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  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/19/2014 10:49:00 AM) Post reply

    Mexico
    Fil Prize in Romance Languages

    Deadline: June 22,2014
    Website: http://www.fil.com.mx/ingles/i_default.asp
    E-mail address: filny@aol.com

    A prize of $150,000 is given annually to honor a poet, a fiction writer, or a creative nonfiction writer who writes in Catalan, French, Galician, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, or Spanish. The prize is awarded by a consortium of Mexican government agencies, banks, and universities. Cultural or educational institutions or groups interested in literature may nominate a candidate; individuals may not apply. Submit the writer's curriculum vitae and a letter of support by June 22. There is no entry fee. Call or e-mail for complete guidelines.

    Mexico, FIL Prize in Romance Languages, Guadalajara International Book Fair, Avenida Alemania 1370, Guadalajara,44190 Jalisco, Mexico. (212) 650-7925. David Unger, U.S. Coordinator. ?

  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/19/2014 10:49:00 AM) Post reply

    Literary Arts
    Oregon Literary Fellowships

    Deadline: June 27,2014
    Website: http://www.literary-arts.org
    E-mail address: susan@literary-arts.org

    Fellowships of $2,500 each are given annually to Oregon writers to initiate, develop, or complete literary projects in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. In addition, one Women Writers Fellowship of $2,500 is given annually to an Oregon woman writer of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction whose work explores experiences of race, class, physical disability, or sexual orientation. Submit three copies of up to 15 pages of poetry or 25 pages of prose by June 27. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Literary Arts, Oregon Literary Fellowships,925 SW Washington Street, Portland, OR 97205. (503) 227-2583, ext.107. Susan Denning, Program Director. ?

  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/19/2014 10:48:00 AM) Post reply

    Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund
    Individual Artist Grants for Women

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://demingfund.org

    Grants of $500 to $1,500 each are given twice yearly to feminist writers who are citizens of the United States or Canada. The current round of grants will be awarded to women poets and creative nonfiction writers. Submit three copies of a manuscript of up to 20 pages, a project description, a budget, and a résumé with a $25 entry fee during the month of June. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Individual Artist Grants for Women, P.O. Box 309, Wilton, NH 03086. Susan Pliner, Executive Director.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/19/2014 10:48:00 AM) Post reply

    ABZ Press
    First Book Prize

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $30
    Website: http://abzpress.sharepoint.com
    E-mail address: editor@abzpress.onmicrosoft.com

    A prize of $1,000, publication by ABZ Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a first poetry collection. Gregory Orr will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 76 pages with a $30 entry fee between May 1 and June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    ABZ Press, First Book Prize, P.O. Box 2746, Huntington, WV 25727. (304) 638-5701. John McKernan, Editor.

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    Barrow Street Press
    Book Prize

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

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Barrow Street Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Denise Duhamel will judge. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee ($28 for electronic submissions) by June 30. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Barrow Street Press, Book Prize, P.O. Box 1558, Kingston, RI 02881. ?

  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/19/2014 10:47:00 AM) Post reply

    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.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/17/2014 11:12:00 AM) Post reply

    The Poetry Box International Silver Cup Trophy Annual Poetry Award 2014

    Theme: Dark, Gothic, Supernatural, Romantic, Surreal, Fantasy, Speculative, Satire Poems
    Categories: All Ages
    Judge: LK Robinson - Editor: The Poetry Box Dark & Horror Poetry Magazine Monthly
    Prizes: 1st Prize - The beautiful and engraved Silver Cup Trophy, a Decorative Award-Winner Certificate, Publication and Free Copy of the Special ‘Winners & Finalists Edition’ of the Magazine, Publication on a Special ‘Winners’ page on The Poetry Box website.2nd and 3rd Prizes £50 and £30 respectively, Decorative Award-Winner Certificate, Publication and Free Copy as 1st Prize above. There will also be several ‘Judge’s Special
    Commendation Awards’ and ‘Highly-Commended Awards’ also receiving Decorative Award-Winner Certificates and Publication and Free Copy as per 1st Prize.
    Entry: 1 x Poem = £5.00,3 x Poems = £10.00,4 x Poems = £14.00 – Entry Fee Payable by Cheque To: LK Robinson - or via Paypal.

    For full details and to print out an Entry Form: www.ThePoetryBox.co.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/17/2014 11:07:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    The London Magazine's Poetry Competition 2014.

    Judged by Hugh Dunkerley and Michael O’Neill.
    1st Prize: £200 (and published in a future issue of The London Magazine)
    2nd Prize: £150 (and published on The London Magazine website)
    3rd Prize: £100 (and published on The London Magazine website)
    Entry fee: £5 - entries by 30th June 2014
    Winning entries will be invited to a TLM event to announce the winners.

    For further details, rules and entry form visit: http://thelondonmagazine.org/tlm-competition/the-london-magazines-poetry-competition-2014/

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    2014 CALYX Flash Fiction Contest (No Entry Fee)

    Submission Deadline: June 30,2014 theme: Make Us Laugh
    CALYX Press is devoted to promoting fine art and literature by women writers. We ask that all submissions be from women-identified writers who are 18+, please.
    The theme is considered a launch point, not a strict prompt. Wild interpretation is encouraged.
    Submissions must be 250 or less. Poetry, prose, monologues and plays are all accepted.
    This is an online competition, so there’s no need to send a hardcopy manuscript. Just visit the submissions site at calyxpress.org to enter.
    The submissions must be new and unpublished.
    The writer will retain all property and copyright laws concerning their submitted work.
    By entering this contest, writers understand that they are granting CALYX Press temporary publishing rights and electronic archiving rights.
    Multiple entries are accepted.
    Submissions will be accepted until June 30,2014 at midnight.
    The top 3 contestants will be published on our site. All participants will receive the satisfaction of contributing to the world of amazing art created by powerful women.

    For full guidelines, visit calyxpress.org, or email us at info@calyxpress.org with the subject " Online Contest"

  • Poemhunter Moderator (6/17/2014 11:06:00 AM) Post reply

    BATTERED MOONS POETRY COMPETITION for UK residents.

    Adjudicators: DAVID MORLEY and Cristina Navazo-Eguía Newton. The 3 winners and 4 commended poets will be invited to read their poems at the Swindon Festival of Poetry on Saturday 4th October, when David Morley will hand out prizes and read his work.
    1st £500 Second: £300 Third: £100 Commendations: £25 x4 Entry fee: £5 for first poem and £3.50 thereafter.
    Winning and commended poems will appear in the Battered Moons Poetry Pamphlet and website. Supported by Arts Council England, Artswords, and Swindon Festival of Poetry.

    Website: http://batteredmoons.com/

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