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    BkMk Press
    Ciardi/Chandra Prizes

    Deadline: January 15,2015
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.newletters.org/writers-wanted/BkMk-writing-contests
    E-mail address: bkmk@umkc.edu

    Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by BkMk Press are given annually for a poetry collection and a short story collection. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 110 pages of poetry or 125 to 300 pages of short fiction with a $25 entry fee by January 15,2015. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    BkMk Press, Ciardi/Chandra Prizes,5100 Rockhill Road, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO 64110. (816) 235-2558. Ben Furnish, Managing Editor.

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    Colorado Review
    Colorado Prize for Poetry

    Deadline: January 14,2015
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://coloradoprize.colostate.edu
    E-mail address: creview@colostate.edu

    A prize of $2,000 and publication by the Center for Literary Publishing is given annually for a poetry collection. Colorado State University employees, students, and alumni are ineligible. Laura Kasischke will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee ($28 for online submissions) , which includes a subscription to Colorado Review, by January 14,2015. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Colorado Review, Colorado Prize for Poetry, Center for Literary Publishing,9105 Campus Delivery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523. (970) 491-5449. Stephanie G'Schwind, Editor.

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    Spark
    Writing Contest
    Deadline: January 4,2015
    Website: http://sparkanthology.org/contests/all
    E-mail address: editor@sparkanthology.org
    A prize of $500 and publication in Spark: A Creative Anthology is given quarterly for a poem, a short story, or a personal essay on a theme. The winner also receives a lifetime membership to Scribophile, a one-year subscription to Duotrope, and a one-year subscription to either American Poetry Review, Poets & Writers Magazine, or the Writer, provided by Spark. Using the online submission system, submit a poem of up to 150 lines or a work of fiction or creative nonfiction totaling no more than 12,000 words by January 4,2015. The contest does not accept postal submissions. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the contest theme and complete guidelines.

    Spark, Writing Contest, Empire & Great Jones Creative Arts Foundation,6100 Horseshoe Bar Road, Suite A-133, Loomis, CA 95650. (480) 442-6747. Brian Lewis, Editor in Chief.

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    Colorado Review
    Colorado Prize for Poetry
    Deadline: January 14,2015
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://coloradoprize.colostate.edu
    E-mail address: creview@colostate.edu
    A prize of $2,000 and publication by the Center for Literary Publishing is given annually for a poetry collection. Colorado State University employees, students, and alumni are ineligible. Laura Kasischke will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee ($28 for online submissions) , which includes a subscription to Colorado Review, by January 14,2015. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Colorado Review, Colorado Prize for Poetry, Center for Literary Publishing,9105 Campus Delivery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523. (970) 491-5449. Stephanie G'Schwind, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (1/3/2015 4:36:00 AM) Post reply

    BkMk Press
    Ciardi/Chandra Prizes
    Deadline: January 15,2015
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.newletters.org/writers-wanted/BkMk-writing-contests
    E-mail address: bkmk@umkc.edu
    Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by BkMk Press are given annually for a poetry collection and a short story collection. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 110 pages of poetry or 125 to 300 pages of short fiction with a $25 entry fee by January 15,2015. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    BkMk Press, Ciardi/Chandra Prizes,5100 Rockhill Road, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO 64110. (816) 235-2558. Ben Furnish, Managing Editor.

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    Prole Laureate 2015 Annual Poetry Writing Competition

    Closing date: 31st January,2015.
    Prizes: The winner will receive £200 and publication in Prole 16, due out in April 2015; There are two runners up prizes of £50 each and possible publication in Prole 16. The winner and runners up will be showcased on our website. Prizes are paid by PayPal.
    Entry fee: £3.00 for first entry, £2.00 for subsequent entries. Email your entry, including the text and PayPal transaction number within the body of the email, to: poetrycompetition@prolebooks.co.uk
    All work must be the original work of the submitting author and be previously unpublished. (If your poem has been up on a personal blog or similar, it's fine to submit, so long as it is removed first.)
    Judge: Helen Ivory.

    Website: prolebooks.co.uk/page6.html

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    Bronte Society Creative Competition

    Closing date: 31st January,2015.
    Prizes: each category, £500, £250 and £100.
    Entry fee: £10.
    For poetry, fiction, and illustration inspired by the Brontes. Short story: a new story featuring a minor character from one of the Bronte novels, up to 3,000 words.
    Poetry: a poem in any style offering a new perspective on one of the novels, up to 50 lines.
    Illustration: up to four scenes from one of the Bronte novels, in black and white.

    Email: s.fermi@ntlworld.com
    Website: www.bronte.org.uk

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    British Haiku Awards

    Closing date: 31st January,2015.
    Prizes: £125 for two winning haiku, £50 for two runners-up; £125 for one winning tanka, £50 for runner-up, £100 for one winning haibun.
    Publication in the May issue of Blithe Spirit.
    Entry fee: £5 ($8) for up to three haiku or tanka, £1 ($1) thereafter; £5 ($8) per haibun.

    Website: http://www.britishhaikusociety.org.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (1/2/2015 9:35:00 AM) Post reply

    Northern Writers Awards

    Closing date: 17th January,2015.
    Prizes: up to £40,000 in awards.
    Free entry.
    For works in progress by new writers in Yorkshire, the North East and North West. whether poetry, prose, children's prose, biography, life writing, or literary non-fiction.
    Submit up to 5,000 words or 30 poems.

    Email: awards@newwritingnorth.com
    Website: newwritingnorth.com

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    Before Columbus Foundation
    American Book Awards
    Deadline: December 31,2014
    Website: http://www.beforecolumbusfoundation.com
    E-mail address: info@beforecolumbusfoundation.com
    Awards are given annually for books published in the United States during the previous year that make contributions to American multicultural literature. Submit two copies of a book or galley published in 2014 by December 31. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.
    Before Columbus Foundation, American Book Awards, Raymond House,655 13th Street, Suite 302, Oakland, CA 94612. (510) 268-9775.

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