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  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/29/2014 9:13:00 AM) Post reply

    Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition 2014

    Details:

    Closing Date: 31-Aug-14
    For original, previously unpublished poems in English Language, on any subject, in any style up to 50 lines long.
    Judge: Will Daunt.
    Prizes: £200 (First) , £75 (Second) , £50 (Third) , £20 x 3 (High Commendation) .
    The winners and commended poems will receive first publication in Sentinel Literary Quarterly magazine.
    Entry Fee: £4/1, £7/2, £9/3, £11/ 4, £12/5, £16/7, and £22 for 10 poems

    Enter online and pay securely by PayPal or print out an Entry Form for postal entries at: www.sentinelquarterly.com/competitions/poetry
    Or send your poems with a cover note titled 'Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition August 2014', together with a cheque/postal order for the applicable payment in favour of SENTINEL POETRY MOVEMENT to: Sentinel Poetry Movement, Unit 136,113-115 George Lane, South Woodford, London E18 1AB, United Kingdom

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/29/2014 9:12:00 AM) Post reply

    The Portico Brotherton Poetry Prize 2014

    Details:

    Closing Date: 31-Aug-14
    Prizes offered in two categories for a poem on 'Conflict and Community'.
    Entries may want to focus on particular conflicts and their effect on a community or write from the perspective of an individual experiencing conflict.

    OPEN CATEGORY (Over 16s) .
    Judge: Prof. John Whale.
    Prizes: 1st: £250,2nd: £150,3rd: £100.
    Poems, up to 40 lines, in English.

    YOUNG CATEGORY (Under 18s) .
    Judge: Dr. Paul Maddern.
    Prizes: 1st: book tokens,2nd: book tokens,3rd: book tokens.
    Poems, up to 40 lines, in English.
    Entry Fee: £5 for the first poem, £2.50 per extra poem; FREE for YOUNG category

    poetry@theportico.org.uk. For full entry rules and conditions see: www.theportico.org.uk/prizes/poetry-prize

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/29/2014 9:09:00 AM) Post reply

    FAW Tasmania Poetry Prize

    Closing date: 31 August 2014
    Prizes: 1st $150; 2nd $50.
    For an original, unpublished poem no more than 60 lines.
    Entry fee: $5 per poem.
    Payable: Cheque, Postal order
    Enter: Postal

    Post entries to: FAW Tasmania Inc. PO Box 234, North Hobart, Tasmania 7002.
    For details press: http://fawtas.org.au/competitions/?utm_source=AP+general+mailout+-+past+and+present+members&utm_campaign=86dbdc2c9a-This_Week_in_Australian_Poetry_2012_02_102_19_2012&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ca0c6fa8f7-86dbdc2c9a-296028165

  • Mohammad Skati Veteran Poet - 3rd Stage (8/29/2014 7:59:00 AM) Post reply

    I hope that Poemhunter will have their pretty contest like the one in 2013. Thanks.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/29/2014 2:59:00 AM) Post reply

    RHiNO Poetry Founder's Prize 2015

    1st Prize - 1 winner will receive $300 and publication in the 2015 issue.
    2nd Prize - 2 runners-up will receive $50 and publication in the 2015 issue.
    The poems selected will be posted to our website. Send up to 5 unpublished poems (no more than 5 pages total) .

    GUiDELiNES
    Submission Dates: September 1 - October 31 — MUST BE POSTMARKED OR TiMESTAMPED.
    $10 Entry Fee.
    Submissions must include a cover letter listing your name, address, email address and/or telephone number as well as titles of the poems.
    No identifying information should be on the poems.
    Manuscripts will not be returned.
    if mailing, include a SASE for notification of each.
    Label your contest submission: “Founders’ Contest.”
    All contest submissions will also be considered for regular publication in the 2015 edition of RHiNO.
    Winner and runners-up will be announced on our website: www.rhinopoetry.org

    MAiLiNG ADDRESS
    RHiNO, The Poetry Forum
    P.O. Box 591
    Evanston, iL 60204

    E-SUBMiSSiONS
    www.rhinopoetry.org

  • Mohammad Skati Veteran Poet - 3rd Stage (8/28/2014 9:57:00 AM) Post reply

    Dear members, do you know if there is any poetry contest made by Poemhunter in 2014?Thanks.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/28/2014 8:41:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Red Mountain Press
    Poetry Prize

    Deadline: September 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $27
    Website: http://www.redmountainpress.us
    E-mail address: redmtnpress@gmail.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Red Mountain Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 72 pages with a $30 entry fee ($27 for electronic submissions) by September 15. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Red Mountain Press, Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 32205, Santa Fe, NM 87594. Devon Ross, Publisher.

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  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/28/2014 8:40:00 AM) Post reply

    Farmingdale State College
    Paumanok Poetry Award

    Deadline: September 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.farmingdale.edu/academics/arts-sciences/english/paumanokpoetryaward.shtml
    E-mail address: margery.brown@farmingdale.edu

    A prize of $1,500 and travel and lodging expenses to give a reading at Farmingdale State College is given annually for a group of poems. Submit three to five published or unpublished poems totaling no more than 10 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 15. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Farmingdale State College, Paumanok Poetry Award, English Department,2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735. (631) 420-2645. Margery Brown, Director.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/28/2014 8:39:00 AM) Post reply

    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.

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