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    Iowa Review
    Iowa Review Awards

    Deadline: January 31,2015
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.iowareview.org
    E-mail address: iowa-review@uiowa.edu

    Three prizes of $1,500 each and publication in Iowa Review are given annually for works of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Srikanth Reddy will judge in poetry, Kevin Brockmeier will judge in fiction, and Wayne Koestenbaum will judge in creative nonfiction. Using the online submission system, submit up to 10 pages of poetry or up to 25 pages of prose with a $20 entry fee during the month of January. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Iowa Review, Iowa Review Awards,308 English-Philosophy Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242. (319) 335-0462. Harilaos Stecopoulos, Editor.

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    New Millennium Writings
    New Millennium Awards

    Deadline: January 31,2015
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.newmillenniumwritings.com
    E-mail address: alexis.williams@hotmail.com

    Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication in New Millennium Writings are given for a poem, a work of fiction, a work of short short fiction, and a work of nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) . The prizes are given twice yearly for works that are previously unpublished or that were published in a journal with a circulation of less than 5,000. Alexis Williams Carr and Don Williams will judge. Submit up to three poems totaling no more than five pages, a work of fiction or creative nonfiction of up to 6,000 words, or a work of short short fiction of up to 1,000 words with a $20 entry fee, which includes a copy of the awards issue, by January 31. 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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    Bronx Council on the Arts
    BRIO Artist Awards

    Deadline: January 30,2015
    Website: http://www.bronxarts.org/brio.asp
    E-mail address: lydia@bronxarts.org

    Grants of $3,000 each are given annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who reside in the Bronx in New York City. Winners must complete a one-time public service activity as part of the Artists for Community Enrichment program. Students enrolled in a degree-granting program are ineligible. Submit up to 15 pages of poetry or 30 pages of prose by January 30. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Bronx Council on the Arts, BRIO Artist Awards,1738 Hone Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461. (718) 931-9500, ext.35. Lydia Clark, Contact.

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

    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?

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