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    Parlor Press
    New Measure Poetry Prize

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $28
    Website: http://www.parlorpress.com/freeverse

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Parlor Press in the Free Verse Editions series is given annually for a poetry collection. Jon Thompson will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 54 pages with a $28 entry fee by June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Parlor Press, New Measure Poetry Prize,3015 Brackenberry Drive, Anderson, SC 29621.

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    Omnidawn Publishing
    First/Second Book Prize

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $27
    Website: http://www.omnidawn.com

    A prize of $3,000, publication by Omnidawn Publishing, and 100 author copies is given annually for a first or second poetry collection. Timothy Donnelly will judge. Submit a manuscript of 40 to 120 pages with a $27 entry fee ($30 to receive a book from the Omnidawn catalogue) by June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Omnidawn Publishing, First/Second Book Prize,1632 Elm Avenue, Richmond, CA 94590. (510) 237-5472. Rusty Morrison and Ken Keegan, Coeditors.

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    Barrow Street Press
    Book Prize

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.barrowstreet.org
    E-mail address: infobarrow@gmail.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Barrow Street Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Denise Duhamel will judge. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee ($28 for electronic submissions) by June 30. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Barrow Street Press, Book Prize, P.O. Box 1558, Kingston, RI 02881. ?

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    ABZ Press
    First Book Prize

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $30
    Website: http://abzpress.sharepoint.com
    E-mail address: editor@abzpress.onmicrosoft.com

    A prize of $1,000, publication by ABZ Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a first poetry collection. Gregory Orr will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 76 pages with a $30 entry fee between May 1 and June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    ABZ Press, First Book Prize, P.O. Box 2746, Huntington, WV 25727. (304) 638-5701. John McKernan, Editor.

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    Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund
    Individual Artist Grants for Women

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://demingfund.org

    Grants of $500 to $1,500 each are given twice yearly to feminist writers who are citizens of the United States or Canada. The current round of grants will be awarded to women poets and creative nonfiction writers. Submit three copies of a manuscript of up to 20 pages, a project description, a budget, and a résumé with a $25 entry fee during the month of June. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Individual Artist Grants for Women, P.O. Box 309, Wilton, NH 03086. Susan Pliner, Executive Director.

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    Literary Arts
    Oregon Literary Fellowships

    Deadline: June 27,2014
    Website: http://www.literary-arts.org
    E-mail address: susan@literary-arts.org

    Fellowships of $2,500 each are given annually to Oregon writers to initiate, develop, or complete literary projects in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. In addition, one Women Writers Fellowship of $2,500 is given annually to an Oregon woman writer of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction whose work explores experiences of race, class, physical disability, or sexual orientation. Submit three copies of up to 15 pages of poetry or 25 pages of prose by June 27. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Literary Arts, Oregon Literary Fellowships,925 SW Washington Street, Portland, OR 97205. (503) 227-2583, ext.107. Susan Denning, Program Director. ?

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    Mexico
    Fil Prize in Romance Languages

    Deadline: June 22,2014
    Website: http://www.fil.com.mx/ingles/i_default.asp
    E-mail address: filny@aol.com

    A prize of $150,000 is given annually to honor a poet, a fiction writer, or a creative nonfiction writer who writes in Catalan, French, Galician, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, or Spanish. The prize is awarded by a consortium of Mexican government agencies, banks, and universities. Cultural or educational institutions or groups interested in literature may nominate a candidate; individuals may not apply. Submit the writer's curriculum vitae and a letter of support by June 22. There is no entry fee. Call or e-mail for complete guidelines.
    Mexico, FIL Prize in Romance Languages, Guadalajara International Book Fair, Avenida Alemania 1370, Guadalajara,44190 Jalisco, Mexico. (212) 650-7925. David Unger, U.S. Coordinator. ?

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    New Millennium Writings
    New Millennium Awards

    Deadline: June 17,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.newmillenniumwritings.com

    Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication in New Millennium Writings and on the journal's website are given twice yearly for a poem, a short story, a short short story, and an essay that have not appeared in a print publication with a circulation over 5,000. Submit up to three poems totaling no more than five pages, a short short story of up to 1,000 words, or a story or essay of up to 6,000 words with a $20 entry fee by June 17. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    New Millennium Writings, New Millennium Awards,4021 Garden Drive, Knoxville, TN 37918. Alexis Williams Carr, Editor. ?

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    Bitter Oleander Press
    Library of Poetry Book Award

    Deadline: June 16,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.bitteroleander.com
    E-mail address: info@bitteroleander.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Bitter Oleander Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Original works written in English are eligible. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee between May 1 and June 16. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Bitter Oleander Press, Library of Poetry Book Award,4983 Tall Oaks Drive, Fayetteville, NY 13066.

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    Cultural Center of Cape Cod
    Poetry Competition

    Deadline: June 16,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.cultural-center.org
    E-mail address: lwolk@cultural-center.org

    A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a poem that has not won a national competition. George Bilgere will judge. Submit up to three poems totaling no more than five pages with a $15 entry fee by June 16. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Cultural Center of Cape Cod, Poetry Competition,307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664. Lauren Wolk, Associate Director.

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