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  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/28/2014 2:33:00 AM) Post reply

    Segora Writing Competitions 2014

    deadline for all competitions June 15th and results 13th July 2014
    entry details: www.poetryproseandplays.com
    Poetry Judge: Blake Morrison
    First prize: £150 Second: £50 Third: £30
    Entry fee: £4, adding £2 per subsequent entry, no limit
    Short Story Judge: Michèle Roberts
    First prize: £150 Second: £50 Third: £30
    Entry fees: £5.50,2 for £10,3 for £14
    Vignette (short fiction) Judge: Ed Briggs
    First Prize: £50 Commended £10
    Entry fees: £4, adding £2 per subsequent entry, no limit
    Judge: Ed Briggs
    Presentation Evening 29 August 2014 at the St Clémentin LitFest

    www.stclementinlitfest.com

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/28/2014 2:32:00 AM) Post reply

    The 8th international Welsh Poetry Competition,2014,

    This year the competition will be judged by Welsh writer, poet and environmentalist, John Evans.
    Prizes are: 1st Prize - £400,2nd Prize - £200 and 3rd Prize - £100, plus 17 runners-up will be published on our web site and in a future anthology!
    Entry fee: £4
    Closing date: Sunday 15th June 2014.

    To enter you just need to compose a poem, in English, of less than 50 lines and send to the competition organizers. Entry forms are available by post, can be downloaded from the web site or picked up from all libraries.

    Competition Website - www.welshpoetry.co.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/28/2014 2:30:00 AM) Post reply

    All Wales Comic Verse Competition 2014

    Entries are now invited for this year’s All Wales Comic Verse Competition
    £300 first prize £200 second prize £100 third prize
    Closing date for entries is June 2nd 2014
    The competition final will be held on Sunday July 6th 2014 as part of the Literature on the Lawn event at this year’s Caerleon Festival
    £3.00 fee per entry, up to 3 poems per person, no more than 30 lines long

    Full details of how to enter can be obtained via the website,
    http://www.caerleon-arts.org/ComicVerseComp.html

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/28/2014 2:19:00 AM) Post reply

    Templar Poetry Quarterly Pamphlet Competition

    Closing date: 2nd June 2014
    for ten to twelve pages of poetry

    More information: http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0099/4982/files/TEMPLARPORTFOLIO2014.pdf?502

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/28/2014 2:18:00 AM) Post reply

    The Wirral Festival of Firsts 4th Open Poetry Competition

    This contest has a top prize of £200. Adjudication by Colin Watts. In addition to the general prizes there is a £25 prize for a poet living in Wirral.
    Closing date: 1st June 2014, with award ceremony on 4th July at Holiday Inn Express Hoylake.

    Check for details on the website http://www.festivaloffirsts.com/poetry-competition/4581879110

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/27/2014 1:36:00 AM) Post reply

    Dylan Thomas Centre
    Dylan Thomas Prize

    Deadline: May 30,2014
    Website: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/dylan-thomas-prize
    E-mail address: dtprize@swansea.ac.uk

    A prize of £30,000 (approximately $49,473) is given annually for a book of poetry or fiction published in the preceding year that " displays creative, imaginative, and innovative use of the English language" by a writer under 39. Publishers may submit three copies of a book published between June 1,2013, and September 1,2014, by May 30. There is no entry fee. E-mail or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Dylan Thomas Centre, Dylan Thomas Prize, c/o Dr. Elaine Canning, Research Institute for Arts and Humanities, Keir Hardie Building, Room 405c, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, England.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/27/2014 1:36:00 AM) Post reply

    Pulitzer Prizes
    Prizes in Letters

    Deadline: June 14,2014
    Entry Fee: $50
    Website: http://www.pulitzer.org
    E-mail address: pulitzer@pulitzer.org

    Three prizes of $10,000 each are given annually to U.S. writers to honor books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) published in the United States during the current year. For books published between January 1 and June 15, submit four copies of the book, an author biography and photograph, and a $50 entry fee by June 14. The deadline for books published during the second half of the year is October 1. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Pulitzer Prizes, Prizes in Letters,709 Pulitzer Hall,2950 Broadway, Mail Code 3865, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027. ?

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/27/2014 1:35:00 AM) Post reply

    Bridport Arts Centre
    Bridport Prize

    Deadline: May 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.bridportprize.org.uk

    Two prizes of £5,000 (approximately $8,354) each and publication in the Bridport Prize anthology are given annually for a poem and a short story. A second-place prize of £1,000 (approximately $1,690) and publication is given in each category. A prize of £1,000 (approximately $1,690) and publication is also given for a work of flash fiction. Liz Lochhead will judge in poetry, Andrew Miller will judge in fiction, and Tania Hershman will judge in flash fiction. Submit a poem of up to 42 lines, a story of up to 5,000 words, or a short short story of up to 250 words by May 31. The entry fee is £8 (approximately $13) for poetry, £9 (approximately $15) for fiction, and £7 (approximately $12) for flash fiction. Send an SASE or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Bridport Arts Centre, Bridport Prize, P.O. Box 6910, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 9BQ, England.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/27/2014 1:35:00 AM) Post reply

    River Styx
    International Poetry Contest

    Deadline: May 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $10
    Website: http://www.riverstyx.org
    E-mail address: bigriver@riverstyx.org

    A prize of $1,500 and publication in River Styx is given annually for a poem. Joan Murray will judge. Submit up to three poems totaling no more than 14 pages with a $10 entry fee, which includes a copy of the winning issue (a $20 entry fee includes a subscription to River Styx) , by May 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    River Styx, International Poetry Contest,3547 Olive Street, Suite 107, St. Louis, MO 63103. Richard Newman, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (5/27/2014 1:34:00 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. ?

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