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Saveas Writers' International Writing Competition 2014 - Reflections on the Great War
Entries are invited of short works of poetry or prose written in response to any work of art associated with World War One. 'Work of art' in this context can be a painting, a song, a poem, even a film or a soundtrack to a film. The interpretation of the term is entirely up to the entrant.
Poetry judge: Marilyn Donovan.
First Prize £50, Second Prize £30, Third Prize £20.
Poems: maximum length 50 lines. Your name must not appear on your hard copies but please include a covering letter with your name, contact details, and titles of the entries.
Entry Fee: £2 per poem
Send hard copies to: Luigi Marchini, Chairman, SaveAs Writers,35 Spillett Close, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8QP. Payment to be sent to the above address. Cheques payable to 'SaveAs Writers.' Electronic entries to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
and headed 'poetry' or 'prose.' Electronic payments to be made via Paypal and to incur 50p administration charge.
For more details visit: www.saveaswriters.co.uk
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Buzzwords Open Poetry Competition
Sole Judge: Jonathan Davidson (will read all entries) .
Closing date AUGUST 17TH
Poems up to length: 70 lines.
Prizes: £600, £300, £50 x 5 commended.
The Gloucestershire Prize- £200 (residents only) .
Fee: £4; £10/3 (postal entries):
£4.35; £8.70/2; £11/3 (Paypal) .
Online entry or
SEND SAE to Buzzwords Open Poetry Competition, Butlers, Western Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3RN
(8/5/2014 7:57:00 AM)
2014 Mind Magazine INSIGHT Poetry Prize Competition.
$300 for first prize, $150 for second prize, and $50 each for three honorable mentions.
Winners will be published in Mind Magazine's top talent showcase section.
All poems submitted will be considered for standard publication.
Submit 1–3 unpublished poems, up to three pages each.
Entry fee $10, check or money order to Mind Magazine, PO Box 387, O’Brien, OR 97534; or via PayPal to email@example.com
Deadline for all entries is August 15th.
Winner will be announced in September,2014.
The Mind Magazine 2014 INSIGHT Poetry Prize Competition will be judged by award winning poet Michael Spring and Editor-in-chief Rich Norman.
For more information visit http://www.mindmagazine.net
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Please submit manuscripts between 20 – 50 pages in length. Ideally, poems should all be connected in some tangible way.
Preference is for well edited poetry with strong imagery and a distinct voice.
There are no subject guidelines. Winner will receive a $100 minimum cash prize after signing a publishing contract and 20 copies of their book upon publication. The prize amount will vary based on number of entries received, but it will not be less than $100.
There is a $12 entry fee.
All entrants will receive a copy of the winning submission.
Winner will be announced in September.
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Nottingham Open Poetry Competition
Closing date: 12th August 2014
Prizes: 1st £300,2nd £150,3rd £75, + ten Merit prizes of £10 each
Sole Adjudicator: Helen Mort
Length: up to 40 lines
Fees: £3 per poem, £10 for 4 poems. Cheques payable to Nottingham Poetry Society
Entries to: The Competition Secretary,38 Harrow Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7DU
Further details from: firstname.lastname@example.org
(8/4/2014 8:59:00 AM)
Portico Brotherton Poetry Prize
Two categories: Open (Over 16s) and Young (Under 18s)
Open Category: First prize: £250 Second prize: £150 Third prize: £100
Entry fee £5 plus 2.50 per extra poem
Judges: Professor John Whale, University of Leeds (Open)
Dr Paul Maddern, University of Leeds (Young)
Young Category: First, Second and Third Prize: Book Token
For further details, rules and entry form visit: http://www.theportico.org.uk/prizes
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The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is an annual celebration of outstanding poetry and short fiction from around the world. Championing and supporting emerging and established writers and poets, the award provides an opportunity for them to showcase their work to an international audience.
Deadline for submissions: 31 August 2014
Short Fiction Winner: £500
Poetry Winner: £500
A selection of books for both winners
Publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual for both winners and all finalists
Entry fee: £10 permits the submission of two works into one category.
see website for details - www.aestheticamagazine.com
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Off the Grid Press
Deadline: August 31,2014
Entry Fee: $25
E-mail address: email@example.com
A prize of $1,000 and publication by Off the Grid Press is given annually for a poetry collection by a poet over the age of 60. Tam Lin Neville and Bert Stern will judge. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 70 pages with a $25 entry fee by August 31. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.
Off the Grid Press, Poetry Prize,24 Quincy Street, Somerville, MA 02143. (617) 629-2541. Tam Lin Neville, Coeditor.
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Manchester Metropolitan University
Poetry and Fiction Prizes
Deadline: August 29,2014
Entry Fee: $28
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Two prizes of £10,000 (approximately $16,592) each are given annually for a group of poems and a short story. Submit three to five poems, totaling no more than 120 lines, or a story of up to 2,500 words with a £17 (approximately $28) entry fee by August 29. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.
Manchester Metropolitan University, Poetry and Fiction Prizes, HLSS Finance Office, John Dalton Building, Chester Street, Manchester M15 5GD, England.
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" 1/2 K" Prize
Deadline: August 15,2014
Entry Fee: $20
A prize of $1,000 and publication in Indiana Review is given annually for a poem or a piece of flash fiction of up to 500 words. Carol Guess will judge. Submit up to three poems or pieces of flash fiction of up to 500 words each with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Indiana Review, by August 15. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.
Indiana Review, " 1/2 K" Prize, Ballantine Hall 529,1020 East Kirkwood Avenue, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Britt Ashley, Editor.
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