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  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/22/2014 2:01:00 AM) Post reply

    Frogmore Poetry Prize

    Closing date: 31st May,2014.
    Prizes: 250,75 or 50 guineas, plus subscriptions to The Frogmore Papers.
    Entry fee: £3.
    For poems, any theme/style, up to 40 lines

    Email: frogmorepress@gmail.com
    Website: frogmorepress.co.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/22/2014 2:00:00 AM) Post reply

    George Crabbe Memorial Poetry Competition

    The competition is open to anyone who was either born, educated or resident in Suffolk, or is a Suffolk Poetry Society member.
    Closing date: 31st May,2014.
    Prizes: £500, £150, £100,2 x £25.
    Entry fee: £3.

    Website: suffolkpoetrysociety.org.uk/

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/22/2014 2:00:00 AM) Post reply

    Sentinel Short Story and Poetry Competitions

    Closing date: 31st May,2014.
    Prizes: £200, £75, £50, three £20 highly commendeds in both categories.
    Entry fee: short stories, £5, £8 for two, £10 for three, £12 for four/poems, £3, £11 for four, £12 for five

    Quarterly competitions for short stories, up to 1,500 words, and poems up to 50 lines.

    Email: competitions@sentinelpoetry.org.uk
    Website: sentinelpoetry.org.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/22/2014 1:54:00 AM) Post reply

    Birmingham Poetry Prize 2014

    Closing date: 31st May 2014.
    Prizes: £750 + 5 runner up prizes of pamphlet collection.
    Entry fee: £2 per poem. £1 for each subsequent poem.
    For unpublished poems up to 40 lines or fewer on any subject, theme or form.
    Judges: Roy McFarlane & Charlie Jordan.

    The Birmingham Poetry Prize 2014 is organised by The Magpie's Nest, a literary magazine which provides a platform for emerging and established poets and writers. the magazine welcomes submissions of original poetry and short fiction.

    For further information please visit the website. nestmagpie.co.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/22/2014 1:54:00 AM) Post reply

    Wigtown Poetry Competition

    Closing date: 30th May,2014.
    Prizes: £2,000, £400, Gaelic Prize £250, Scots Prize £250,8 £25 runners-up
    Entry fee: £6.50, £17 for three, £5 after that
    For poems, up to 40 lines in English, Scots or Scots/lrish Gaelic.

    Email: mail@wigtownbookfestival.com
    Website: wigtownbookfestival.com/poetrycomp

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/21/2014 1:59:00 AM) Post reply

    Writer's Digest
    Annual Writing Competition

    Deadline: June 3,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions
    E-mail address: writersdigestwritingcompetition@fwmedia.com

    A prize of $3,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to the Writer's Digest Conference in August in New York City to meet with editors and agents is given annually for a poem, a short story, or an essay. Prizes of $1,000 each are also given for a work in each genre. Submit a poem of up to 32 lines, a story of up to 4,000 words, or an essay of up to 2,000 words by June 3. The entry fee for poetry is $15 ($10 for each additional poem) before May 5, and $20 thereafter. The entry fee for prose is $25 ($20 for each additional entry) before May 5, and $30 thereafter. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Writer's Digest, Annual Writing Competition,10151 Carver Road, Suite 200, Blue Ash, OH 45242. (715) 445-4612, ext.13430.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/21/2014 1:59:00 AM) Post reply

    Boston Review
    Poetry Contest

    Deadline: June 2,2014
    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 poem or group of poems. Major Jackson will judge. Submit up to five poems totaling no more than 10 pages with a $20 entry fee, which includes three issues of Boston Review, by June 2. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Boston Review, Poetry Contest, P.O. Box 425786, Cambridge, MA 02142. (617) 324-1360.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/21/2014 1:58:00 AM) Post reply

    Boulevard
    Emerging Poets Contest

    Deadline: June 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.boulevardmagazine.org

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Boulevard is given annually for a group of poems by a poet who has not published a poetry collection with a nationally distributed press. The editors will judge. Submit three poems of any length with a $15 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Boulevard, by June 1. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Boulevard, Emerging Poets Contest, PMB 325,6614 Clayton Road, Richmond Heights, MO 63117. Richard Burgin, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/21/2014 1:58:00 AM) Post reply

    American-Scandinavian Foundation
    Translation Prizes

    Deadline: June 1,2014
    Website: http://www.amscan.org/translation.html
    E-mail address: grants@amscan.org

    A prize of $2,500 and publication of an excerpt in Scandinavian Review is given annually for an English translation of a Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, or Swedish work of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction. In addition, a prize of $2,000 and publication is awarded to a translator whose literary translations have not previously been published. Translations of works by Scandinavian authors born after 1800 that have not been published in English are eligible. Submit up to 25 pages of poetry or 50 pages of prose, one copy of the original work, and a curriculum vitae by June 1. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, e-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    American-Scandinavian Foundation, Translation Prizes,58 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016. (212) 779-3587. ?

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/21/2014 1:57:00 AM) Post reply

    Backwaters Press
    Backwaters Prize

    Deadline: May 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.thebackwaterspress.org

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Backwaters Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Patricia Smith will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 60 to 85 pages with a $25 entry fee by May 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Backwaters Press, Backwaters Prize,3502 North 52nd Street, Omaha, NE 68104. (402) 451-4052. Greg Kosmicki, Editor.

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