Poetry Contests


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  • Rookie - 0 Points P.j. Reed (4/19/2014 6:14:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Lost Tower Publications are collecting work to be published in a new Poetry anthology inspired by looking eastwards to Asia. This is free to enter with the best contributions being chosen for publication. The competition will close for entries in June 2014.

    Poems can be up to 70 lines
    Poems can be of any form or style
    Poems must celebrate Eastern culture, either the Far East or Middle East. Poems can be about holidays you have had while visiting the East, what its like to live in Asia or anything to do with Asian culture.
    Pictures must be in black and white only and must evoke the concept of Eastern Culture

    For further information visit our website on: http://losttowerpublications.jigsy.com/eastern-voices

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    • V P Mahur (4/20/2014 11:21:00 AM) Post reply

      Dear Rainbow, There is no option of submitting a poem into the contest. Please tell me how I can enter into this contest.

  • Rookie - 0 Points Extra Person (4/18/2014 1:50:00 PM) Post reply

    I want to see How much poetry is readen by me. Where i can to see it?

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/18/2014 1:49:00 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 (4/18/2014 1:49:00 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 (4/18/2014 1:49:00 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.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/18/2014 1:48:00 AM) Post reply

    Marsh Hawk Press
    Poetry Prize

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

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by Marsh Hawk Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Brenda Hillman will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 84 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Marsh Hawk Press, Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 206, East Rockaway, NY 11518. Sandy McIntosh, Publisher.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/18/2014 1:48:00 AM) Post reply

    The Ledge
    Poetry Award

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.theledgemagazine.com
    E-mail address: info@theledgemagazine.com

    A prize of $1,000 and publication in the Ledge is given annually for a poem. Submit up to three poems of any length with a $15 entry fee ($4 for each additional poem) by April 30. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    The Ledge, Poetry Award,40 Maple Avenue, Bellport, NY 11713. Timothy Monaghan, Publisher.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/17/2014 5:56:00 AM) Post reply

    Ashland Poetry Press
    Richard Snyder Publication Prize

    Deadline: April 30,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.ashlandpoetrypress.com

    A prize of $1,000, publication by Ashland Poetry Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. The winner is also invited to give a reading at Ashland University. Angie Estes will judge. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by April 30. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Ashland Poetry Press, Richard Snyder Publication Prize, Ashland University, Ashland, OH 44805. Sarah Wells, Managing Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/17/2014 5:55:00 AM) Post reply

    Arrowhead Regional Arts Council
    Fellowships and Grants

    Deadline: April 25,2014
    Website: http://www.aracouncil.info
    E-mail address: info@aracouncil.org

    Individual Artist Fellowships of $5,000 are given annually to Minnesota writers, and Career Development Grants of up to $3,000 are given twice a year to Minnesota writers to pursue a specific arts opportunity. Poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who are U.S. citizens, at least 18 years of age, and have lived in Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, or St. Louis counties in northeastern Minnesota for at least six months are eligible. Students enrolled full-time in a degree-granting program are ineligible for the Individual Artist Fellowships; students enrolled full-time in a degree-granting program related to the arts are ineligible for the Career Development Grants. For both awards, submit up to 15 pages of poetry or prose, a description of the work sample, an application, a project description of up to three pages, and a résumé of up to two pages by April 25. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, Fellowships and Grants, Marshall Professional Building,1301 Rice Lake Road, Suite 120, Duluth, MN 55811. (800) 569-8134. Robert DeArmond, Executive Director.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (4/17/2014 5:52:00 AM) Post reply

    Sixfold
    Poetry and Short Story Awards

    Deadline: April 23,2014
    Entry Fee: $3
    Website: http://www.sixfold.org
    E-mail address: sixfold@sixfold.org

    Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Sixfold are given quarterly for a group of poems and a short story. Using the online submission system, submit up to five poems totaling no more than 10 pages or up to 20 pages of prose with a $3 entry fee by April 23. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Sixfold, Poetry and Short Story Awards,28 Farm Field Ridge Road, Sandy Hook, CT 06482. (203) 491-0242. Garrett Doherty, Publisher.

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