Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize
$1500 and publication by Saturnalia Books
2010 Judge = Campbell McGrath
Manuscript must be an original work of poetry written in English.
Manuscript must be at least 48 pages in length (not including foreword material).
Authorâ€™s name and contact information must not appear on manuscript.
Manuscript must be single-sided, and securely bound with a binder clip only.
Please include a separate cover sheet containing authorâ€™s name, title of manuscript, and contact information (including email address, street address, and phone number) as well as another cover sheet with only the title.
Please include a check for $25 payable to Saturnalia Books. Entries without checks or with checks that are returned for insufficient funds will be immediately withdrawn.
Manuscripts will be accepted during the month of March only (or postmarked by April 1). Do not send via any delivery method that requires a signature.
8. No refunds will be given to any manuscripts withdrawn from the competition after April 1.
9. Former students who have studied "poetry writing" with the judge are ineligible to enter. Friends and family of the judge are also ineligible.
10. Notification will be sent to your e-mail address. Do not include a self addressed stamped envelope (sase) unless you do not have an email address. If you do, it will be discarded.
11. Contest winner will be announced in July on this site and via email. Please do not contact Saturnalia Books regarding your submission status before August 1.
Address submissions to:
105 Woodside Rd.
Ardmore, PA 19003
Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards 2010
the poetry center
passaic County Community College
Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards 2010
Allen Ginsbergâ€™s Contribution to American Literature
The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College
First Prize: $1,000
Second Prize: $200
Third Prize: $100
Winners will be asked to participate In a reading to take place in the Paterson Historic District.
Please note: The entry fee of $18.00 for the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards covers the cost of a subscription to The Paterson Literary Review. The winning poems and all Honorable Mention winners as well as Editorâ€™s Choice poems, will be published in The Paterson Literary Review.
1. Up to five poems per person will be accepted for consideration. Four copies of each poem should be submitted for distribution to the judges. No poem should be more than two manuscript pages. Since the poems will be judged anonymously, sheets which contain the poems should not have the poetâ€™s name on them; instead a separate sheet should list the poetâ€™s name, mailing address, phone number, email address and the titles of the poems. Poems cannot be returned. Please do not submit poems that imitate Allen Ginsbergâ€™s work.
2. A check for $18.00 payable to PCCC must accompany submission (in the memo section of the check write â€śPoetry Contestâ€ť). Please note there is a $45 â€śbounced checkâ€ť fee for checks that are returned for insufficient funds.
3. Only unpublished poems may be submitted to the Contest.
4. Deadline: April 1, 2010 (postmark)
5. Winners will be announced upon receiving the judgesâ€™ results, in Summer 2010.
6. Contest entrants are asked not to call the College in reference to the Contest. Winners will be notified by mail.
Winnersâ€™ names will also appear in newspaper announcements and on our website, www.pccc.edu/poetry.
Please include SASE for list of winners.
Send poems to:
Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Executive Director,
Passaic County Community College
One College Boulevard
Paterson, NJ 07505-1179
For further information, call
the Poetry Center at (973) 684-6555 or
visit our website at www.pccc.edu/poetry
2010 Tiferet Poetry Contest
TIFERET: A Journal of Spiritual Literature offers an award of $500 for a poem that invokes the sacred. We publish writing from a variety of spiritual and religious traditions. Our mission is to help reveal spirit through the written word and to promote peace in the individual and the world.
* Unpublished poems in English must be received only through our online Submissions Manager by April 1, 2010.
* To enter, please go to our Submissions Manager. Specify the genre â€śContest-Poetryâ€ť and pay the appropriate entry fee using PayPal. PayPal accepts all credit cards even if you donâ€™t have a Paypal account.
* First prize is $500 and publication in TIFERET.
* Three Honorable Mention Prizes will receive publication on our website.
* The fee is $5 for each poem entered, with a limit of 10 poems per entrant.
* Winners will be announced June 30, 2010.
* The final judge is Marie Howe.
* Eligibility: anyone who has not studied with Marie Howe in the past year. If you have studied with Marie Howe at any time in the past, please do not submit poems she saw in workshop. The initial round of judging will be done by TIFERET editors.
Passager Poetry Contest
2010 Passager Poetry Contest
FOR WRITERS OVER 50
Submit work: September 1, 2009 - April 1, 2010
Results announced for 2010 contest (projected date): July, 2010
Winner receives $300 and publication.
Honorable mentions will also be published.
* Reading fee: $20, check or money order payable to Passager
Reading fee includes a one-year, two-issue subscription to Passager.
* Submit 3-5 poems, 50 lines max. per poem
* Introduce yourself with a cover letter and brief bio.
* Include name and address on every page.
* Include a Self-Addressed, Stamped Envelope (SASE) for notification of winners.
* Poems will not be returned.
* No previously published work.
* Simultaneous submissions to other journals are okay, but please notify us if the work is accepted elsewhere.
* No email submissions, please!
If you need more information, send us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call: 410.837.6047.
Send all submissions to:
1420 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-5779
William Dunbar Book-length Poetry Contest
Deadline (postmark date) April 1, 2010
Send 48-54 pages of poetry, single-spaced, one poem per page.
Individual poems may be previously published but not as a collection.
Send by US Mail only, no mail that needs a signature at the door please, and no UPS
Carol W. Bachofner, poetry editor
12 Center Street
Rockland, ME 04841
Two title pages, one with no personal information, the other with title and poet's name only
Do not staple manuscript; use large paper clip or binder clip
Poems need not be themed but should work well together
Enclose a table of contents and an acknowledgments page, not numbered with the rest of the manuscript
Manuscript pages should be numbered sequentially in a footer which also contains the title of the manuscript (No author name in footer please)
Enclose a brief biographical note with name, address, email, phone
Enclose a brief statement about Scottish poet, William Dunbar and his influence on poems in the manuscript. (this can be the influence on as few as two of the poems)
Enclose a check or money order for $28 made payable to Heartsounds Press
SASE for notification
SASP for receipt of manuscript
Heartsounds Press will award $400 to the winner, and will publish the winning manuscript in a print run of at least 100, with 50 to the winner and the remaining available for purchase by winner at author rates.
Remaining copies will be sold on the Heartsounds
Press website, with 40% of the proceeds to the author. A nationally-known judge will be named later. Initial screening by a panel.
One runner-up in each contest may be offered publication of his/her manuscript.
NOTE: Heartsounds Press reserves the right to not award prizes or offer publication in either or both of these contests if the judges find no manuscript they deem worthy of winning.
http://www.heartsoundspressliterary.c ... ournal/Announcements.html
SHORT GRAIN (with Variations) Contest
22nd Annual SHORT GRAIN (with Variations) Contest
$6,000 in prizes!
POSTMARK dEADLINE: aPRIL 1ST, 2010
The Short Grain (with Variations) contest offers $6,000 in cash prizes for original, unpublished works. Each entrant receives a one-year (four-issue) subscription to Grain Magazine. All contest winners will also have their winning piece published in a 2010 issue of the magazine. Postmark deadline for this year's contest is April 1st, 2010.
4 prizes will be awarded in each category:
1st Prize: $ 1,250
2nd Prize: $ 750
1st runner Up: $ 500
2nd Runner Up: $ 500
Poetry of any style up to 100 lines.
Short fiction in any form to a maximum of 2500 words.
Poetry: Jennifer Still
Jennifer Still's second poetry collection, Girlwood, the manuscript of which won the 2008 John V. Hicks Award, is forthcoming with Brick Books in Spring, 2011. Her first book, Saltations (Thistledown), was nominated for three Saskatchewan Book Awards. She is the recipient of the 2008 Saskatchewan Emerging Artist Award; also in 2008 she was a finalist (twice) for the CBC Literary Awards. Co-founder of JackPine Press, Jennifer now lives in Winnipeg.
Short Fiction: Lee Henderson
Lee Henderson is the author of the award-winning short story collection The Broken Record Technique and the novel The Man Game. He is a contributing editor to the art magazines Border Crossings and Contemporary and has published fiction and art criticism in numerous periodicals. His fiction has twice been featured in the Journey Prize Anthology. He lives in Vancouver.
1. The fee for Canadian entrants is $30 for a maximum of two entries in one category; for US and International entrants $36 payable in US funds. Make your cheque or money order payable to: Short Grain Contest.
2. Every entrant receives a one-year (four-issue) subscription to Grain Magazine.
3. Entries must be POSTMARKED by April 1, 2010. Late entries will not be accepted.
4. Each entry must be original, unpublished, not submitted elsewhere for publication or broadcast, nor accepted elsewhere for publication or broadcast, nor entered simultaneously in any other contest or competition for which it is also eligible to win a prize.
5. All entries in this contest will be judged anonymously, on merit alone. The judges' decisions are final. Judges reserve the right not to award a prize in a given category if no entry is of sufficient quality to warrant publication.
6. A separate covering page must be attached to your entry with the following information:
a) Your name, complete mailing address, telephone number, and email address.
b) Title of your entry / entries.
c) Categories you are entering: Poetry or Short Fiction.
d) Word Count (Fiction) / Line Count (Poetry). An accurate word or line count is required.
7. Your entry must be legible and typed (double-spaced for fiction) on 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper. Do not include your name on the pages of your entry. Faxed and/or electronic entries not accepted.
8. Entries will not be returned. Keep a copy of your entry. We will notify you of the final results at the end of the contest IF YOU ENCLOSE AN SASE OR EMAIL ADDRESS FOR THAT PURPOSE ONLY. US and International entries please send an IRC or CANADIAN POSTAGE.
9. 22nd Annual Short Grain (with Variations) Contest WINNING ENTRIES will be posted on the Grain Magazine website in August, 2010. Contest winners will be notified either by telephone, by email, or in writing prior to the website posting.
Make your cheque or money order payable to: Short Grain Contest.
Send your entry or entries to:
Short Grain Contest
Box 67, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3K1, Canada
If using a courier, send entries to:
Suite 719, Delta Bessborough Hotel
601 Spadina Cresent East
Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G8, Canada
NOTE: Entries by email or fax will not be accepted.
Postmark Deadline: April 1, 2010
2010 Wyoming Writers Inc. Writing Contest
Robert Watson Poetry Award
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