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  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/24/2014 1:19:00 AM) Post reply

    There is a $30.00 entry fee for this FREESTYLE competition, which covers administrative and operating cost for the competition but the GRAND PRiZE is well worth the cost of submission!

    All SUBMiSSiONS, Contest Rules & inquiries should be made to] www.sister2sistah.myshopify.com

    The Grand Prize winner will win: The basic Sapphire Publishing Package from Outskirts Press including a typical profit margin, including standard interior black & white formatting, an iSBN number, a price-embedded barcode, unlimited wholesale printing, fulfillment & distribution via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and ingram. Paperback Format, Standard Author Webpage. Also Grand Prize Winner will be feature on S2S Facebook pg., a feature on S2S Blog Talk Radio, feature on Laura's Facebook Poetry Page, which equals = EXPOSURE! The second and third prize winner will have their poem featured on S2S Facebook Page, Laura's Poetry Page & will also be guest on S2S Blog Talk Radio.

    This is an opportunity of a lifetime for the never published or under published poet. Please make sure to follow contest rules, proof-read your work for grammatical errors, everyone who enters the contest will receive a generic response of verification.

    in recognition of National Poetry Month, Launch date April 1st,2014 end date June 30th,2014!

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/24/2014 12:52:00 AM) Post reply

    Trio House Press
    Louise Bogan Award

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.triohousepress.org
    E-mail address: tayveneese@triohousepress.org

    A prize of $1,000, publication by Trio House Press, and 20 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. The winner is also asked to serve as a part-time volunteer for Trio House Press for two years after publication. Carol Frost will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 70 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Trio House Press, Louise Bogan Award, P.O. Box 374, Sedalia, CO 80135. (978) 821-1630. Tayve Neese, Executive Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/24/2014 12:51:00 AM) Post reply

    Trio House Press
    First/Second Book Award

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.triohousepress.org
    E-mail address: tayveneese@triohousepress.org

    A prize of $1,000, publication by Trio House Press, and 20 author copies is given annually for a first or second poetry collection. The winner is also asked to serve as a part-time volunteer for Trio House Press for two years after publication. Peter Campion will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 70 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Trio House Press, First/Second Book Award, P.O. Box 374, Sedalia, CO 80135. (978) 821-1630. Tayve Neese, Executive Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/24/2014 12:51:00 AM) Post reply

    Rubery Book Award
    International Rubery Book Award

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $50
    Website: http://www.ruberybookaward.com
    E-mail address: enquiries@ruberybookaward.com

    A prize of £1,000 (approximately $1,635) will be given annually for a book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction that is self-published or published by an independent press. The winning book will also be read by a literary agent from London's MBA literary agency. Ann Evans, Pauline Morgan, and Clare Morrall will judge. Submit one copy of a book and a $50 entry fee by April 30. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Rubery Book Award, International Rubery Book Award, P.O. Box 6990, Dudley DY1 9JS, England. Heather Painter, Contact.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/24/2014 12:50:00 AM) Post reply

    Late Night Library
    Debut-litzer Prizes

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $28
    Website: http://www.latenightlibrary.org
    E-mail address: LNL@latenightlibrary.org

    Two prizes of $1,000 each are given annually for a book of poetry and a book of fiction published in the previous year. The winners will also be featured on the Late Night Library podcast series. Authors, agents, or publishers may submit two copies of a book published in North America in 2013 with a $28 entry fee by April 30. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Late Night Library, Debut-litzer Prizes,7503 SE Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, OR 97206. Paul Martone, Contact.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/24/2014 12:49:00 AM) Post reply

    Noemi Press
    Book Awards

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.noemipress.org
    E-mail address: carmen@noemipress.org

    Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication by Noemi Press are given annually for a poetry collection and a novel or short story collection. The editors will judge. Submit up to 70 pages of poetry or a fiction manuscript of any length with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Noemi Press, Book Awards, P.O. Box,1330, Mesilla Park, NM 88047. Carmen Gimenez Smith, Publisher.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/24/2014 12:49:00 AM) Post reply

    Tupelo Press
    First/Second Book Award

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $28
    Website: http://www.tupelopress.org
    E-mail address: srussell@tupelopress.org

    A prize of $3,000 and publication by Tupelo Press is given annually for a first or second poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $28 entry fee by April 30. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Tupelo Press, First/Second Book Award, P.O. Box 1767, North Adams, MA 01247. (413) 664-9611. Sarah Russell, Office Manager.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/24/2014 12:49:00 AM) Post reply

    University of Iowa Press
    Iowa Poetry Prize

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.uipress.uiowa.edu/authors/iowa-prize.htm

    Publication by University of Iowa Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 150 pages with a $20 entry fee during the month of April. Call or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    University of Iowa Press, Iowa Poetry Prize,119 West Park Road,100 Kuhl House, Iowa City, IA 52242. (319) 335-2000. James McCoy, Director.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/24/2014 12:48:00 AM) Post reply

    University of Pittsburgh Press
    Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.upress.pitt.edu
    E-mail address: press@pitt.edu

    A prize of $5,000 and publication by University of Pittsburgh Press is given annually for a first poetry collection. Poets who have not published a full-length collection of poems may submit a manuscript of 48 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee between March 1 and April 30. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    University of Pittsburgh Press, Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize,7500 Thomas Boulevard,4th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15260.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/24/2014 12:48:00 AM) Post reply

    Nimrod International Journal
    Nimrod Literary Awards

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.utulsa.edu/nimrod
    E-mail address: nimrod@utulsa.edu

    Two prizes of $2,000 each and publication in Nimrod International Journal are given annually for works of poetry and short fiction. The winners also receive transportation and lodging to attend the awards ceremony and writing conference in Tulsa in October. A runner-up in each category receives $1,000 and publication in Nimrod International Journal. U.S. writers may submit 3 to 10 pages of poetry or up to 7,500 words of fiction with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Nimrod International Journal, by April 30. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Nimrod International Journal, Nimrod Literary Awards,800 South Tucker Drive, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK 74104. (918) 631-3080. Eilis O'Neal, Editor in Chief.

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