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    New Guard
    Poetry and Fiction Contest

    Deadline: July 14,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.newguardreview.com
    E-mail address: info@newguardreview.com

    Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in New Guard will be given annually for a poem and a short story or novel excerpt. Tim Seibles will judge in poetry and Joe Wenderoth will judge in fiction. Using the online submission system, submit three poems of up to 150 lines each or no more than 5,000 words of prose with a $15 entry fee by July 14. All entries will be considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    New Guard, Poetry and Fiction Contest, P.O. Box 866, Wells, ME 04094. Shanna McNair, Publisher.

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    Omnidawn Publishing
    First/Second Book Prize

    Deadline: July 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $27
    Website: http://www.omnidawn.com
    E-mail address: submissions@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 July 15. 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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    Bauhan Publishing
    May Sarton New Hampshire Book Prize

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.bauhanpublishing.com/contest

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Bauhan Publishing is given annually for a poetry collection. Gary Margolis will judge. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Bauhan Publishing, May Sarton New Hampshire Book Prize, P.O. Box 117, Peterborough, NH 03458. (603) 567-4430.

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    Cider Press Review
    Editors' Prize Book Award

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.ciderpressreview.com

    A prize of $1,000, publication by Cider Press Review, and 25 author copies is given annually for a first or second poetry collection. The editors will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by June 30. Send an SASE, call, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Cider Press Review, Editors' Prize Book Award, P.O. Box 33384, San Diego, CA 92168. Caron Andregg, Publisher.

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    Matrix Magazine
    Lit POP Awards

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.matrixmagazine.org
    E-mail address: litpop2014@gmail.com

    Two prizes valued at $2,000 each will be given annually for a group of poems and a short story. The winners will receive $100, publication in Matrix Magazine, and transportation and lodging to attend the POP Montreal Festival in September 2014. Submit up to five poems or a story of no more than 3,000 words with a $25 entry fee by June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Matrix Magazine, Lit POP Awards,1455 de Maisonneuve Boulevard, LB 658, Montreal, ZC, H3G 1M8. (514) 848-2424, ext.2357. Jessica Rose Marcotte, Managing Editor.

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    National Poetry Review Press
    Book Prize

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.nationalpoetryreview.com
    E-mail address: editor@nationalpoetryreview.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by National Poetry Review Press is given annually for a poetry collection. C. J. Sage will judge. Submit a manuscript of 45 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    National Poetry Review Press, Book Prize, P.O. Box 2080, Aptos, CA 95001-2080. C. J. Sage, Editor. ?

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    Blue Mountain Center
    Richard J. Margolis Award

    Deadline: July 1,2014
    Website: http://award.margolis.com

    A prize of $5,000 and a monthlong residency at the Blue Mountain Center, an artists colony in Blue Mountain Lake, New York, is given annually to a writer of nonfiction (including creative nonfiction with the exception of memoir) whose work recalls that of Richard J. Margolis, a journalist, essayist, and poet who wrote about those whose voices are seldom heard. Submit three copies of at least two writing samples totaling no more than 30 pages, a biography, and a project description by July 1. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Blue Mountain Center, Richard J. Margolis Award, c/o Margolis & Bloom,535 Boylston Street,8th Floor, Boston, MA 02116. Harry Margolis, Contact. ?

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    Comstock Review
    Muriel Craft Bailey Award

    Deadline: July 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $5
    Website: http://www.comstockreview.org
    E-mail address: poetry@comstockreview.org

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Comstock Review is given annually for a poem. Kwame Dawes will judge. Submit any number of poems of up to 40 lines each with a $5 entry fee per poem by July 1. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Comstock Review, Muriel Craft Bailey Award,4956 St. John Drive, Syracuse, NY 13215. Betsy Anderson and Michael A. Sickler, Managing Editors.

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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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