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    Les Figues Press
    NOS Book Contest

    Deadline: September 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.lesfigues.com
    E-mail address: info@lesfigues.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Les Figues Press is given annually for an innovative book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction. Cross-genre collections are also eligible. Fanny Howe will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 62 to 250 pages with a $25 entry fee, which includes a book from the Les Figues Press catalogue, by September 15. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Les Figues Press, NOS Book Contest, P.O. Box 7736, Los Angeles, CA 90007. Andrew Wessels, Contact.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/28/2014 8:37:00 AM) Post reply

    Aquillrelle Poetry Contest 6,

    Full details can be found at http://www.aquillrelle.com/contestrules.htm

    A few important details:
    - contest ends 15 September 2014.
    - entry fees: 1 poem $5,2 poems $ 8, any poem from 3rd and further at $1.
    - all the entry fees will be re-distributed as prizes.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/28/2014 8:36:00 AM) Post reply

    The 25th Annual Reuben Rose Poetry Competition

    Ten honorable mentions are awarded. Prizewinners and all honorable mentions will be published in the Voices Israel 2015 Poetry Anthology.
    Poems should be unpublished.
    Entries may deal with any topic.
    - Focus need not be Jewish or Israeli
    - Challenging, humorous and/or eccentric poetry is welcome but typographical tricks are discouraged.
    Maximum length is 40 lines, including stanza breaks but not including title.
    Poems are judged without the poets' names.
    Submission period: Entries no later than September 15th,2014.

    by email to reubenrosepoetrycompetition@gmail.com
    for more details; http://www.voicesisrael.com/reubenrosecompetition.htm

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/28/2014 8:35:00 AM) Post reply

    Templar Poetry Quarterly Pamphlet Competition

    for ten to twelve pages of poetry


  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/28/2014 8:35:00 AM) Post reply

    Ealing Autumn Festival Poetry Competition 2014

    Adjudicator: George Szirtes. Winners will be announced at the Festival event on October 21st 7.30pm at Drayton Court Hotel,2 The Avenue, Ealing, London W13 8PH. Winners will be invited to read their poems. Winning poems will be published on the Festival website.
    Category 1: adults (19 years and over)
    First Prize £200, Second Prize £100, Third Prize £50. Entry fee: £5 for one poem, £2 for additional poems
    (max 4) Category 2: 18 years & under First Prize £85, Second Prize £45, Third Prize £20. First poem free, £2 for additional poems (max 4)
    Subject for both categories: Constellations

    For further details, rules & entry form visit www.ealingautumnfestival.co.uk Enquiries to info@ealingautumnfestival.co.uk or ring
    020 8567 7623.

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (8/27/2014 6:51:00 AM) Post reply

    Please let me know about the contest

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/27/2014 6:34:00 AM) Post reply

    Westhope College, Open Poetry Competition.

    Dead line: 1st September 2014
    First prize: £200,2nd £100,3rd £50,4th £25. Entry fee: £4 & £2, no limit
    Poems in English, any subject, up to 40 lines, two copies required please.
    Contact: Entry form if required, available from website - www, westhope.org.uk
    Postal entries to Westhope College, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9JL
    Results night party Wednesday 1st October 2014 at Westhope College.

    Entry form available from website link to: - www.westhope.org.uk
    The poem submission form is on: - http://westhopecollegepoetrycompetition.com/submit.php
    Online payment is via: - http://westhopecollegepoetrycompetition.com/submit.php
    So payment can be made through their website, or by cheque, or by credit card via Westhope 01584 861293.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/27/2014 6:33:00 AM) Post reply

    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

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/27/2014 6:32:00 AM) Post reply

    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
    Free entry

    For further details, rules and entry form visit: http://www.theportico.org.uk/prizes

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/27/2014 6:32:00 AM) Post reply

    Contests for Blue Lyra Review (Guidelines and Submission link here http://bluelyrareview.com/submissions/contests/)

    (3) Blue Lyra Flash Fiction Prize – 1000 word max. Judge: Stefanie Freele, author of Surrounded by Water. $9 per entry, $15 with anthology. July 1 – Aug 31.

    (4) Blue Lyra Poetry Prize – 65 line max. Judge: Katherine E. Young, author of Day of the Border Guards. Guidelines online & Submittable link. Prize: $100 per category. $9/3
    entries, $15 with anthology. $9 per entry, $15 with anthology. July 1 – Aug 31.

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