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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.

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    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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    Manchester Metropolitan University
    Poetry and Fiction Prizes

    Deadline: August 29,2014
    Entry Fee: $28
    Website: http://www.manchesterwritingcompetition.co.uk
    E-mail address: writingschool@mmu.ac.uk

    Two prizes of £10,000 (approximately $16,592) each are given annually for a group of poems and a short story. Submit three to five poems, totaling no more than 120 lines, or a story of up to 2,500 words with a £17 (approximately $28) entry fee by August 29. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Manchester Metropolitan University, Poetry and Fiction Prizes, HLSS Finance Office, John Dalton Building, Chester Street, Manchester M15 5GD, England.

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    Indiana Review
    " 1/2 K" Prize

    Deadline: August 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://indianareview.org

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Indiana Review is given annually for a poem or a piece of flash fiction of up to 500 words. Carol Guess will judge. Submit up to three poems or pieces of flash fiction of up to 500 words each with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Indiana Review, by August 15. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Indiana Review, " 1/2 K" Prize, Ballantine Hall 529,1020 East Kirkwood Avenue, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Britt Ashley, Editor.

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    Arcadia
    Ruby Irene Poetry Chapbook Prize

    Deadline: August 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.arcadiamagazine.org/contests
    E-mail address: arcadia@arcadiamagazine.org

    A prize of $1,000, publication by Arcadia, and 25 author copies is given annually for a poetry chapbook. Submit a manuscript of 15 to 35 pages with a $20 entry fee by August 15. All entries are considered for publication. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Arcadia, Ruby Irene Poetry Chapbook Prize,9616 Nicholas Road, Oklahoma City, OK 73120.

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    PEN Center USA
    Emerging Voices Fellowships

    Deadline: August 11,2014
    Entry Fee: $10
    Website: http://www.penusa.org
    E-mail address: ev@penusa.org

    Fellowships of $1,000 each are given annually to emerging poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who lack access to financial and creative support. Each fellow participates in an eight-month mentorship in Los Angeles with a professional writer, as well as classes at the UCLA Extension Writers' Program, public readings, and other programming. Housing is not provided. Writers who do not have significant publication credits, are not enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate writing program, and do not hold a graduate writing degree are eligible. Submit up to 10 pages of poetry or 20 pages of prose, a curriculum vitae, a federal tax return summary, and at least two letters of recommendation with a $10 entry fee by August 11. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    PEN Center USA, Emerging Voices Fellowships,269 South Beverly Drive, #1163, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. (323) 424-4939. Libby Flores, Program Manager.

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    The Manchester Poetry Prize 2014

    The 2014 Manchester Poetry Prize will award a cash prize of £10,000 to the writer of the poems submitted. All entrants are asked to submit a portfolio of three to five poems (total maximum line length: 120) . The poems can be on any subject, and in any style, but must be new work, not previously published or currently under consideration elsewhere.

    First Prize: £10,000
    Entry Fee: £ £17.50

    If you have any queries, or would like to be sent a printed entry pack for postal submission, contact the Manchester Writing School at MMU, on: +44 (0) 161 247 1787/1797; writingschool@mmu.ac.uk.

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    Saveas Writers' International Writing Competition 2014 - Reflections on the Great War

    Entries are invited of short works of poetry or prose 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.
    Poetry judge: Marilyn Donovan.
    First Prize £50, Second Prize £30, Third Prize £20.
    Poems: maximum length 50 lines. Your name must not appear on your hard copies but please include a covering letter with your name, contact details, and titles of the entries.
    Entry Fee: £2 per poem
    Send hard copies to: Luigi Marchini, Chairman, SaveAs Writers,35 Spillett Close, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8QP. Payment to be sent to the above address. Cheques payable to 'SaveAs Writers.' Electronic entries to be sent to saveas@hotmail.co.uk
    and headed 'poetry' or 'prose.' Electronic payments to be made via Paypal and to incur 50p administration charge.

    For more details visit: www.saveaswriters.co.uk

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