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    Ruminate Magazine
    Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize

    Deadline: May 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.ruminatemagazine.com
    E-mail address: editor@ruminatemagazine.org

    A prize of $1,500 and publication in Ruminate Magazine is given annually for a poem. Using the online submission system, submit up to two poems of no more than 40 lines each with a $20 entry fee by May 15. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Ruminate Magazine, Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize,1041 North Taft Hill Road, Ft. Collins, CO 80521. Brianna Van Dyke, Editor in Chief.

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    Anhinga Press
    Anhinga-Robert Dana Prize for Poetry

    Deadline: May 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.anhinga.org
    E-mail address: info@anhinga.org

    A prize of $2,000, publication by Anhinga Press, and 25 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. The winner is also invited to participate in a reading tour at select colleges in Florida. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by May 15. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Anhinga Press, Anhinga-Robert DAna Prize for Poetry, P.O. Box 3665, Tallahassee, FL 32315. (850) 577-0745. Rick Campbell, Director.

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    Georgia Review
    Loraine Williams Poetry Prize

    Deadline: May 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://garev.uga.edu

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in the Spring 2014 issue of Georgia Review will be given annually for a single poem. The editors will judge. Submit a poem of any length with a $15 entry fee (there is no fee for current subscribers) from April 1 to May 15. All entries will be considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Georgia Review, Loraine Williams Poetry Prize,706A Main Library,320 South Jackson Street, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602. Jenny Gropp Hess, Managing Editor.

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    Lost Horse Press
    Idaho Prize for Poetry

    Deadline: May 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.losthorsepress.org

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Lost Horse Press is given annually for a poetry collection by a U.S. poet. Dorianne Laux will judge. Submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $25 entry fee ($27.50 for electronic submissions) by May 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Lost Horse Press, Idaho Prize for Poetry,105 Lost Horse Lane, Sandpoint, ID 83864.

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    Maine Arts Commission
    Individual Artist Fellowships

    Deadline: May 2,2014
    Website: http://mainearts.maine.gov
    E-mail address: julie.richard@maine.gov

    A fellowship of $5,000 is given annually to a poet, a fiction writer, or a creative nonfiction writer who has lived in the state of Maine for at least two years. Using the online submission system, submit up to five poems or up to 20 pages of prose and a résumé by May 2. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Maine Arts Commission, Individual Artist Fellowships,193 State Street,25 State House Station, Augusta ME 04333. (207) 287-2710. Julie Richard, Executive Director.

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    Sow's Ear Press
    Chapbook Award

    Deadline: May 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $27
    Website: http://www.sows-ear.kitenet.net
    E-mail address: rglesman@gmail.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Sow's Ear Press with distribution to Sow's Ear Poetry Review subscribers is given annually for a poetry chapbook. The winner also receives 25 author copies. Sam Rasnake will judge. Submit a manuscript of 22 to 26 pages with a $27 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Sow's Ear Poetry Review, between March 1 and May 1. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Sow's Ear Press, Chapbook Award, P.O. Box 127, Millwood, VA 22646. (540) 955-3955. Robert Lesman, Managing Editor.

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    Sonora Review
    Nonfiction Contest

    Deadline: May 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.sonorareview.com
    E-mail address: sonorareview2@gmail.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Sonora Review will be given annually for a work of creative nonfiction. Jenny Boully will judge. Submit an essay of up to 6,000 words with a $15 entry fee by May 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Sonora Review, Nonfiction Contest, c/o Nonfiction Editorial Board, Department of English, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85719. Mike Coakley and Laura Miller, Editors in Chief.

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    Southwest Review
    David Nathan Meyerson Fiction Prize

    Deadline: May 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.smu.edu/southwestreview
    E-mail address: swr@smu.edu

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Southwest Review is given annually for a short story by a writer who has not published a book of fiction. Submit a story of up to 8,000 words with a $25 entry fee by May 1. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, call, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Southwest Review, David Nathan Meyerson Fiction Prize, P.O. Box 750374, Dallas, TX 75275. (214) 768-1037. Jennifer Cranfill, Senior Editor.

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    Wick Poetry Center
    Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize

    Deadline: May 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $28
    Website: http://www.kent.edu/wick
    E-mail address: jjewell2@kent.edu

    A prize of $2,500 and publication by Kent State University Press is given annually for a first poetry collection. The winner also gives a reading at Kent State University with the judge, who this year is Jane Hirshfield. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 70 pages with a $28 entry fee by May 1. Send an SASE, call, or visit the website for complete guidelines.
    Wick Poetry Center, Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize,301 Satterfield Hall, P.O. Box 5190, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242. (330) 672-2067. Jessica Jewell, Program Manager.

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    Leapfrog Press
    Fiction Award

    Deadline: May 1,2014
    Entry Fee: $30
    Website: http://www.leapfrogpress.com
    E-mail address: fictioncontest@leapfrogpress.com

    A prize of $1,150 and publication by Leapfrog Press is given annually for a short story collection, a novel, or a novella. Mark Brazaitis and the editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 22,000 words with a $30 entry fee by May 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Leapfrog Press, Fiction Award, P.O. Box 505, Fredonia, NY 14063. Lisa Graziano, Managing Editor.

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