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    The Bigger Picture - Reflections on the Great War

    Closing date: 23rd August 2014.
    Prizes: First Prize - £50, Second Prize - £30, Third Prize - £20.
    Entry fee: £2 per poem
    This year marks the centenary of the outset of the Great War and entries are invited of short works of poetry 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. Maximum lines-50.

    email address: saveas@hotmail.co.uk
    For more details see website: saveaswriters.co.uk/

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    Buzzwords Open Poetry Competition

    Closing date: 17th August 2014.
    Prizes: £600, £300, £50 x 5 commended.
    Fee: £4; £10/3 (postal entries): £4.35; £8.70/2; £11/3 (Paypal) . The Gloucestershire Prize- £200 (residents only) .
    Poems up to length: 70 lines.
    Sole Judge: Jonathan Davidson (will read all entries) .

    Online entry or send an SAE to Buzzwords Open Poetry Competition, Butlers, Western Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3RN buzzwords-competition

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/11/2014 7:39:00 AM) Post reply

    Nottingham Open Poetry Competition

    Closing date: 12th August,2014.
    Prizes: £300, £150, £75 10 merits of £10.
    Entry fee: £3 or £10 for four.
    Poems up to 40 lines.

    email: viv.apple@ntlworld.com
    Website: nottinghampoetrysociety.wordpress.com/

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    Gulf Coast
    Barthelme Prize for Short Prose

    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $17
    Website: http://www.gulfcoastmag.org
    E-mail address: editors@gulfcoastmag.org

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Gulf Coast is given annually for a piece of short prose. Amy Hempel will judge. Submit a prose poem, a piece of flash fiction, or a micro-essay of up to 500 words with a $17 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Gulf Coast, by August 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Gulf Coast, Barthelme Prize for Short Prose, English Department, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204. (713) 743-3223. Adrienne Perry, Editor.

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    Wag's Revue
    Summer Writers' Contest

    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Website: http://www.wagsrevue.com/submit
    E-mail address: editors@wagsrevue.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Wag's Revue is given twice yearly for a poem or group of poems, a short story, or an essay. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit up to 10 pages of poetry or up to 10,000 words of prose with a $20 entry by August 31. All entries are considered for publication. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Wag's Revue, Summer Writers' Contest,313 Sackett Street, #3, Brooklyn, NY 11231. Sandra Allen, Managing Editor.

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    Sustainable Arts Foundation
    Writing Awards

    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $10
    Website: http://www.sustainableartsfoundation.org

    Up to five awards of $6,000 each and up to five Promise Awards of $2,000 each are given twice yearly to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers with children. Writers with at least one child under the age of 18 are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit up to 10 poems totaling no more than 25 pages or up to 25 pages of prose with a biography, an artist statement, a curriculum vitae, a project statement, and a $10 entry fee by August 31. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Sustainable Arts Foundation, Writing Awards,1032 Irving Street #609, San Francisco, CA 94122.

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    Snake Nation Press
    Violet Reed Haas Prize for Poetry

    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.snakenationpress.org
    E-mail address: haasrob@yahoo.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Snake Nation Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 75 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by August 31. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Snake Nation Press, Violet Reed Haas Prize for Poetry,110 West Force Street, Valdosta, GA 31601. Roberta George, Founding Editor.

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    Utica College
    Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize

    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Website: http://www.utica.edu/nassarprize
    E-mail address: gleising@utica.edu

    A prize of $2,000 is given annually for a poetry collection by a resident of upstate New York. The winner must also give a reading and teach a master class at Utica College. Submit two copies of a book of at least 48 pages, published between July 1,2013, and June 30,2014, and a curriculum vitae by August 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Utica College, Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize, School of Arts and Sciences,1600 Burrstone Road, Utica, NY 13502. Gary Leising, Contest Coordinator.

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    Red Hen Press
    Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award

    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.redhen.org

    A prize of $3,000 and publication by Red Hen Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Douglas Kearney will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 96 pages with a $25 entry fee by August 31. Call or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Red Hen Press, Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award, P.O. Box 40820, Pasadena, CA 91114. (626) 356-4760. Kate Gale, Managing Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/6/2014 10:52:00 AM) Post reply

    Off the Grid Press
    Poetry Prize

    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://offthegridpress.net
    E-mail address: offthegridpress@gmail.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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