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    National Poetry Review Press
    Book Prize

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.nationalpoetryreview.com
    E-mail address: editor@nationalpoetryreview.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by National Poetry Review Press is given annually for a poetry collection. C. J. Sage will judge. Submit a manuscript of 45 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    National Poetry Review Press, Book Prize, P.O. Box 2080, Aptos, CA 95001-2080. C. J. Sage, Editor. ?

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    Matrix Magazine
    Lit POP Awards

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.matrixmagazine.org
    E-mail address: litpop2014@gmail.com

    Two prizes valued at $2,000 each will be given annually for a group of poems and a short story. The winners will receive $100, publication in Matrix Magazine, and transportation and lodging to attend the POP Montreal Festival in September 2014. Submit up to five poems or a story of no more than 3,000 words with a $25 entry fee by June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Matrix Magazine, Lit POP Awards,1455 de Maisonneuve Boulevard, LB 658, Montreal, ZC, H3G 1M8. (514) 848-2424, ext.2357. Jessica Rose Marcotte, Managing Editor.

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    Cider Press Review
    Editors' Prize Book Award

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.ciderpressreview.com

    A prize of $1,000, publication by Cider Press Review, and 25 author copies is given annually for a first or second poetry collection. The editors will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by June 30. Send an SASE, call, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Cider Press Review, Editors' Prize Book Award, P.O. Box 33384, San Diego, CA 92168. Caron Andregg, Publisher.

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    Bauhan Publishing
    May Sarton New Hampshire Book Prize

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.bauhanpublishing.com/contest

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Bauhan Publishing is given annually for a poetry collection. Gary Margolis will judge. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Bauhan Publishing, May Sarton New Hampshire Book Prize, P.O. Box 117, Peterborough, NH 03458. (603) 567-4430.

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    Autumn House Press
    Literary Prizes

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $30
    Website: http://www.autumnhouse.org
    E-mail address: info@autumnhouse.org

    Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication by Autumn House Press are given annually for a poetry collection, a book of fiction, and a book of creative nonfiction. Each winner also receives a $1,500 travel and publicity grant. Alicia Suskin Ostriker will judge in poetry, Sharon Dilworth will judge in fiction, and Dinty W. Moore will judge in nonfiction. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 80 pages of poetry or 200 to 300 pages of prose with a $30 entry fee by June 30. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Autumn House Press, Literary Prizes, P.O. Box 60100, Pittsburgh, PA 15211. Michael Simms, Editor in Chief. ?

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    Parlor Press
    New Measure Poetry Prize

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $28
    Website: http://www.parlorpress.com/freeverse

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Parlor Press in the Free Verse Editions series is given annually for a poetry collection. Jon Thompson will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 54 pages with a $28 entry fee by June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Parlor Press, New Measure Poetry Prize,3015 Brackenberry Drive, Anderson, SC 29621.

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    Omnidawn Publishing
    First/Second Book Prize

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $27
    Website: http://www.omnidawn.com

    A prize of $3,000, publication by Omnidawn Publishing, and 100 author copies is given annually for a first or second poetry collection. Timothy Donnelly will judge. Submit a manuscript of 40 to 120 pages with a $27 entry fee ($30 to receive a book from the Omnidawn catalogue) by June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Omnidawn Publishing, First/Second Book Prize,1632 Elm Avenue, Richmond, CA 94590. (510) 237-5472. Rusty Morrison and Ken Keegan, Coeditors.

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    Barrow Street Press
    Book Prize

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.barrowstreet.org
    E-mail address: infobarrow@gmail.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Barrow Street Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Denise Duhamel will judge. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee ($28 for electronic submissions) by June 30. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Barrow Street Press, Book Prize, P.O. Box 1558, Kingston, RI 02881. ?

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    ABZ Press
    First Book Prize

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $30
    Website: http://abzpress.sharepoint.com
    E-mail address: editor@abzpress.onmicrosoft.com

    A prize of $1,000, publication by ABZ Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a first poetry collection. Gregory Orr will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 76 pages with a $30 entry fee between May 1 and June 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    ABZ Press, First Book Prize, P.O. Box 2746, Huntington, WV 25727. (304) 638-5701. John McKernan, Editor.

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    Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund
    Individual Artist Grants for Women

    Deadline: June 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://demingfund.org

    Grants of $500 to $1,500 each are given twice yearly to feminist writers who are citizens of the United States or Canada. The current round of grants will be awarded to women poets and creative nonfiction writers. Submit three copies of a manuscript of up to 20 pages, a project description, a budget, and a résumé with a $25 entry fee during the month of June. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Individual Artist Grants for Women, P.O. Box 309, Wilton, NH 03086. Susan Pliner, Executive Director.

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