Posts Tagged ‘poetry prize’

Grayson Books Poetry Prize 2014

6 July 2014

The 2014 Grayson Books Poetry Prize, open to all poets writing in English, is accepting submissions!

Deadline is Aug. 15th, 2014. Use below link to submission manager for electronic submission or visit our website:

or send with your fee of $25 to Grayson Books, PO 270549, West Hartford, CT 06127. If sending by mail, include two cover pages (one with complete contact info, one with no contact info) along with your 50-80 page manuscript, and SASE for results.

Winner will be awarded $1,000, publication, and 10 copies. Simultaneous submissions acceptable if we are notified immediately on acceptance elsewhere. Dick Allen, Connecticut State Poet Laureate and author of eight poetry collections, is our judge.

Visit the website: http://www.graysonbooks.com/co/article-submission.aspx

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The Georgia Review announces the Loraine Williams Poetry Prize

6 April 2014

Postmark deadline/Online submission deadline: May 15, 2014

The Georgia Review announces the second annual Loraine Williams Poetry Prize

—$1,000 and publication in The Georgia Review for a single poem,

originally written in English and never before published either in print or online.

The submission period is April 1, 2014–May 15, 2014,

with the winning poem to be announced on August 15, 2014.

Current subscribers may enter free of charge;

nonsubscribers may begin a subscription at the time of entry

—$35 for four issues, which is $5 off the regular price

—or pay an entry fee of $15. 

The Georgia Review editors will judge.

Poems may be submitted electronically or by post.

For full submission details, visit www.thegeorgiareview.com

2014 Mind Magazine INSIGHT Poetry Prize Competition

25 March 2014

 $300 for first prize, $150 for second prize, and $50 each for three honorable mentions. 

Winners will be published in Mind Magazine’s top talent showcase section. 

All poems submitted will be considered for standard publication. 

Submit 1–3 unpublished poems, up to three pages each. 

Entry fee $10, check or money order to:

Mind Magazine, PO Box 387, O’Brien, OR 97534;

or via PayPal to mindmagazinestore@gmail.com

Deadline for all entries is August 15th, 2014. 

Winner will be announced in September, 2014. 

The Mind Magazine 2014 INSIGHT Poetry Prize Competition

will be judged by award winning poet Michael Spring and Editor-in-chief Rich Norman. 

For more information visit http://www.mindmagazine.net/

Patricia Goedicke Prize in Poetry

7 March 2014

Judged by Juliana Spahr

The Patricia Goedicke Prize in Poetry seeks to highlight work that showcases an authentic voice, a boldness of form, and a rejection of functional fixedness. The winner, chosen by a judge to be determined, will be featured in CutBank 81 and receive $500. All pieces will be considered for print publication. We look forward to reading your work!

Submissions deadline is: March 15, 2014. Submissions are accepted through our online submission manager only. The $17 contest entry fee includes a one-year subscription to CutBank and covers the reading of a single submission in a single genre. Submit up to five poems. Please submit only once per genre, though writers are permitted to submit in multiple genres.

 Please include a short cover letter that mentions your address (where your subscription will be sent), phone number, and email address, as well as the title of your work. Please include the author’s name on the manuscript—names will be removed from the pool of submissions that goes before our contest judges. Current subscribers must submit the same $17 fee, and their CutBank subscriptions will be extended by one year. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please withdraw your submission via Submittable immediately should it be accepted elsewhere ( to withdraw a single poem, email us at editor.cutbank@gmail.com ). We are unable to offer refunds.

Entrants will be notified of their submission status no later than May 15, 2014. One winner will receive a $500 award and publication in CutBank 81, our summer 2014 issue. Winners will be required to complete a W-9 form to receive payment. All manuscripts are considered for publication in CutBank. All rights to selected manuscripts revert to the author upon publication. The author grants their permission to have their work electronically archived as part of CutBank 81 in EBSCO International’s subscription-based research database. Current University of Montana students and faculty and former CutBank staff are not eligible for the awards.

Visit the website:  http://www.cutbankonline.org/submit/contests/

The Annual Gulf Coast Prizes: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

4 March 2014

Enter to win the annual Gulf Coast Prizes, judged by Andrea Barrett (Fiction), John D’Agata (Nonfiction), and Rachel Zucker (Poetry). Be sure to get your entries in before the March 15th, 2014 deadline!

The contest awards publication and $1,500 each to the best poem, essay, and short story, as well as $250 to two honorable mentions in each genre. The winners will appear in Gulf Coast 27.1, due out in Fall 2014, and all entries will be considered for paid publication on our website as Online Exclusives. To view past winners and judges, please visit here.

The entry fee includes a year-long subscription to Gulf Coast. The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2014. Click here for how to enter.

About the 2014 Gulf Coast Prize Judges

Andrea Barrett will judge the 2014 Gulf Coast Prize in Fiction. Andrea Barrett teaches writing at Williams College and lives in North Adams, Massachusetts, with her husband, photographer Barry Goldstein. She’s the author of six novels, most recently The Air We Breathe, and three collections of stories: Ship Fever, which received the 1996 National Book Award, Servants of the Map, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and, most recently, Archangel.

John D’Agata will judge the 2014 Gulf Coast Prize in Nonfiction. John D’Agata is the author of a few books of nonfiction, including About a Mountain and Halls of Fame, and the editor of The Lost Origins of the Essay and The Next American Essay. He teaches creative writing at the University of Iowa, where he is the director of the Nonfiction Writing Program.

Rachel Zucker will judge the 2014 Gulf Coast Prize in Poetry. Rachel Zucker is the author of seven books, most recently, Home/Birth: a poemic (co-written with Arielle Greenberg) and Museum of Accidents. She lives in New York with her husband and their three sons and teaches at New York University.

Visit the website for details on how to enter: https://gulfcoastmag.org/contests

Spoon River Poetry Review – Editors’ Prize Contest

27 January 2014

SRPR Editors’ Prize Contest

First Place Prize: $1,000, publication, and introduction written by prominent outside judge

Entry Fee: $20, includes one-year subscription to SRPR (two issues).

Deadline: April 15, 2014 (postmark)

Submission: ONLINE as well postal

SRPR (Spoon River Poetry Review) is pleased to announce the opening of our annual Editors’ Prize Contest! One winning poem will be awarded $1,000, two runners up will be awarded $100 each, and three-five honorable mentions will be selected. All winning poems, honorable mentions, and several finalists are published in the winter issue of SRPR. Please note that we are now accepting online submissions.

Recent judges include Juliana Spahr, David Baker, C.S. Giscombe and Jeanne Marie Beaumont. Judges are announced after winners are selected. Please check our new website in August for announcement of winners. For full guidelines please visit our website: http://www.srpr.org/contest.php

Pearl Editions Pearl Poetry Prize

4 June 2013
Deadline: June 30, 2013
Entry Fee: $25
A prize of $1,000 and publication by Pearl Editions is given annually for a poetry collection.
Fred Voss will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 64 pages with a $25 entry fee by June 30.
Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Pearl Editions, Pearl Poetry Prize, 3030 East Second Street, Long Beach, CA 90803. Marilyn Johnson, Editor.

Ruminate Magazine 6th Annual: 2013 Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize

27 March 2013

Ruminate Magazine invites you to enter our sixth annual Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize,

with judge Maurice Manning.

First place wins $1500 and publication in our Fall 2013 Issue.

Second place wins $500 and publication in our Fall 2013 Issue.

The entry deadline is May 1st, 2013;

entry fee is $18, which includes a copy of Ruminate’s Fall 2013 Issue.

To enter, visit our website:

http://www.ruminatemagazine.com/submit/contests/poetry-prize/

Spoon River Poetry Review Editors’ Prize Contest

6 March 2013

SRPR Editors’ Prize Contest

(http://www.srpr.org/contest.php)

First Place Prize: $1,000, publication, and introduction written by prominent outside judge

Entry Fee: $20, includes one-year subscription to SRPR (two issues).

Deadline: April 15, 2013 (postmark)

Submission: ONLINE as well postal

SRPR (Spoon River Poetry Review) is pleased to announce the opening of our annual Editors’ Prize Contest! One winning poem will be awarded $1,000, two runners up will be awarded $100 each, and three-five honorable mentions will be selected. All winning poems, honorable mentions, and several finalists are published in the winter issue of SRPR. Please note that we are now accepting online submissions.

Recent judges include David Baker, C.S. Giscombe and Jeanne Marie Beaumont. Judges are announced after winners are selected. Please check our new website in August for announcement of winners.

For full guidelines, please visit our website: http://www.srpr.org/contest.php

2012 Anderbo Poetry Prize

5 November 2012

Free to Enter!

2012 Anderbo Poetry Prize

For up to six unpublished poems
Winner receives:
$500 cash
Publication on anderbo.com

Contest Judge: Sidney Wade

Sidney Wade’s sixth collection of poems, Straits & Narrows, will be published by Persea Books in February 2013. She has served as President of AWP and Secretary/Treasurer of ALTA and has taught workshops in Poetry and Translation at the University of Florida’s MFA@FLA program since 1993. She is the poetry editor of Subtropics.

2012 Contest Assistant: Charity Burns

Charity Burns has served as the poetry editor of Anderbo since 2007. She has an MFA in creative writing from the University of Florida and now lives, writes, and teaches in New York City. Her poems have been published in such literary journals as Madison Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, and West Branch.

Deadline December 15th

Guidelines:
–Each poem should be typed on 8 1/2″ x 11″ paper with the poet’s name in the upper-right corner of every page
–Include a cover page with name, contact information and the titles of the poems submitted
–Limit six poems per poet
–Poet must not have been previously published on anderbo.com
–Mail submissions to Anderbo Poetry Prize,
  270 Lafayette Street, Suite 705, New York, NY 10012
–Postmark Deadline: December 15th, 2012
–Enclose self-addressed stamped business envelope to receive names of winner and honorable mentions
–All entries are non-returnable and will be recycled
–Reading fee is $10. Check or money order payable to Rrofihe

 Visit the website:

http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/anderprize2012.html