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  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/19/2014 2:18:00 AM) Post reply

    Westhope College, Open Poetry Competition.

    Deadline: 1st September 2014
    First prize: £200,2nd £100,3rd £50,4th £25. Entry fee: £4 & £2, no limit
    Poems in English, any subject, up to 40 lines, two copies required please.
    Contact: Entry form if required, available from website - www, westhope.org.uk
    Postal entries to Westhope College, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9JL
    Results night party Wednesday 1st October 2014 at Westhope College.

    Entry form available from website link to: - www.westhope.org.uk
    The poem submission form is on: - http://westhopecollegepoetrycompetition.com/submit.php
    Online payment is via: - http://westhopecollegepoetrycompetition.com/submit.php
    So payment can be made through their website, or by cheque, or by credit card via Westhope 01584 861293.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/19/2014 2:16:00 AM) Post reply

    The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is an annual celebration of outstanding poetry and short fiction from around the world. Championing and supporting emerging and established writers and poets, the award provides an opportunity for them to showcase their work to an international audience.
    Deadline for submissions: 31 August 2014
    Short Fiction Winner: £500
    Poetry Winner: £500
    A selection of books for both winners
    Publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual for both winners and all finalists
    Entry fee: £10 permits the submission of two works into one category.
    see website for details - www.aestheticamagazine.com

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/19/2014 2:16:00 AM) Post reply

    Portico Brotherton Poetry Prize

    Two categories: Open (Over 16s) and Young (Under 18s)
    Open Category: First prize: £250 Second prize: £150 Third prize: £100
    Entry fee £5 plus 2.50 per extra poem
    Judges: Professor John Whale, University of Leeds (Open)
    Dr Paul Maddern, University of Leeds (Young)
    Young Category: First, Second and Third Prize: Book Token
    Free entry

    For further details, rules and entry form visit: http://www.theportico.org.uk/prizes

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/19/2014 2:16:00 AM) Post reply

    Contests for Blue Lyra Review

    (Guidelines and Submission link here http://bluelyrareview.com/submissions/contests/)

    (3) Blue Lyra Flash Fiction Prize – 1000 word max. Judge: Stefanie Freele, author of Surrounded by Water. $9 per entry, $15 with anthology. July 1 – Aug 31.
    (4) Blue Lyra Poetry Prize – 65 line max. Judge: Katherine E. Young, author of Day of the Border Guards. Guidelines online & Submittable link. Prize: $100 per category. $9/3 entries, $15 with anthology. $9 per entry, $15 with anthology. July 1 – Aug 31.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/19/2014 2:15:00 AM) Post reply

    SENTINEL LITERARY QUARTERLY POETRY COMPETITION

    Closing Date: 31-August-2014
    For original, previously unpublished poems in English Language, on any subject, in any style up to 50 lines long. This competition is open to all poets regardless of nationality, living anywhere in the world. Judge: Will Daunt.
    Prizes: £200 (First) , £75 (Second) , £50 (Third) , £20 x 3 (High Commendation) .
    The winners and commended poems will receive first publication in Sentinel Literary Quarterly magazine.
    Fees: £4/1, £7/2, £9/3, £11/ 4, £12/5, £16/7, and £22 for 10 poems.

    Enter online and pay securely by PayPal or print out an Entry Form for postal entries at:
    www.sentinelquarterly.com/competitions/poetry
    Or send your poems with a cover note titled ‘Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition August 2014’, together with a cheque/postal order for the applicable payment in favour of SENTINEL POETRY MOVEMENT to: Sentinel Poetry Movement, Unit 136,113-115 George Lane, South Woodford, London E18 1AB, United Kingdom

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/15/2014 8:52:00 AM) Post reply

    Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition

    Closing Date: 31st August,2014.
    Prizes: £200 (First) , £75 (Second) , £50 (Third) , £20 x 3 (High Commendation) .
    The winners and commended poems will receive first publication in Sentinel Literary Quarterly magazine.
    Fees: £4/1, £7/2, £9/3, £11/ 4, £12/5, £16/7, and £22 for 10 poems.
    For original, previously unpublished poems in English Language, on any subject, in any style up to 50 lines long. This competition is open to all poets regardless of nationality, living anywhere in the world. Judge: Will Daunt.
    Enter online and pay securely by PayPal or print out an Entry Form for postal entries at:
    sentinelquarterly.com/poetry
    Or send your poems with a cover note titled 'Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition August 2014', together with a cheque/postal order for the applicable payment in favour of SENTINEL POETRY MOVEMENT to: Sentinel Poetry Movement, Unit 136,113-115 George Lane, South Woodford, London E18 1AB, United Kingdom.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/15/2014 8:50:00 AM) Post reply

    YOUNG CATEGORY (Under 18s)

    Closing date: 31st August 2014
    Prizes: 1st: book tokens,2nd: book tokens,3rd: book tokens
    Entry fee: Free
    Poems, up to 40 lines, in English

    Email: poetry@theportico.org.uk
    For full entry rules and conditions on both Catagories see: theportico.org.uk/prizes/poetry-prizes

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/15/2014 8:49:00 AM) Post reply

    The Portico Brotherton Poetry Prize 2014

    OPEN CATEGORY (Over 16s)
    Closing date: 31st August 2014
    Prizes: 1st: £250,2nd: £150,3rd: £100.
    Entry fee: £5 for the first poem, £2.50 per extra poem
    Write a poem on 'Conflict and Community'. You may want to focus on particular conflicts and their effect on community or writer from the perspective of an individual experiencing conflict. Poems, up to 40 lines, in English

    Email: poetry@theportico.org.uk

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/15/2014 8:47:00 AM) Post reply

    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.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (8/15/2014 8:47:00 AM) Post reply

    Sustainable Arts Foundation
    Writing Awards

    Deadline: August 31,2014
    Entry Fee: $10
    Website: http://www.sustainableartsfoundation.org

    Up to five awards of $6,000 each and up to five Promise Awards of $2,000 each are given twice yearly to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers with children. Writers with at least one child under the age of 18 are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit up to 10 poems totaling no more than 25 pages or up to 25 pages of prose with a biography, an artist statement, a curriculum vitae, a project statement, and a $10 entry fee by August 31. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

    Sustainable Arts Foundation, Writing Awards,1032 Irving Street #609, San Francisco, CA 94122.

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