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    Bare Fiction Prize 2014
    DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: OCTOBER 31st 2014
    Bare Fiction Magazine has launched its inaugural Bare Fiction Prize with awards for Poetry, Flash Fiction, and Short Story with a total prize fund of £2500.
    All winners will be published in the Spring 2015 issue of Bare Fiction Magazine and on the magazine’s website, with the prizes to be awarded at the Spring launch reading in London in March 2015.
    Judges: Adam Horovitz (poetry) and Angela Readman (flash fiction) will read all entries in their categories. Short story judges Tania Hershman & Rachel Trezise will select winners from a longlist of 50 writers chosen by filter judge Penny Thomas (fiction editor at Seren Books) .
    Prizes (in each category)
    1st Prize: £500 2nd Prize: £200 3rd Prize: £100
    plus 4 Highly Commended Awards of £25.
    Cost per entry:
    Flash Fiction Entries: £6 / £4 for subscribers
    Short Story Entries: £8 / £6 for subscribers
    Poetry Entries: £5 / £3 for subscribers
    For more details, including competition rules, please visit: http://www.barefictionmagazine.co.uk/competitions

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    Remarque Prize - premier event form The Artistic Horde: 25 Oct Frontline Club on theme of " Conflict" .

    Judges: writer Sebastian Faulks, contemporary poets Anthony Anaxagorou and Roundhouse winner Hibaq Osman.
    Open to 16-25 y.o in 3 categories: written work, performance poetry (inc hip-hop) and art.
    Set up by a 17 y.o to challenge negative media stereotypes of young people and run for and by young people in social enterprise The Artisitc Horde. Supported by Forward Arts Foundation, Malorie Blackman and poet Ian Macmillan. Please encourage young people to submit work to showcase breadth of talent. UK wide, some funding available to help shortlisted candidates travel if unable to do so. See http://presswire.com/content/1321993/remarque-prize-new-performance-poetry-and-photography-competition-16-25-yr-olds and

    http://www.theartistichorde.info/remarque-prize-2014/
    Entries via: https: //theremarque.submittable.com/submit

  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/10/2014 9:35:00 AM) Post reply

    Troubadour International Poetry Prize 2014

    Sponsored by Cegin Productions

    judged by amy wack & neil astley with both judges reading all poems
    prizes: 1st £5,000,2nd £1,000,3rd £500
    plus 20 prizes of £25 each
    plus a spring 2015 coffee-house-poetry season-ticket
    plus a prize-winners’ coffee-house poetry reading
    with amy wack & neil astley
    on mon 1st dec 2014
    …for all prize-winning poets
    submissions, via e-mail or post, by mon 20th oct 2014
    for further details see website at http://www.coffeehousepoetry.org/prizes/

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    Negative Capability Press 2014 Poetry Book Competition.

    $25 entry fee. Judge: Amy King.
    For details, rules and submission information

    please visit http://www.negativecapabilitypress.org/contests/

  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/9/2014 7:48:00 AM) Post reply

    Elixir Press
    Poetry Awards
    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $30
    Website: http://www.elixirpress.com
    E-mail address: info@elixirpress.com
    A prize of $2,500 and publication by Elixir Press is given annually for a poetry collection. A second prize of $1,500 and publication is also awarded. Sarah Kennedy will judge. Submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $30 entry fee by October 31. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Elixir Press, Poetry Awards, P.O. Box 27029, Denver, CO 80227. Dana Curtis, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/9/2014 7:47:00 AM) Post reply

    Dana Awards
    Dana Awards
    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.danaawards.com
    E-mail address: danaawards@gmail.com
    Three prizes of $1,000 each are given annually for a group of poems, a short story, and a novel or novel-in-progress. Submit five poems of no more than 100 lines each with a $15 entry fee, a short story of up to 10,000 words with a $15 entry fee, or the first 40 pages of a novel with a $25 entry fee by October 31. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Dana Awards,200 Fosseway Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455. Mary Elizabeth Parker, Chair.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/9/2014 7:47:00 AM) Post reply

    Poetry Society of the United Kingdom
    National Poetry Competition
    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $10
    Website: http://www.poetrysociety.org.uk
    A prize of £5,000 (approximately $8,429) and publication in Poetry Review is given annually for a poem. The winner is also invited to read at the Ledbury Poetry Festival in the U.K. A second-place prize of £2,000 (approximately $3,372) and a third-place prize of £1,000 (approximately $1,686) are also given. Poets from any country are eligible. Roddy Lumsden, Glyn Maxwell, and Zoë Skoulding will judge. Submit one poem of up to 40 lines with a 6 (approximately $10) entry fee and 3.50 (approximately $6) for each additional poem by October 31. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Poetry Society of the United Kingdom, National Poetry Competition,22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX, England.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/9/2014 7:46:00 AM) Post reply

    Arrowhead Regional Arts Council
    Career Development Grants
    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Website: http://www.aracouncil.org
    E-mail address: info@aracouncil.org
    Grants of up to $3,000 are given twice yearly to allow Minnesota writers to take advantage of a specific arts opportunity. Poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who are U.S. citizens and have lived in Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, or St. Louis counties in northeastern Minnesota for at least six months are eligible. Submit a work sample of up to 15 pages of poetry or prose, a description of the work sample, a description of the opportunity or project, and a résumé by October 31. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, Career Development Grants, Marshall Professional Building,1301 Rice Lake Road, Suite 120, Duluth, MN 55811. (800) 569-8134.

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    Truman State University Press
    T. S. Eliot Prize
    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://tsup.truman.edu
    E-mail address: tsup@truman.edu
    A prize of $2,000 and publication by Truman State University Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by October 31. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Truman State University Press, T. S. Eliot Prize,100 East Normal Avenue, Kirksville, MO 63501. (660) 785-7336. Barbara Smith-Mandell, Coordinator.

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    Persea Books
    Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize
    Deadline: October 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.perseabooks.com
    E-mail address: poetry@perseabooks.com
    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Persea Books is given annually for a first poetry collection by a woman who is a U.S. citizen. The winner also receives a six-week, all-expenses-paid residency at the Civitella Ranieri Center in Umbria, Italy. Submit a manuscript of at least 40 pages with a $25 entry fee by October 31. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.
    Persea Books, Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize, P.O. Box 1388, Columbia, MO 65205. (212) 260-9256. Gabriel Fried, Poetry Editor.

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