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  • Posted by Admin - March 20, 2013 - 904 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    The Morton Marr Poetry Prize
    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 $...  more
  • Posted by Admin - September 12, 2012 - 1,189 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Southern Methodist University
    An annual contest open to writers who have not yet published a first book of poetry.
  • Posted by Admin - September 13, 2012 - 1,154 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Western Michigan University
    An annual contest for a first book of poems.
  • Posted by Admin - September 13, 2012 - 1,271 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Kirksville, MO
    An annual award for an unpublished book-length collection of poetry in English.
  • Posted by Admin - September 13, 2012 - 1,102 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    University of Tampa
    An annual prize for unpublished manuscripts.
  • Posted by Admin - September 12, 2012 - 1,039 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Northampton, MA
    An annual contest for poems in any style, theme or genre.
  • Posted by Admin - March 18, 2013 - 1,191 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Trop Short Fake College or High School Class President Commencement Address Contest

    Humorous fake speeches between 500 and 1,500 words.

    Prizes: 1st place - $500, 2nd place - $250, 3rd place - $100. The top five finishers will also be published in Trop'...  more
  • Posted by Admin - September 12, 2012 - 1,032 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    A literary prize to promote writers and great undiscovered stories of Catholic fiction.
  • Posted by Admin - March 16, 2013 - 952 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Southeast Missouri State University
    Winner receives $1,000 and publication.
  • Posted by Admin - September 13, 2012 - 1,104 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Purdue University
    A fiction contest sponsored by Sycamore Review, Purdue University's internationally acclaimed literary journal.
  • Posted by Admin - September 12, 2012 - 1,510 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Purdue University
    A nonfiction contest sponsored by Sycamore Review.
  • Posted by Admin - September 12, 2012 - 1,256 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Purdue University
    A poetry contest sponsored by Sycamore Review.
  • Posted by Admin - September 12, 2012 - 1,029 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    An annual competition looking for the best non-technical, English language writing on any subject related to environmental issues.
  • Posted by Admin - March 19, 2013 - 1,259 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Whidbey Writers MFA Alumni Association Emerging Writers Getaway Contest
    Grand prize: cash award of $300, plus a seven-day retreat at a cabin in the North Carolina Smokies. Second and third place receive cash prizes.
  • Posted by Admin - September 13, 2012 - 1,132 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Buffalo, NY
    An annual competition for poetry manuscripts between 60 and 80 pages in length.
  • Posted by Admin - September 13, 2012 - 1,514 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    San Francisco, CA
    An annual contest for all genres of literary fiction. Entries must be 5,000 words or less.