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  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/14/2014 10:01:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    National Poetry Competition 2014 | Closing Date: 31-Oct-14

    Details:
    The Poetry Society National Poetry Competition is an award for individual poems that are previously unpublished. Each entry remains anonymous throughout the judging process. Judges: Roddy Lumsden, Glyn Maxwell and Zoë Skoulding. First prize: £5,000. Second Prize: £2000. Third Prize: £1000. Seven Commendations: £100. The top-three winning poems are published in the Spring issue of The Poetry Review. The winners will be invited to appear at various events and festivals around the country, including Ledbury Poetry Festival.
    Entry Fee: £6 for your first poem; £3.50 for each subsequent entry. Free second entry for Poetry Society members
    Contact: For online entry, to download a postal entry form and to see full terms and conditions please visit: http://www.poetrysociety.org.uk/content/competitions/npc/

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  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/14/2014 10:01:00 AM) Post reply

    Troubadour International Poetry Prize 2014 | Closing Date: 20-Oct-14

    Details:
    Judges: Amy Wack & Neil Astley. Prizes: 1st £5,000,2nd £1,000,3rd £500, plus 20 prizes of £25 each, a spring 2015 coffee-house-poetry season-ticket plus a prize-winners' coffee-house poetry reading with Amy Wack & Neil Astley on Monday 1st December 2014 for all prize-winning poets.
    Entry Fee: £5 per poem
    Contact: For further information and entry see website: http://www.coffeehousepoetry.org/prizes/

  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/14/2014 9:59:00 AM) Post reply

    Flipped Eye Publishing
    Venture Award
    Deadline: October 17,2014
    Entry Fee: $34
    Website: http://www.flippedeye.net/venture
    E-mail address: venture@flippedeye.net
    A prize of £1,000 (approximately $1,680) and publication by Flipped Eye Publishing will be given annually for a poetry chapbook. Tara Betts will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 15 pages via e-mail with a £20 (approximately $34) entry fee by October 17. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Flipped Eye Publishing, Venture Award, P.O. Box 43771, London W14 8ZY, United Kingdom.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/14/2014 9:58:00 AM) Post reply

    Comstock Review
    Chapbook Contest
    Deadline: October 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $30
    Website: http://www.comstockreview.org
    E-mail address: poetry@comstockreview.org
    A prize of $1,000, publication by Comstock Writers Group, and 50 author copies will be given biennially for a poetry chapbook. The editors will judge. Submit a manuscript of 25 to 34 pages with a $30 entry fee, which includes a copy of the winning chapbook, by October 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Comstock Review, Chapbook Contest,4956 St. John Drive, Syracuse, NY 13215. Betsy Anderson and Michael A. Sickler, Managing Editors.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/14/2014 9:57:00 AM) Post reply

    Silverfish Review Press
    Gerald Cable Book Award
    Deadline: October 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.silverfishreviewpress.com
    E-mail address: sfrpress@earthlink.net
    A prize of $1,000, publication by Silverfish Review Press, and 25 author copies is given annually for a first poetry collection. Dorianne Laux will judge. Poets who have not published a full-length poetry collection may submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $25 entry fee, which includes a copy of the winning book, by October 15. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Silverfish Review Press, Gerald Cable Book Award, P.O. Box 3541, Eugene, OR 97403. (541) 344-5060. Rodger Moody, Series Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/14/2014 9:53:00 AM) Post reply

    Los Angeles Review
    Wild Light Poetry Contest
    Deadline: October 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.losangelesreview.org
    A prize of $1,000 and publication in Los Angeles Review is given annually for a poem. Brendan Constantine will judge. Submit up to three poems of no more than 200 lines each with a $25 entry fee by October 15. Call or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Los Angeles Review, Wild Light Poetry Contest, c/o Red Hen Press, P.O. Box 40820, Pasadena, CA 91114. (626) 356-4760. Kate Gale, Editor.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/14/2014 9:53:00 AM) Post reply

    National Federation of State Poetry Societies
    Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition
    Deadline: October 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.nfsps.com
    A prize of $1,000, publication by National Federation of State Poetry Societies Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 70 pages with a $25 entry fee ($20 for National Federation of State Poetry Societies members) by October 15. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition,3520 State Road 56, Mechanicsburg, OH 43044. Amy Jo Zook, Chair.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/14/2014 9:52:00 AM) Post reply

    Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship
    Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship
    Deadline: October 15,2014
    Website: http://www.amylowell.org
    An award of approximately $54,000 is given annually to a U.S. poet for a year of travel and study abroad. Submit two copies of either 40 pages of poetry or a published book and 20 pages of poetry, two copies of a curriculum vitae, and two copies of the required entry form by October 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
    Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship, c/o Laura Reidy, Choate, Hall & Stewart,2 International Place, Boston, MA 02110.

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  • Poemhunter Moderator (10/13/2014 10:43:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Poetry Society National Poetry Competition
    Closing date: 31st October,2014.
    Prizes: £5,000, £2,000, £1,000, seven £100 commendations.
    Entry fee: £6, £3.50 each additional.
    For poems, up to 40 lines
    Email: award@poetrysociety.org.uk
    Website: poetrysociety.org.uk/

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    • Manthra H (10/13/2014 10:45:00 PM) Post reply

      Hi, I am in Bangalore, India. Am i eligible to participate in the competition. thanks Manthra

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