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  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/17/2014 11:12:00 AM) Post reply

    The Poetry Box International Silver Cup Trophy Annual Poetry Award 2014

    Theme: Dark, Gothic, Supernatural, Romantic, Surreal, Fantasy, Speculative, Satire Poems
    Categories: All Ages
    Judge: LK Robinson - Editor: The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine Monthly
    Prizes: 1st Prize - The beautiful and engraved Silver Cup Trophy, a Decorative Award-Winner Certificate, Publication and Free Copy of the Special ‘Winners & Finalists Edition’ of the Magazine, Publication on a Special ‘Winners’ page on The Poetry Box website.2nd and 3rd Prizes £50 and £30 respectively, Decorative Award-Winner Certificate, Publication and Free Copy as 1st Prize above. There will also be several ‘Judge’s Special
    Commendation Awards’ and ‘Highly-Commended Awards’ also receiving Decorative Award-Winner Certificates and Publication and Free Copy as per 1st Prize.
    Entry: 1 x Poem = £5.00,3 x Poems = £10.00,4 x Poems = £14.00 – Entry Fee Payable by Cheque To: LK Robinson - or via Paypal.

    For full details and to print out an Entry Form:

  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/17/2014 11:07:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    The London Magazine's Poetry Competition 2014.

    Judged by Hugh Dunkerley and Michael O’Neill.
    1st Prize: £200 (and published in a future issue of The London Magazine)
    2nd Prize: £150 (and published on The London Magazine website)
    3rd Prize: £100 (and published on The London Magazine website)
    Entry fee: £5 - entries by 30th June 2014
    Winning entries will be invited to a TLM event to announce the winners.

    For further details, rules and entry form visit:

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  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/17/2014 11:07:00 AM) Post reply

    2014 CALYX Flash Fiction Contest (No Entry Fee)

    Submission Deadline: June 30,2014 theme: Make Us Laugh
    CALYX Press is devoted to promoting fine art and literature by women writers. We ask that all submissions be from women-identified writers who are 18+, please.
    The theme is considered a launch point, not a strict prompt. Wild interpretation is encouraged.
    Submissions must be 250 or less. Poetry, prose, monologues and plays are all accepted.
    This is an online competition, so there’s no need to send a hardcopy manuscript. Just visit the submissions site at to enter.
    The submissions must be new and unpublished.
    The writer will retain all property and copyright laws concerning their submitted work.
    By entering this contest, writers understand that they are granting CALYX Press temporary publishing rights and electronic archiving rights.
    Multiple entries are accepted.
    Submissions will be accepted until June 30,2014 at midnight.
    The top 3 contestants will be published on our site. All participants will receive the satisfaction of contributing to the world of amazing art created by powerful women.

    For full guidelines, visit, or email us at with the subject " Online Contest"

  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/17/2014 11:06:00 AM) Post reply


    Adjudicators: DAVID MORLEY and Cristina Navazo-Eguía Newton. The 3 winners and 4 commended poets will be invited to read their poems at the Swindon Festival of Poetry on Saturday 4th October, when David Morley will hand out prizes and read his work.
    1st £500 Second: £300 Third: £100 Commendations: £25 x4 Entry fee: £5 for first poem and £3.50 thereafter.
    Winning and commended poems will appear in the Battered Moons Poetry Pamphlet and website. Supported by Arts Council England, Artswords, and Swindon Festival of Poetry.


  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/17/2014 11:06:00 AM) Post reply

    Flash 500 Humour Verse Competition

    Closing date: 30th June 2014
    Entry fee: £3 for the first poem, then £2.50 for each poem thereafter
    Line Length: Up to 32 lines
    Prizes will be awarded as follows:
    First: £150
    Second: £100
    Third: £50
    The results will be announced within six weeks of the closing date and the three winning entries will be published on the website.


  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/17/2014 11:05:00 AM) Post reply

    Poetry Pulse is back for our fifth open competition.

    Deadline: June 30th. Judge: Ciarán Parkes First prize: £300, judge 2015 competition. Second prize: £150. Third Prize: £75. Entry fee: £5. Summary: The Poetry Pulse annual open poetry competition,2014, now in its fifth year, is accepting entries. Last year's winner, Ciarán Parkes, is our judge. Winning and commended poems will be published on the Poetry Pulse website on August 31st.

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  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/16/2014 8:58:00 AM) Post reply

    THE POETIC BOND IIII, fourth annual anthology, edited by Trevor Maynard

    Details: Three poems per submission, no restriction on subject, form, or line count*. Each poem is made anonymous and read by two of the reading team. Up to fifty poems will be selected for the paperback publication in September/October 2014. Poems are selected from the emerging themes within the pool of submitted work, so each anthology evolves organically with the aim of capturing the contemporary zeitgeist. (*Up to 120 lines are published in the paperback edition with the poet able to include a web-link to the full work) . Feedback, in the form of the readers’ reports to the editor, are available, if requested. Copyright of individual poems always remains with the author; previously published poems can be submitted, as long as the author has retained their copyright.
    Entry Fee: £7 / $12 per submission, three poems per submission

    Contact: Trevor Maynard at
    Full details, including details of all the poets from the past three anthologies, and a click to submit are to be found at

  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/16/2014 8:57:00 AM) Post reply

    SLO NightWriters 25th Annual Writing Contest
    The 2014 Golden Quill Awards

    Short Story/Memoir – 1,000 word maximum; Poetry – 40 line maximum
    Entries must include the words ‘Déjà vu’ and depict the theme.
    Entry Fee: $15 per entry, multiple entries are allowed in both categories
    Prizes: $750 – First Prize, $400 – Second Prize, for each category, plus Honorable Mentions
    Submissions Accepted: April 1,2014 through June 30th,2014

    Visit our website for more contest details at:
    Tom Snow, Contest Director
    Contest email:
    In association with The Central Coast Writers Conference

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