May 1 and June 16. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Bitter Oleander Press, Library of Poetry Book Award,4983 Tall Oaks Drive, Fayetteville, NY 13066.

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    New Millennium Writings
    New Millennium Awards

    Deadline: June 17,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.newmillenniumwritings.com

    Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication in New Millennium Writings and on the journal's website are given twice yearly for a poem, a short story, a short short story, and an essay that have not appeared in a print publication with a circulation over 5,000. Submit up to three poems totaling no more than five pages, a short short story of up to 1,000 words, or a story or essay of up to 6,000 words with a $20 entry fee by June 17. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    New Millennium Writings, New Millennium Awards,4021 Garden Drive, Knoxville, TN 37918. Alexis Williams Carr, Editor. ?

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    Fil Prize in Romance Languages

    Deadline: June 22,2014
    Website: http://www.fil.com.mx/ingles/i_default.asp
    E-mail address: filny@aol.com

    A prize of $150,000 is given annually to honor a poet, a fiction writer, or a creative nonfiction writer who writes in Catalan, French, Galician, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, or Spanish. The prize is awarded by a consortium of Mexican government agencies, banks, and universities. Cultural or educational institutions or groups interested in literature may nominate a candidate; individuals may not apply. Submit the writer's curriculum vitae and a letter of support by June 22. There is no entry fee. Call or e-mail for complete guidelines.

    Mexico, FIL Prize in Romance Languages, Guadalajara International Book Fair, Avenida Alemania 1370, Guadalajara,44190 Jalisco, Mexico. (212) 650-7925. David Unger, U.S. Coordinator. ?

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    Magpie Poetry Contest Notice

    Deadline: June 15,2014
    First Prize: $500 (CAD) and publication, Second and Third prizes, $50 and publication in Pulp Literature Magazine.
    Entry fee $25 first poem/$10 additional poems
    Summary: The Magpie Award for Poetry
    Adjudicator: Vancouver’s first Poet Laureate George McWhirter.

    This is the first annual poetry contest from Pulp Literature Magazine, a west-coast mixed-genre adventure in reading. Results announced July 15. Winners to be published in our Autumn 2014 issue and given promotion on our website.

    Details: http://pulpliterature.com/contests/

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    Segora Writing Competitions 2014

    deadline for all competitions June 15th and results 13th July 2014
    entry details: www.poetryproseandplays.com
    Poetry Judge: Blake Morrison
    First prize: £150 Second: £50 Third: £30
    Entry fee: £4, adding £2 per subsequent entry, no limit
    Short Story Judge: Michèle Roberts
    First prize: £150 Second: £50 Third: £30
    Entry fees: £5.50,2 for £10,3 for £14
    Vignette (short fiction) Judge: Ed Briggs
    First Prize: £50 Commended £10
    Entry fees: £4, adding £2 per subsequent entry, no limit
    Judge: Ed Briggs
    Presentation Evening 29 August 2014 at the St Clémentin LitFest


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    The 8th international Welsh Poetry Competition,2014,

    This year the competition will be judged by Welsh writer, poet and environmentalist, John Evans.
    Prizes are: 1st Prize - £400,2nd Prize - £200 and 3rd Prize - £100, plus 17 runners-up will be published on our web site and in a future anthology!
    Entry fee: £4
    Closing date: Sunday 15th June 2014.

    To enter you just need to compose a poem, in English, of less than 50 lines and send to the competition organizers. Entry forms are available by post, can be downloaded from the web site or picked up from all libraries.

    Competition Website - www.welshpoetry.co.uk

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    All Wales Comic Verse Competition 2014

    Entries are now invited for this year’s All Wales Comic Verse Competition
    £300 first prize £200 second prize £100 third prize
    Closing date for entries is June 2nd 2014
    The competition final will be held on Sunday July 6th 2014 as part of the Literature on the Lawn event at this year’s Caerleon Festival
    £3.00 fee per entry, up to 3 poems per person, no more than 30 lines long

    Full details of how to enter can be obtained via the website,

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    Templar Poetry Quarterly Pamphlet Competition

    Closing date: 2nd June 2014
    for ten to twelve pages of poetry

    More information: http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0099/4982/files/TEMPLARPORTFOLIO2014.pdf?502

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    The Wirral Festival of Firsts 4th Open Poetry Competition

    This contest has a top prize of £200. Adjudication by Colin Watts. In addition to the general prizes there is a £25 prize for a poet living in Wirral.
    Closing date: 1st June 2014, with award ceremony on 4th July at Holiday Inn Express Hoylake.

    Check for details on the website http://www.festivaloffirsts.com/poetry-competition/4581879110

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