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    String Poet
    Poetry Competition

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

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in String Poet will be given annually for a poem. Composer Judith Shatin will also compose an original piece of music inspired by the winning poem, to be performed at the awards ceremony. David Yezzi will judge. Submit up to five poems of no more than 40 lines each with a $15 entry fee by May 20. All entries will be considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    String Poet, Poetry Competition, The Long Island Violin Shop,8 Elm Street, Huntington, NY 11746. Annabelle Mosley, Founder.

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    New Letters
    Literary Awards

    Deadline: May 18,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.newletters.org/writers-wanted
    E-mail address: newletters@umkc.edu

    Three prizes of $1,500 each and publication in New Letters are given annually for a group of poems, a short story, and an essay. Submit three to six poems or up to 8,000 words of prose with a $15 entry fee ($18 for electronic submissions) , which includes a subscription to New Letters, by May 18. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    New Letters, Literary Awards,5101 Rockhill Road, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO 64110. (816) 235-1169. Ashley Kaine, Contest Manager.

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    Academy of American Poets
    Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize

    Deadline: May 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $75
    Website: http://www.poets.org/awards
    E-mail address: awards@poets.org

    A prize of $25,000 is given annually for a poetry collection by a living U.S. poet published in the United States during the previous year. A jury of three poets will select the winner. Publishers may submit four copies of a book published in 2013 with a $75 entry fee by May 15. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Academy of American Poets, Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize,75 Maiden Lane, Suite 901, New York, NY 10038. (212) 274-0343. Patricia Guzman, Programs Assistant. ?

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    Lynx House Press
    Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry

    Deadline: May 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $28
    Website: http://www.lynxhousepress.org
    E-mail address: lynxhousepress@gmail.com

    A prize of $2,000 and publication by Lynx House Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $28 entry fee by May 15. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Lynx House Press, Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry,420 West 24th Avenue, Spokane, WA 99203. (509) 624-4894. Christopher Howell, Editor.

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    Ploughshares
    Emerging Writer's Contest

    Deadline: May 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $24
    Website: http://www.pshares.org
    E-mail address: pshares@emerson.edu

    Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Ploughshares are given annually for a poem or group of poems, a short story, and an essay. Writers who have not published a book or chapbook are eligible. Submit three to five poems or up to 6,000 words of prose with a $24 entry fee (there is no entry fee for current subscribers) , which includes a subscription to Ploughshares, by May 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Ploughshares, Emerging Writer's Contest,120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116. (617) 824-3757. Ellen Duffer, Interim Managing Editor.

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    Iowa Review
    Jeff Sharlet Award

    Deadline: May 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.iowareview.org
    E-mail address: iowa-review@uiowa.edu

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Iowa Review will be given annually for a work of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction by a U.S. military veteran or an active duty service member. Anthony Swofford will judge. Submit up to 20 pages of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction with a $15 entry fee (fee waivers are available upon request) by May 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Iowa Review, Jeff Sharlet Award,308 English-Philosophy Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242. (319) 335-0462. Lynne Nugent, Managing Editor.

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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.

  • Freshman - 1,433 Points Noel Ofuyatan (5/8/2014 12:45:00 PM) Post reply

    i want to goin the contest

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    Academy of American Poets
    James Laughlin Award

    Deadline: May 15,2014
    Website: http://www.poets.org/awards
    E-mail address: awards@poets.org

    A prize of $5,000 is given annually for a second book of poetry by a U.S. poet. Copies of the winning book are purchased and distributed to approximately 5,000 members of the Academy of American Poets. U.S. publishers may submit four copies of a manuscript that has come under contract and will be published by June 1,2014, by May 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Academy of American Poets, James Laughlin Award,75 Maiden Lane, Suite 901, New York, NY 10038. (212) 274-0343, ext.13. Patricia Guzman, Programs Assistant.

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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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