(6/27/2014 9:33:00 AM)
The Battle of the Books Prose/Poetry Competition
Run by Swift Satire Festival, Trim, County Meath, Ireland.
Closing date: 1st July,2014
Entry fee: €5,3 for €10.
Stories/poems that (very) loosely come under the heading of Travel or Journey.
Fully entry rules and conditions at swiftsatirefestival.com
(6/27/2014 9:32:00 AM)
Flash 500 Competitions
Closing dates: 30th June,2014 and quarterly.
Prizes: Flash fiction: £300, £100 and £50; £150, £100 and £50 for humorous verse.
Entry fee: flash fiction £5, £8 for two; humorous verse £3, £2.50 each extra.
Quarterly competitions for flash fiction, up to 500 words, and humorous verse, from limerick to 32 lines.
(6/27/2014 9:31:00 AM)
Earlyworks Press Poetry Collection Competition
Closing date: 30th June,2014.
Prizes: £100, publication and contract.
Entry fee: £15
For 10-12 page poetry collections with publication potential.
(6/27/2014 9:30:00 AM)
The London Magazine's Poetry Competition 2014
Closing date: 30th June 2014.
Prizes: £200, £150, £100 plus publication and invitation to an event.
Entry fee: £5.
The competition is for poems, up to 40 lines.
(6/26/2014 11:00:00 AM)
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:
The results will be announced within six weeks of the closing date and the three winning entries will be published on the website.
(6/26/2014 10:58:00 AM)
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.
(6/26/2014 10:58:00 AM)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Full details, including details of all the poets from the past three anthologies, and a click to submit are to be found at http://www.thepoeticbond.com
(6/26/2014 10:57:00 AM)
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
ALL WRITERS ARE WELCOME!
Visit our website for more contest details at: www.slonightwriters.org
Tom Snow, Contest Director
Contest email: email@example.com
In association with The Central Coast Writers Conference
(6/26/2014 10:56:00 AM)
The McLellan Poetry Prize 2014
Closing date: 30 June 2014
Details: for poems up to 80 lines. Judge Michael Laskey.1st prize £1000,2nd £300,3rd £100 and six commendations of £25. All prizewinners will be invited to read at the award ceremony in Brodick, Isle of Arran on 29 August 2014.
Entry Fee: £5 per poem, £4 each for three or more.
Contact: The Competition Organiser, McLellan Poetry Award, The Yellowland, Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran KA27 8PZ, UK
Full details (and downloadable entry form) can be found on our website www.mclellanpoetryprize.co.uk
or for a competition leaflet send a SAE to the Competition Organiser.
(6/26/2014 10:56:00 AM)
Contests for Blue Lyra Review
(Guidelines and Submission link here http://bluelyrareview.com/submissions/contests/)
(1) The Blue Lyra Longish Poem Prize – one poem of 2-6 pages, or 2-6 pages of strongly linked shorter poems. Judge: Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum, author of Ghost Gear. $9 per entry, $15 with anthology. May 1 – June 30.
(2) The Living Earth Creative Nonfiction Prize – 5000 word maximum and must be about nature. Judge: Sharman Apt Russell, author of Standing in the Light: My Life as a Pantheist and Diary of a Citizen Scientist. Guidelines online & Submittable link. Prize: $100 per category. $9 per entry, $15 with anthology. May 1 – June 30.