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    Poetry Society of America
    Chapbook Fellowships
    Deadline: December 22,2014
    Entry Fee: $12
    Website: http://www.poetrysociety.org/psa/awards/annual
    Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication by the Poetry Society of America are given annually for poetry chapbooks by poets who have not published a full-length collection. Two fellowships are given to poets ages 30 and younger living in the United States, and two fellowships are given to poets of any age living anywhere in the United States. Jane Hirshfield and A. Van Jordan will judge the 30 and under competition; Marilyn Chin and Don Patterson will judge the open competition. Submit a manuscript of 20 to 30 pages with a $12 entry fee by December 22. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Poetry Society of America, Chapbook Fellowships,15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003. (212) 254-9628.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (12/15/2014 12:48:00 AM) Post reply

    The Frost Place
    Dartmouth Poet-in-Residence Award
    Deadline: December 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.frostplace.org
    E-mail address: saudsley@frostplace.org
    A prize of $2,000 and a six- to eight-week residency at Robert Frost's former home in Franconia, New Hampshire, is given annually to a poet who has published at least one poetry collection. The winner is also invited to participate in a regional reading series. A panel selected by Dartmouth College will judge. Using the online submission system, submit five poems from the most recent book, a résumé, a personal statement, and contact information for two references with a $25 entry fee by December 31. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    The Frost Place, Dartmouth Poet-in-Residence Award, P.O. Box 74, Franconia, NH 03580. (603) 823-5510. Sarah Audsley, Assistant to the Director.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (12/15/2014 12:47:00 AM) Post reply

    New American Press
    New American Poetry Prize
    Deadline: December 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $23
    Website: http://www.newamericanpress.com
    E-mail address: david@newamericanpress.com
    A prize of $1,000 and publication by New American Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Maggie Smith will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 48 to 100 pages with a $22.50 entry fee by December 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    New American Press, New American Poetry Prize,2606 East Locust Street, Milwaukee, WI 53211. (336) 430-6620. David Bowen, Senior Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (12/15/2014 12:47:00 AM) Post reply

    Tupelo Press
    Dorset Prize
    Deadline: December 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $28
    Website: http://www.tupelopress.org
    A prize of $3,000 and publication by Tupelo Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 88 pages with a $28 entry fee by December 31. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Tupelo Press, Dorset Prize, P.O. Box 1767, North Adams, MA 01247. Jeffrey Levine, Publisher.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (12/15/2014 12:47:00 AM) Post reply

    PEN Center USA
    Literary Awards
    Deadline: December 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $35
    Website: http://www.penusa.org/awards
    E-mail address: awards@penusa.org
    Prizes of $1,000 each are given annually for books of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and translation published in 2014 by authors residing west of the Mississippi River. The winners will also receive a one-year PEN Center USA membership and two tickets to the Literary Awards Gala, to be held in Beverly Hills, California, in the fall of 2015. Submit four copies of a book with a $35 entry fee by December 31. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    PEN Center USA, Literary Awards,269 South Beverly Drive, #1163, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. (323) 424-4939, ext.206. Stacy Valis, Contact.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (12/15/2014 12:46:00 AM) Post reply

    Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund
    Individual Artist Grants for Women

    Deadline: December 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://demingfund.org
    Grants of up to $1,500 are given twice yearly to feminist writers who are citizens of the United States or Canada. The current round of grants will be awarded to fiction writers. Using the online submission system, submit a short story or novel excerpt of up to 20 pages, a project description, a budget, and a résumé with a $25 entry fee during the month of December. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Individual Artist Grants for Women, P.O. Box 309, Wilton, NH 03086. Susan Pliner, Executive Director.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (12/9/2014 10:33:00 AM) Post reply

    Poetry Society of America
    Chapbook Fellowships

    Deadline: December 22,2014
    Entry Fee: $12
    Website: http://www.poetrysociety.org/psa/awards/annual

    Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication by the Poetry Society of America are given annually for poetry chapbooks by poets who have not published a full-length collection. Two fellowships are given to poets ages 30 and younger living in the United States, and two fellowships are given to poets of any age living anywhere in the United States. Jane Hirshfield and A. Van Jordan will judge the 30 and under competition; Marilyn Chin and Don Patterson will judge the open competition. Submit a manuscript of 20 to 30 pages with a $12 entry fee by December 22. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Poetry Society of America, Chapbook Fellowships,15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003. (212) 254-9628.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (12/9/2014 10:32:00 AM) Post reply

    Poetry Society of America
    Robert H. Winner Memorial Award

    Deadline: December 22,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.poetrysociety.org/psa/awards/annual

    A prize of $2,500 and publication of one poem on the Poetry Society of America website is given annually to a poet over 40 who has published no more than one book. Submit two copies of 10 to 15 pages of poetry with a $15 entry fee by December 22. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Poetry Society of America, Robert H. Winner Memorial Award,15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003. (212) 254-9628.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (12/9/2014 10:32:00 AM) Post reply

    Commonwealth Club of California
    California Book Awards

    Deadline: December 22,2014
    Website: http://www.commonwealthclub.org/bookawards
    E-mail address: bookawards@commonwealthclub.org

    Three prizes are given annually to writers residing in California for books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) . Prizes are also given for a first book of fiction and a book of fiction or nonfiction that relates to California. Authors or publishers may submit six copies of books published in 2014 by December 22. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Commonwealth Club of California, California Book Awards,595 Market Street,2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105. (415) 597-6700.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (12/9/2014 10:32:00 AM) Post reply | Read 4 replies

    Black Caucus of the American Library Association
    Literary Awards

    Deadline: December 19,2014
    Website: http://www.bcala.org/index.php/resources/awards
    E-mail address: gladys.bell@hamptonu.edu

    Four prizes of $500 each are given annually for a poetry collection, a first novel, a book of fiction, and a book of nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) by an African American writer published in the United States during the previous year. The awards honor books that depict the " cultural, historical, and sociopolitical aspects of the Black Diaspora." Publishers may nominate books published in 2014 by December 19. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines and the list of jurors to whom the books should be sent.

    Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Literary Awards, Harvey Library, Hampton University,130 East Tyler Street, Hampton, VA 23668. (757) 727-5185. Gladys Smiley Bell, Chair.

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