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    Southern Indiana Review
    Mary C. Mohr Award

    Deadline: October 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.southernindianareview.org
    E-mail address: sir.contest@usi.edu

    A prize of $2,000 and publication in Southern Indiana Review is given annually for a poem or a short story. This year's award is given in poetry. Marie Howe will judge. Submit up to four poems totaling no more than 10 pages with a $20 entry fee ($5 for each additional entry) by October 1. All entries are considered for publication. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Southern Indiana Review, Mary C. Mohr Award, University of Southern Indiana,8600 University Boulevard, Evansville, IN 47712. (812) 464-1784. Ron Mitchell, Editor.

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    Boston Review
    Aura Estrada Short Story Contest

    Deadline: October 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://bostonreview.net/contests
    E-mail address: review@bostonreview.net

    A prize of $1,500 and publication in Boston Review is given annually for a short story. Ruth Ozeki will judge. Submit a story of up to 5,000 words with a $20 entry fee, which includes a six-month subscription to Boston Review, by October 1. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Boston Review, Aura Estrada Short Story Contest, P.O. Box 425786, Cambridge, MA 02142. (617) 324-1360.

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    Zoetrope: All-Story
    Short Fiction Contest

    Deadline: October 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.all-story.com/contests.cgi
    E-mail address: contests@all-story.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication on the Zoetrope: All-Story website is given annually for a short story. The winner and finalists are considered for representation by several literary agencies, including the Georges Borchardt Literary Agency, the Gernert Company, International Creative Management, Sterling Lord Literistic, and William Morris Endeavor. Ben Fountain will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a story of up to 5,000 words with a $20 entry fee by October 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Zoetrope: All-Story, Short Fiction Contest,916 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94133.

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    Pulitzer Prizes
    Prizes in Letters

    Deadline: October 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $50
    Website: http://www.pulitzer.org
    E-mail address: pulitzer@pulitzer.org

    Three prizes of $10,000 each are given annually to U.S. writers to honor books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) published in the United States during the current year. Submit four copies of a book (or bound galleys) published in 2014 with a $50 entry fee by October 1. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Pulitzer Prizes, Prizes in Letters,709 Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University,2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027. (212) 854-3841.

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    Harvard University
    Radcliffe Institute Fellowships

    Deadline: October 1,2014
    Website: http://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/fellowships
    E-mail address: fellowships@radcliffe.harvard.edu

    Fellowships of $75,000 each, office space at the Radcliffe Institute, and access to the libraries at Harvard University are given annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers to allow them to pursue creative projects. Fellows are expected to reside in Boston during the fellowship period, which lasts from September through May. Poets who have published at least 20 poems in the last five years or a poetry collection and who are in the process of completing a manuscript are eligible. To be considered for a fellowship in fiction or creative nonfiction, applicants must have a contract for publication of a book-length manuscript or at least three shorter works published. Writers who are graduate students at the time of application are not eligible. Submit up to 10 poems, one or two short stories, a recent book chapter, or an essay totaling no more than 30 pages; contact information for three references; a curriculum vitae; and a project proposal by October 1. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Harvard University, Radcliffe Institute Fellowships, Fellowship Office,8 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. (617) 496-1324.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/27/2014 6:55:00 AM) Post reply

    American Literary Review
    Literary Awards

    Deadline: October 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.americanliteraryreview.com

    Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in American Literary Review are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems, a story of up to 8,000 words, or an essay of up to 6,500 words with a $15 entry fee by October 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    American Literary Review, Literary Awards, P.O. Box 311307, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203.

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    Winning Writers
    Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

    Deadline: September 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $16
    Website: http://www.winningwriters.com/tompoetry
    E-mail address: adam@winningwriters.com

    Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication on the Winning Writers website are given annually for a poem in any style and a poem that either rhymes or is written in a traditional style. Ellaraine Lockie will judge. Submit one to two poems of any length with an $16 entry fee by September 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Winning Writers, Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest,351 Pleasant Street, PMB 222, Northampton, MA 01060. Adam Cohen, President.

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    Red Hen Press
    Poetry Award

    Deadline: September 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.redhen.org

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Los Angeles Review is given annually for a poem. William Trowbridge will judge. Submit up to three poems of no more than 120 lines each with a $20 entry fee by September 30. Call or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Red Hen Press, Poetry Award, P.O. Box 40820, Pasadena, CA 91114. (626) 356-4760. Kate Gale, Managing Editor.

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    Ohio State University Press
    Journal Award in Poetry

    Deadline: September 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $28
    Website: http://www.ohiostatepress.org

    A prize of $2,500 and publication by Ohio State University Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $28 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Journal, during the month of September. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Ohio State University Press, Journal Award in Poetry,180 Pressey Hall,1070 Carmack Road, Columbus, OH 43210.

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    Northern Colorado Writers
    Poetry Contest

    Deadline: September 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.northerncoloradowriters.com
    E-mail address: jennifer@northerncoloradowriters.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Pooled Ink, the Northern Colorado Writers anthology, is given annually for a poem. Lisa Zimmerman will judge. Submit up to three poems of no more than 250 lines each with a $20 entry fee by September 30. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Northern Colorado Writers, Poetry Contest,2107 Thunderstone Court, Ft. Collins, CO 80525. Jennifer Top, Contest Coordinator.

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