Archive for August 25th, 2013

The Raoul Wallenberg International Essay Competition

25 August 2013

The Raoul Wallenberg International Essay Competition
TYPE OF CONTEST: Essay Contest

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The Raoul Wallenberg International Essay Competition, jointly organised by Student Competitions, The Swedish Institute and Raoul Wallenberg’s International Foundation, is inviting all students to take part in an international essay competition. The participants are encouraged to reflect upon Raoul Wallenbergs extraordinary life and come up with creative ideas on how, through their actions, they can inspire acts of courage, tolerance and unselfishness in the world!  

ELIGIBILITY: The competition is open to all students worldwide ( Bachelor/Master/PhD), between 18-30 years of age.

RULES AND REGULATIONS: The participants are encouraged to reflect upon Raoul Wallenbergs extraordinary life and come up with creative ideas on how, through their actions, they can inspire acts of courage, tolerance and unselfishness in the world!
                                                  
PRIZE: Winners of the competition will receive the opportunity to win gift cards worth 1,000, 500 & 250 Euros!

HOW TO APPLY:

Sign up for the competition here by entering your name and email.

Reflect on Raoul Wallenberg’s life and share your thoughts on how his qualities and humanitarian spirit have encouraged you to contribute to developmental and humanitarian work.

Submit the completed competition application on the competition website by the December 31, 2013 deadline. 

DEADLINE:December 31, 2013

MORE INFORMATION: For more information click here

Visit the website: http://studentcompetitions.com/competitions/the-raoul-wallenberg-international-essay-competition/visit

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Ekphrastia Gone Wild Virtual Publication Party

25 August 2013

Save the date, Sunday September 15 at 2:00 pm (pacific) for an online publication event for Ekphrastia Gone Wild. Hear poets from the book read their work on a special Poetry Super Highway Live broadcast right here.

Ekphrastia Gone Wild: Poems Inspired by Art Now Available

Ain’t Got No Press is thrilled to announce the immediate availability of Ekphrastia Gone Wild: poems inspired by art. This anthology of ekphrastic poetry contains the work of 87 poets from all over the world, including nobel prize winning poet Wislawa Szymborska, Suzanne Lummis, Brendan Constantine, Gerald Locklin, Laurel Ann Bogen, Robert Wynne and many more. Click here to see the full list of contributors and to get your own copy.

Ekphrastia Gone Wild Cover Revealed

Head on over to our Facebook page HERE to see the brand (spanking) new cover art for our next anthology “Ekphrastia Gone Wild” which will feature poetry from a roster of 90 poets from all over the world including nobel-prize winner Wislawa Szymborska and more!

Ekphrastia Gone Wild – Submissions Now Closed

Thanks to everyone who submitted work for our upcoming anthology “Ekphrastia Gone Wild”. Submissions are now closed. We received work from hundreds of poets and will be spending the next couple of months carefully pouring through them to pull together the best possible anthology we can. We will respond to everyone who submitted so thanks in advance for your patience and stay tuned for more!

Ain’t Got No Press

Ain’t Got No Press is a small-press publisher of uniquely themed poetry anthologies such as “The Night Goes on All Night – Noir Inspired Poetry” and the Jewishly themed “A Poet’s Haggadah – Passover Through the Eyes of Poets.”  Please view our submission guidelines for information on submitting work for our upcoming anthologies.

Ekphrastia Gone Wild - Poems Inspired by Art

HUNGER MOUNTAIN CREATIVE NONFICTION PRIZE

25 August 2013

$20 ENTRY FEE
One first place winner receives $1000 and publication. Two
honorable mentions receive $100 each.

Deadline September 10, 2013.
Enter an original unpublished piece of creative nonfiction, no
more than 10,000 words.

Visit the website:
http://www.hungermtn.org/hunger-mountain-creative-nonfiction-prize/

BARTLEBY SNOPES WRITING CONTEST – DIALOGUE ONLY

25 August 2013

$10 ENTRY FEE
A minimum of $300 will be awarded, with at least $250 going to
first place and at least $10 to our four honorable mentions.
Our five finalists will also appear in Issue 11 of the magazine
due out in January 2014. Last year we awarded $585 in prize
money. For every entry over 25, an additional $5 will be awarded
to the first place story. Compose a short story entirely of
dialogue. You may use as many characters as you want. Your
entry must be under 2,000 words. Your entry does not have to
follow standard rules for writing dialogue. Your entry cannot
use any narration (this includes tag lines such as he said,
she said, etc.).

Visit the website: http://www.bartlebysnopes.com/contests.htm