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  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/17/2014 10:38:00 AM) Post reply

    Poetry Rivals 2014

    Closing Date: 17th September 2014

    Details:
    Poetry Rivals is open to poets across the UK who are 18 years and over. Prizes: Top 100 poems will be selected by guest judges, those finalists will receive five free copies of the finalist publication and invited to the live poetry slam where they perform their poem to a live audience and the judges. The overall winner will be crowned the Poetry Rivals Slam Champion 2014 and get a book publishing contract.
    Entry Fee: £10 (only one entry per person)

    Contact: To find out more about Poetry Rivals 2014 please visit www.poetryrivals.com or email info@poetryrivals.com.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/16/2014 10:02:00 AM) Post reply

    New Criterion
    Poetry Prize

    Deadline: September 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.newcriterion.com
    E-mail address: letters@newcriterion.com

    A prize of $3,000 and publication by St. Augustine's Press is given annually for a poetry collection that pays close attention to form. Roger Kimball, Alan Shapiro, and David Yezzi will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 60 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 30. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    New Criterion, Poetry Prize,900 Broadway, Suite 602, New York, NY 10003.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/16/2014 9:54:00 AM) Post reply

    New Issues Poetry & Prose
    Green Rose Prize
    Deadline: September 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.wmich.edu/newissues
    E-mail address: new-issues@wmich.edu

    A prize of $2,000 and publication by New Issues Poetry & Prose is given annually for a poetry collection. Poets who have published at least one book-length collection of poetry are eligible. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 120 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 30. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    New Issues Poetry & Prose, Green Rose Prize, Western Michigan University,1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008. (269) 387-8185. William Olsen, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/16/2014 9:52:00 AM) Post reply

    Southwest Review
    Morton Marr Poetry Prize

    Deadline: 30th September 2014
    Entry Fee: $5
    Website: http://www.smu.edu/southwestreview
    E-mail address: swr@smu.edu

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Southwest Review is given annually for a poem or a group of poems by a writer who has not published a poetry collection. Submit up to six poems in a traditional form (such as a sonnet, sestina, or villanelle) with a $5 entry fee per poem by September 30. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Southwest Review, Morton Marr Poetry Prize, Southern Methodist University,6404 Robert Hyer Lane, Room 307, P.O. Box 750374, Dallas, TX 75275. (214) 768-1037. Jennifer Cranfill, Senior Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/16/2014 9:45:00 AM) Post reply

    University of Arkansas Press
    Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize

    Entry Fee: $28
    Website: http://www.uapress.com

    A prize of $5,000 and publication by University of Arkansas Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Billy Collins will judge. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 90 pages with a $28 entry fee by September 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    University of Arkansas Press, Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize, Poetry Series,105 North McIlroy Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72701. (800) 626-0090.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/16/2014 9:44:00 AM) Post reply

    Northern Colorado Writers
    Poetry Contest

    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.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/16/2014 9:43:00 AM) Post reply

    Ohio State University Press
    Journal Award in Poetry

    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.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/15/2014 9:52:00 AM) Post reply

    Lascaux Review
    Prize in Poetry

    Deadline: September 23,2014
    Entry Fee: $10
    Website: http://www.lascauxreview.com
    E-mail address: lascauxreview@gmail.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in the Lascaux Review will be given annually for a poem. Submit up to five poems of any length with a $10 entry fee by September 23. Previously published poems are eligible. All entries will be considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Lascaux Review, Prize in Poetry,4385 Highway 65 South, Clinton, AR 72031.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/15/2014 9:51:00 AM) Post reply

    John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
    Writing Fellowships

    Deadline: September 19,2014
    Website: http://www.gf.org
    E-mail address: fellowships@gf.org

    Guggenheim Fellowships of approx- imately $50,000 each are awarded annually to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on the basis of achievement and exceptional promise. Residents of the United States and Canada are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit a career summary, a list of publications, contact information for up to four references, and a statement of intent by September 19. Upon request of the foundation, submit up to three published books by November 14. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Writing Fellowships,90 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016. (212) 687-4470.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (9/15/2014 9:51:00 AM) Post reply

    Red Mountain Press
    Poetry Prize

    Deadline: September 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $27
    Website: http://www.redmountainpress.us
    E-mail address: redmtnpress@gmail.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Red Mountain Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 72 pages with a $30 entry fee ($27 for electronic submissions) by September 15. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Red Mountain Press, Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 32205, Santa Fe, NM 87594. Devon Ross, Publisher.

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