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  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/30/2014 3:23:00 AM) Post reply

    Chipping Sodbury Festival Competition 2014

    first prize of £60 will be awarded to the writer of the best poem submitted. Additional prizes of £20 and £10 may be awarded at the judge’s discretion.. f the quality of entries warrants it there will be a prize of £20 for the best poem submitted from a BS37 postcode.

    The competition is open to anyone aged 16 or over.

    The entry fee (Sterling only) is £3 per poem or £10 for five poems. Make cheques payable to Stuart Nunn and write your name and address on the back or pay using PayPal.

    Closing date is 3rd May 2014, and prize winners will be notified by the 31st May 2014. Copyright remains with the authors, but the organisers reserve the right to publish the winning poems and a selection from the short list in print form or on the website.

    Payment can be made by PayPal or snunnpoetry@gmail.com or by cheque made payable to Stuart Nunn. Send together with your entry to: Stuart Nunn,3 Virginia Close, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, , BS37 6HN

    For mor information see website at; http://www.chippingsodburyfestival.co.uk/poetry.html

  • Mary Amrutha Rookie - 1st Stage (4/29/2014 11:08:00 AM) Post reply

    conduct as many contests as u like... but fix the error that the users like me faces.... I am not able to open my profile.... do something as soon as possible... i tht u guys give importance to poems and poets than contests....

  • Boitumelo Oliphant Rookie - 1st Stage (4/29/2014 7:55:00 AM) Post reply

    so how do I get into the contest

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/29/2014 2:49:00 AM) Post reply

    Academy of American Poets
    James Laughlin Award

    Deadline: May 15,2014
    Website: http://www.poets.org/awards
    E-mail address: awards@poets.org

    A prize of $5,000 is given annually for a second book of poetry by a U.S. poet. Copies of the winning book are purchased and distributed to approximately 5,000 members of the Academy of American Poets. U.S. publishers may submit four copies of a manuscript that has come under contract and will be published by June 1,2014, by May 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Academy of American Poets, James Laughlin Award,75 Maiden Lane, Suite 901, New York, NY 10038. (212) 274-0343, ext.13. Patricia Guzman, Programs Assistant.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/29/2014 2:49:00 AM) Post reply

    Maine Arts Commission
    Individual Artist Fellowships

    Deadline: May 2,2014
    Website: http://mainearts.maine.gov
    E-mail address: julie.richard@maine.gov

    A fellowship of $5,000 is given annually to a poet, a fiction writer, or a creative nonfiction writer who has lived in the state of Maine for at least two years. Using the online submission system, submit up to five poems or up to 20 pages of prose and a résumé by May 2. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Maine Arts Commission, Individual Artist Fellowships,193 State Street,25 State House Station, Augusta ME 04333. (207) 287-2710. Julie Richard, Executive Director.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/29/2014 2:48:00 AM) Post reply

    Trio House Press
    First/Second Book Award

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.triohousepress.org
    E-mail address: tayveneese@triohousepress.org

    A prize of $1,000, publication by Trio House Press, and 20 author copies is given annually for a first or second poetry collection. The winner is also asked to serve as a part-time volunteer for Trio House Press for two years after publication. Peter Campion will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 70 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Trio House Press, First/Second Book Award, P.O. Box 374, Sedalia, CO 80135. (978) 821-1630. Tayve Neese, Executive Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/29/2014 2:48:00 AM) Post reply

    Trio House Press
    Louise Bogan Award

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.triohousepress.org
    E-mail address: tayveneese@triohousepress.org

    A prize of $1,000, publication by Trio House Press, and 20 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. The winner is also asked to serve as a part-time volunteer for Trio House Press for two years after publication. Carol Frost will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 70 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Trio House Press, Louise Bogan Award, P.O. Box 374, Sedalia, CO 80135. (978) 821-1630. Tayve Neese, Executive Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/29/2014 2:48:00 AM) Post reply

    Wick Poetry Center
    Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize

    Deadline: May 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $28
    Website: http://www.kent.edu/wick
    E-mail address: jjewell2@kent.edu

    A prize of $2,500 and publication by Kent State University Press is given annually for a first poetry collection. The winner also gives a reading at Kent State University with the judge, who this year is Jane Hirshfield. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 70 pages with a $28 entry fee by May 1. Send an SASE, call, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Wick Poetry Center, Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize,301 Satterfield Hall, P.O. Box 5190, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242. (330) 672-2067. Jessica Jewell, Program Manager.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/29/2014 2:47:00 AM) Post reply

    Ruminate Magazine
    Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize

    Deadline: May 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.ruminatemagazine.com
    E-mail address: editor@ruminatemagazine.org

    A prize of $1,500 and publication in Ruminate Magazine is given annually for a poem. Using the online submission system, submit up to two poems of no more than 40 lines each with a $20 entry fee by May 1. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Ruminate Magazine, Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize,1041 North Taft Hill Road, Ft. Collins, CO 80521. Brianna Van Dyke, Editor in Chief.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/29/2014 2:47:00 AM) Post reply

    Sow's Ear Press
    Chapbook Award

    Deadline: May 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $27
    Website: http://www.sows-ear.kitenet.net
    E-mail address: rglesman@gmail.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Sow's Ear Press with distribution to Sow's Ear Poetry Review subscribers is given annually for a poetry chapbook. The winner also receives 25 author copies. Sam Rasnake will judge. Submit a manuscript of 22 to 26 pages with a $27 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Sow's Ear Poetry Review, between March 1 and May 1. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Sow's Ear Press, Chapbook Award, P.O. Box 127, Millwood, VA 22646. (540) 955-3955. Robert Lesman, Managing Editor.

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