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    Balticon Sci-Fi Poetry Contest

    Deadline: Mailed entries must be postmarked or e-mail entries received by April 1.
    Prizes: $100, $75, $50, and publication
    Fee: none
    Notify: May

    3 poems: Entries should address the themes of science fiction/fantasy/science. Winners will receive a cash prize, convention membership and be invited to read their winning entries at Balticon. Winning entries will be published in the BSFAN, the Balticon souvenir book. Attendance at Balticon is NOT required to win. Limit: 3 poems/person, maximum 50 lines each. Please include your name, address, phone & e-mail address and a brief bio with your entry. Entries may be e-mailed to poetry@bsfs.org.

    http://www.bsfs.org/bsfspoetry.htm

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/21/2014 10:04:00 AM) Post reply

    Enizagam
    Literary Awards

    Deadline: April 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://enizagam.org
    E-mail address: enizawards@oakarts.org

    Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Enizagam are given annually for a group of poems and a short story. Eileen Myles will judge in poetry and Daniel Alarcón will judge in fiction. Using the online submission system, submit three to five poems totaling no more than 10 pages or a short story of up to 6,000 words with a $20 entry fee by April 1. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Enizagam, Literary Awards, Oakland School for the Arts,530 18th Street, Oakland, CA 94612. (510) 873-8800. Kate Schatz, Literary Arts Chair.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/21/2014 10:04:00 AM) Post reply

    Carlow University
    Patricia Dobler Poetry Award

    Deadline: April 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.carlow.edu/Dobler_Poetry_Award.aspx
    E-mail address: sewilliams412@carlow.edu

    A prize valued at $2,000 is given annually to a woman poet over 40 years of age who has not published a book in any genre. The winner receives $1,000; publication in Voices From the Attic, the university's literary journal; and round-trip transportation and lodging to give a reading at Carlow University with this year's judge, Yona Harvey. Submit two poems of up to 75 lines each with a $20 entry fee, which includes a copy of Voices From the Attic, by April 1. Send an SASE, call, or e-mail for complete guidelines.

    Carlow University, Patricia Dobler Poetry Award, c/o Jan Beatty, Director of Creative Writing,3333 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. (412) 578-6346. Jan Beatty and Sarah Williams-Devereux, Contacts.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/21/2014 10:03:00 AM) Post reply

    Zone 3 Press
    First Book Award for Poetry

    Deadline: April 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.apsu.edu/zone3
    E-mail address: spofforda@apsu.edu

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Zone 3 Press is given biennially for a first book of poetry. Poets who have not published a full-length collection are eligible. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 1. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Zone 3 Press, First Book Award for Poetry, Austin Peay State University, P.O. Box 4565, Clarksville, TN 37044. (931) 221-7031. Andrea Spofford, Acquisitions Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/21/2014 10:01:00 AM) Post reply

    Oberon
    Poetry Prize

    Deadline: April 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $18
    Website: http://www.oberonpoetry.com
    E-mail address: oberonmag@optonline.net

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Oberon is given annually for a poem. Ruth Thompson will judge. Submit up to three poems with an $18 entry fee, which includes a copy of Oberon, by April 1. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Oberon, Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 2754, Setauket, NY 11733. (631) 862-0555. Jan La Roche, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/20/2014 10:30:00 AM) Post reply

    Saturnalia Books
    Poetry Prize

    Deadline: April 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $35
    Website: http://www.saturnaliabooks.com

    A prize of $2,000, publication by Saturnalia Books, and 20 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Gerald Stern will judge. Submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $35 entry fee ($30 for electronic submissions) by April 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Saturnalia Books, Poetry Prize,105 Woodside Road, Ardmore, PA 19003.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/20/2014 10:29:00 AM) Post reply

    Poetry International
    Poetry International Prize

    Deadline: April 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://poetryinternational.sdsu.edu

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Poetry International is given annually for a poem. Fady Joudah will judge. Submit up to three poems with a $15 entry fee ($3 for each additional poem) by April 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Poetry International, Poetry International Prize, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Mail Code 6020,5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182. (619) 594-1522. Ilya Kaminsky, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/20/2014 10:29:00 AM) Post reply

    Indiana Review
    Poetry Prize

    Deadline: April 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://indianareview.org
    E-mail address: inreview@indiana.edu

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Indiana Review is given annually for a poem. Eileen Myles will judge. Submit up to three poems with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Indiana Review, by April 1. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Indiana Review, Poetry Prize, Ballantine Hall 442,1020 East Kirkwood Avenue, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Kate Moulton, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/20/2014 10:28:00 AM) Post reply

    Cave Canem Foundation
    Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize

    Deadline: April 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.cavecanempoets.org/northwestern-prize

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Northwestern University Press is given biennially for a second book of poetry by an African American poet. Parneshia Jones and Frank X Walker will judge. Submit two copies of a manuscript of 50 to 75 pages with a $20 entry fee by April 1.Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Cave Canem Foundation, Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize,629 Noyes Street, Evanston, IL 60208.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (3/19/2014 9:29:00 AM) Post reply

    Cinnamon Press Competition for Poetry Pamphlets

    Deadline: 31st March 2014
    4 prizes of £150 each + publishing contracts for each of the four winners. Judged by Ian Gregson.
    Open to all writers - published and beginners.
    Entry Fee £10

    Enter online at www.cinnamonpress.com/competitions/

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