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    Snake Nation Press
    Violet Reed Haas Prize for Poetry

    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.snakenationpress.org
    E-mail address: haasrob@yahoo.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Snake Nation Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 75 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by August 31. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Snake Nation Press, Violet Reed Haas Prize for Poetry,110 West Force Street, Valdosta, GA 31601. Roberta George, Founding Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/20/2014 8:21:00 AM) Post reply

    Sustainable Arts Foundation
    Writing Awards

    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $10
    Website: http://www.sustainableartsfoundation.org

    Up to five awards of $6,000 each and up to five Promise Awards of $2,000 each are given twice yearly to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers with children. Writers with at least one child under the age of 18 are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit up to 10 poems totaling no more than 25 pages or up to 25 pages of prose with a biography, an artist statement, a curriculum vitae, a project statement, and a $10 entry fee by August 31. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Sustainable Arts Foundation, Writing Awards,1032 Irving Street #609, San Francisco, CA 94122.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/20/2014 8:21:00 AM) Post reply

    Wag's Revue
    Summer Writers' Contest

    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Website: http://www.wagsrevue.com/submit
    E-mail address: editors@wagsrevue.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Wag's Revue is given twice yearly for a poem or group of poems, a short story, or an essay. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit up to 10 pages of poetry or up to 10,000 words of prose with a $20 entry by August 31. All entries are considered for publication. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Wag's Revue, Summer Writers' Contest,313 Sackett Street, #3, Brooklyn, NY 11231. Sandra Allen, Managing Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/19/2014 2:19:00 AM) Post reply

    Ealing Autumn Festival Poetry Competition 2014

    Adjudicator: George Szirtes. Winners will be announced at the Festival event on October 21st 7.30pm at Drayton Court Hotel,2 The Avenue, Ealing, London W13 8PH. Winners will be invited to read their poems. Winning poems will be published on the Festival website.
    Category 1: adults (19 years and over)
    First Prize £200, Second Prize £100, Third Prize £50. Entry fee: £5 for one poem, £2 for additional poems
    (max 4) Category 2: 18 years & under First Prize £85, Second Prize £45, Third Prize £20. First poem free, £2 for additional poems (max 4)
    Subject for both categories: Constellations
    For further details, rules & entry form visit www.ealingautumnfestival.co.uk Enquiries to info@ealingautumnfestival.co.uk or ring
    020 8567 7623.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/19/2014 2:18:00 AM) Post reply

    Westhope College, Open Poetry Competition.

    Deadline: 1st September 2014
    First prize: £200,2nd £100,3rd £50,4th £25. Entry fee: £4 & £2, no limit
    Poems in English, any subject, up to 40 lines, two copies required please.
    Contact: Entry form if required, available from website - www, westhope.org.uk
    Postal entries to Westhope College, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9JL
    Results night party Wednesday 1st October 2014 at Westhope College.

    Entry form available from website link to: - www.westhope.org.uk
    The poem submission form is on: - http://westhopecollegepoetrycompetition.com/submit.php
    Online payment is via: - http://westhopecollegepoetrycompetition.com/submit.php
    So payment can be made through their website, or by cheque, or by credit card via Westhope 01584 861293.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/19/2014 2:16:00 AM) Post reply

    The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is an annual celebration of outstanding poetry and short fiction from around the world. Championing and supporting emerging and established writers and poets, the award provides an opportunity for them to showcase their work to an international audience.
    Deadline for submissions: 31 August 2014
    Short Fiction Winner: £500
    Poetry Winner: £500
    A selection of books for both winners
    Publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual for both winners and all finalists
    Entry fee: £10 permits the submission of two works into one category.
    see website for details - www.aestheticamagazine.com

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/19/2014 2:16:00 AM) Post reply

    Portico Brotherton Poetry Prize

    Two categories: Open (Over 16s) and Young (Under 18s)
    Open Category: First prize: £250 Second prize: £150 Third prize: £100
    Entry fee £5 plus 2.50 per extra poem
    Judges: Professor John Whale, University of Leeds (Open)
    Dr Paul Maddern, University of Leeds (Young)
    Young Category: First, Second and Third Prize: Book Token
    Free entry

    For further details, rules and entry form visit: http://www.theportico.org.uk/prizes

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/19/2014 2:16:00 AM) Post reply

    Contests for Blue Lyra Review

    (Guidelines and Submission link here http://bluelyrareview.com/submissions/contests/)

    (3) Blue Lyra Flash Fiction Prize – 1000 word max. Judge: Stefanie Freele, author of Surrounded by Water. $9 per entry, $15 with anthology. July 1 – Aug 31.
    (4) Blue Lyra Poetry Prize – 65 line max. Judge: Katherine E. Young, author of Day of the Border Guards. Guidelines online & Submittable link. Prize: $100 per category. $9/3 entries, $15 with anthology. $9 per entry, $15 with anthology. July 1 – Aug 31.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/19/2014 2:15:00 AM) Post reply

    SENTINEL LITERARY QUARTERLY POETRY COMPETITION

    Closing Date: 31-August-2014
    For original, previously unpublished poems in English Language, on any subject, in any style up to 50 lines long. This competition is open to all poets regardless of nationality, living anywhere in the world. Judge: Will Daunt.
    Prizes: £200 (First) , £75 (Second) , £50 (Third) , £20 x 3 (High Commendation) .
    The winners and commended poems will receive first publication in Sentinel Literary Quarterly magazine.
    Fees: £4/1, £7/2, £9/3, £11/ 4, £12/5, £16/7, and £22 for 10 poems.

    Enter online and pay securely by PayPal or print out an Entry Form for postal entries at:
    www.sentinelquarterly.com/competitions/poetry
    Or send your poems with a cover note titled ‘Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition August 2014’, together with a cheque/postal order for the applicable payment in favour of SENTINEL POETRY MOVEMENT to: Sentinel Poetry Movement, Unit 136,113-115 George Lane, South Woodford, London E18 1AB, United Kingdom

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/15/2014 8:52:00 AM) Post reply

    Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition

    Closing Date: 31st August,2014.
    Prizes: £200 (First) , £75 (Second) , £50 (Third) , £20 x 3 (High Commendation) .
    The winners and commended poems will receive first publication in Sentinel Literary Quarterly magazine.
    Fees: £4/1, £7/2, £9/3, £11/ 4, £12/5, £16/7, and £22 for 10 poems.
    For original, previously unpublished poems in English Language, on any subject, in any style up to 50 lines long. This competition is open to all poets regardless of nationality, living anywhere in the world. Judge: Will Daunt.
    Enter online and pay securely by PayPal or print out an Entry Form for postal entries at:
    sentinelquarterly.com/poetry
    Or send your poems with a cover note titled 'Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition August 2014', together with a cheque/postal order for the applicable payment in favour of SENTINEL POETRY MOVEMENT to: Sentinel Poetry Movement, Unit 136,113-115 George Lane, South Woodford, London E18 1AB, United Kingdom.

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