• September 30, 2012 1:00 AM PDT
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    Submit poems in any style, theme or genre. You may submit the same poem simultaneously to this contest and to others, and you may submit poems that have been published or won prizes elsewhere, as long as you own the online publication rights. First pri...
  • September 30, 2012 1:00 AM PDT
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    Essays should be aimed at a general readership and should be non-technical. No footnotes or citations are allowed. Submissions should be no longer than 2,000 words. Essays may have been published before provided you have the necessary permissions t...
  • September 30, 2012 1:00 AM PDT
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    The Morton Marr Poetry Prize is an endowment by Marilyn Klepak of Dallas in honor of her father, whose love of poetry has encouraged her to pass this love on to others. The first prize is $1,000 and the second place prize is $500. Both prizes earn pub...
  • September 30, 2012 1:00 AM PDT
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    The Green Rose Prize is awarded to an author who has previously published at least one full-length book of poems. Eligibility: Poets writing in English who have already published one or more full-length collections of poetry. We will consider individua...
  • September 30, 2012 1:00 AM PDT
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    The Philip Levine Prize in Poetry is an annual contest sponsored by the M.F.A. department at California State University, Fresno. Manuscript should be original poetry, not previously published in book form, and should be 48-80 pages, no more than one p...
  • September 30, 2012 1:00 AM PDT
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    The Chariton Review Short Fiction Prize is an annual award for unpublished short fiction on any subject up to 5,000 words in English. The winning author will receive $1,000, and their story will be published in The Chariton Review. Three finalists will...
  • September 30, 2012 1:00 AM PDT
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    This annual competition, named for May Swenson, honors her as one of America's most provocative and vital writers. During her long career, May was loved and praised by writers from virtually every school of American poetry. Hard copy submissions only. ...
  • September 30, 2012 7:30 AM PDT
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    Seven day writing retreat for women in the heart of the Blue Mountains of North Carolina. Spend your days at Lake Logan, near Pisgah National Forest and Cold Mountain. Engage with other women writers using Centered Writing Practice in a gorgeous mountain ...
  • October 1, 2012 1:00 AM PDT
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    Submitted collections of poetry must not be previously published. Contest entrants must reside in New England, New York, or New Jersey. Prize: $2,000 plus book publication. Deadline: October 1. http://alicejamesbooks.org/pages/kinereth_gensler...
  • October 1, 2012 1:00 AM PDT
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    Select winning entries in the past have been reprinted in the Best American series. $5,000 Fiction | $5,000 Poetry | $5,000 Essay Deadline: October 1, 2012. http://www.missourireview.com/tmrsubmissions/editors-prize-contest/