(12/6/2011 7:57:00 AM)
The Crazyhorse Fiction Prize
and the Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize
Deadline: January 15,2012,
Each year Crazyhorse offers the Crazyhorse Fiction Prize for a single short story and the Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize for a single poem. The competition is open to all. The prize awards are $2000 for each genre, and the winning poem and piece of prose published in Crazyhorse.
Submit up to three poems or a story of up to 25 pages with a $16 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Crazyhorse, by January 15,2012. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.
http: //www.crazyhorsejournal.org/page.php? id=108
(12/5/2011 7:39:00 AM)
Angels and Devils Poetry Competition
Deadline: 31 December 2011, Free entry
For poems up to 30 lines on the subject of family relationships. Can be in English or Dutch. Prize is £100 plus publication in online magazine.
Poems ought to be looking at one’s relatives in an original way, especially poems that use a personal experience to create general empathy.
Administered by Holland Park Press, judged by Donald Gardner.
Further details at www.hollandparkpress.co.uk.
(11/29/2011 4:42:00 AM)
Tom Collins Poetry Prize
Deadline: 15 December 2011
Entry Fee: $5.00 per poem (max. of three poems per entrant)
The Tom Collins Poetry Prize is an annual competition inaugurated by FAWWA in 1975 in memory of Australian author Joseph Furphy (1843 – 1912) who wrote as Tom Collins.
Tom Collins House in Swanbourne, Western Australia, once the residence of Joseph Furphy is now the headquarters of the Fellowship of Australian Writers WA branch, Western Australia’s state-wide network for writers since 1938.
Details and guidelines on: http: //fawwa.org.au/? p=655
(11/26/2011 3:34:00 AM)
Colorado Prize for Poetry
Deadline: 14 January 2012, Entry Fee: $28
The Colorado Prize for Poetry is an international literary contest started in 1995. Since the contest began, over 5,000 book-length poetry manuscripts have been entered. Each year’s prize winner receives a $2,000 honorarium and publication of his or her book by the Center for Literary Publishing. Manuscripts may consist of poems that have been published, but the manuscript as a whole must be unpublished. Manuscripts will be accepted between October 1,2011, and the postmark deadline of January 14,2012. The winner will be announced by May 2012.
More info and guidelines on: http: //coloradoreview.colostate.edu/colorado-prize-for-poetry/
(11/24/2011 6:51:00 AM)
The 13th Annual Gival Press Poetry Award
Deadline: 15 December 2011, $20 Reading Fee
Gival Press, LLC, an award-winning independent literary publishing house located in Arlington, Virginia, To promote writing, Gival Press sponsors four annual contests for fiction and poetry.
The 13th Annual Gival Press Poetry Award deadline is Dec.15th. The prize is $1,000.00 (USD) and his/her book of poetry will be published by Gival Press.
details and guidelines on: http: //www.givalpress.com/
(11/23/2011 8:20:00 AM)
The Beatrice Hawley Award
Deadline: 1 December 2011, Entry Fee: $25/ $28 to Alice James Books
The Beatrice Hawley Award welcomes submissions from emerging as well as established poets. Entrants must reside in the United States.
The winner receives $2000, book publication, distribution through Consortium, and has no cooperative membership commitment. In addition to the winning manuscript, one or more additional manuscripts may be chosen for publication.
past winners and guidelines for manuscript submission on: http: //alicejamesbooks.org/pages/beatrice_hawley_award.php
(11/23/2011 6:29:00 AM)
Ralph Gustafson Prize for Best Poem - The Fiddlehead Contest
Deadline: 1 December 2011, Entry Fee: $36 to The Fiddlehead
Canada's longest living literary journal, The Fiddlehead's 21st Literary Contest's prizes are $1500 Ralph Gustafson Prize for Best Poem, $500 each for Two Honourable Mentions.
details and rules of the contests: http: //www.thefiddlehead.ca/FHcontest.html
(11/21/2011 7:31:00 AM)
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iF Poems/ The Times Young Poet Competition
Deadline: 31 December 2011
Calling budding young writers! Enter our young poet competition for the chance to have your poem published in The Times
The Times, together with the new iF Poems app for iPad, is launching a competition to find the most creative young poets. If you’re aged 16 or under, you could be named the iF Poems/The Times Young Poet of the year and have your poem published in The Times.
Information about submissions and other details on: http: //www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/poetrycompetition/article3230274.ece
Online entry: http: //www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/poetrycompetition/article3230274.ece#tab-5
(11/19/2011 3:29:00 AM)
New American Poetry Prize 2011
Deadline: December 31,2011, Reading Fee: $20
Winner receives a publication contract, including 25 author's copies and $1,000.
Final judge will be Andrew Hudgins.
details of the contests: http: //www.newamericanpress.com/contests/current.php
online entry: http: //newamericanpress.submishmash.com/submit
(11/14/2011 7:16:00 AM)
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Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize 2011
Deadline: 31 December 2011
First prize €2,000, Second prize €1,000, Third prize €500
Darina Allen’s Ballymaloe Cookery School, a creative haven for lovers of food and fresh produce in Co. Cork, is the proud sponsor of this Prize, launched in association with The Moth and open to everyone, as long as the work is original and previously unpublished.
The quarterly arts & literature magazine, Moth Magazine, features poetry, short fiction and pictures by established and up-and-coming writers and artists from Ireland and abroad.
the competition is open to everyone, and will be judged by Matthew Sweeney, whose most recent collection was shortlisted for The Irish Times/Poetry Now Award and the T. S. Eliot Prize
details of the contests: http: //www.themothmagazine.com/a1-page.asp? ID=2763&page=8
online entry: http: //www.themothmagazine.com/artists/willgovan/poem1.asp