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    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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    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.

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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.

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    Before Columbus Foundation
    American Book Awards
    Deadline: December 31,2014
    Website: http://www.beforecolumbusfoundation.com
    E-mail address: info@beforecolumbusfoundation.com
    Awards are given annually for books published in the United States during the previous year that make contributions to American multicultural literature. Submit two copies of a book or galley published in 2014 by December 31. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.
    Before Columbus Foundation, American Book Awards, Raymond House,655 13th Street, Suite 302, Oakland, CA 94612. (510) 268-9775.

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    Cleveland Foundation
    Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
    Deadline: December 31,2014
    Website: http://www.anisfield-wolf.org
    E-mail address: submit@anisfield-wolf.org
    Prizes of $10,000 each are given annually for books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) published during the previous year that " contribute to our understanding of racism or appreciation of the rich diversity of human cultures." Submit five copies of a book published in 2014 by December 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Cleveland Foundation, Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards,1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1300, Cleveland, OH 44115. (216) 861-3810. Karen R. Long, Contact.

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    Morehead State University
    Thomas and Lillie D. Chaffin Award for Appalachian Writing
    Deadline: December 5,2014
    Website: http://www.moreheadstate.edu/english
    A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction by an Appalachian writer. Authors and publishers may submit five copies of a book of poetry or prose by December 5. There is no entry fee. Call or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Morehead State University, Thomas and Lillie D. Chaffin Award for Appalachian Writing, UPO 630, English Department, Morehead, KY 40351. (606) 783-2185. Tom Williams, Contact.

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    National Endowment for the Arts
    Translation Fellowships
    Deadline: December 8,2014
    Website: http://arts.gov
    E-mail address: litfellowships@arts.gov
    Grants of $12,500 and $25,000 each are given annually to translators of poetry and prose from any language into English. Applicants must have published at least 20 pages of translation in literary publications or in book form between December 1,1999, and December 8,2014. Using the online submission system, submit 10 to 15 pages of translation and the original work, a project description, a résumé, and the résumé of the writer of the original work with proof of eligibility by December 8. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    National Endowment for the Arts, Translation Fellowships,400 7th Street SW, Washington, D.C.20506. (202) 682-5034.

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    Codhill Press
    Poetry Award
    Deadline: December 10,2014
    Entry Fee: $30
    Website: http://www.codhill.com/submissions/codhill-press-poetry-award-guide
    A prize of $1,000, publication by Codhill Press, and 25 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Pauline Uchmanowicz will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 70 pages with a $30 entry fee by December 10. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Codhill Press, Poetry Award, P.O. Box 280, Bloomington, NY 12411. Pauline Uchmanowicz, Contest Coordinator.

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    Hunger Mountain
    Ruth Stone Poetry Prize
    Deadline: December 10,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.hungermtn.org
    E-mail address: hungermtn@vcfa.edu
    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Hunger Mountain is given annually for a poem. Submit up to three poems with a $20 entry fee by December 10. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Hunger Mountain, Ruth Stone Poetry Prize, Vermont College of Fine Arts,36 College Street, Montpelier, VT 05602. (802) 828-8517. Miciah Bay Gault, Editor.

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