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  • Posted January 16, 2019
  • Subtitle International Literary Awards
  • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Literary Site
  • Contest Deadline 2/28/19
  • Big Title International Literary Awards Submission Period Now Open
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    Deadline: February 28, 2019
    Penelope Niven Prize in CNF (Judged by Melissa Febos), Reynolds Price Prize in Fiction (Judged by Jennine Crucet), & Rita Dove Prize in Poetry (Judged by Marilyn Nelson). Early bird submission fee of $10 for entries submitted prior to 1 December; Submission fee of $15 afterwards. First prize of $1000 in each genre; $150 honorable mention. Complete guidelines on our website: internationalliteraryawards.org/2019/competition.

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  • Posted January 14, 2019
  • Subtitle 2019 New American Poetry Prize
  • Genres Poetry
  • Type Book
  • Contest Deadline 2/15/19
  • Big Title 2019 New American Poetry Prize
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    Deadline: February 15, 2019
    $1,000 award, book publication, and promotional support. Final judge: Sara Gelston. Minimum length: 48 pages (no maximum). Reading fee: $25. Online submissions only, please. Complete guidelines: www.newamericanpress.com/contests/poetry2019.php.

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  • Posted January 14, 2019
  • Subtitle Annual Contests
  • Genres Poetry, Art
  • Type Book, Chapbook, Anthology
  • Contest Deadline deadlines vary (see site)
  • Big Title Main Street Rag Annual Contests
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    Main Street Rag offers a variety of publication opportunities, a quarterly literary journal (The Main Street Rag), an annual anthology (Kakalak), and book publication in a variety of genres. We also offer three annual contests that offer publication opportunities for all entries. For the most current information, please visit our website: www.MainStreetRag.com.

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  • Posted January 09, 2019
  • Subtitle Memoir Issue Essay Contest
  • Genres Nonfiction
  • Type Magazine
  • Contest Deadline 2/25/19
  • Big Title Creative Nonfiction Magazine Seeking Work for Upcoming "Memoir" Issue
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    Deadline: February 25, 2019
    We’re looking stories that are honest, accurate, informative, intimate, and—most importantly—true. Whether your story is revelatory or painful, hilarious or tragic, if it’s about you and your life, we want to read it. Submissions must be vivid and dramatic; they should combine a strong and compelling narrative with an informative or reflective element, and reach beyond a strictly personal experience for some universal or deeper meaning. $2,500 for Best Essay and two $500 prizes for runner-up. www.creativenonfiction.org

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  • Posted January 07, 2019
  • Subtitle 2019 Robert Frost Poetry Prize
  • Genres Poetry
  • Type Literary Site
  • Contest Deadline 2/15/19
  • Big Title 2019 Robert Frost Poetry Prize
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    Deadline: February 15, 2019
    Final deadline for the 2019 Robert Frost Poetry Award is a postmark (USPS mail entries only) of February 15, 2019. $1000 First Prize. Fee: 8$/poem. Limit 10 poems per submission. For all the details and the address, please go to: robertfrostcontest.blogspot.com.

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  • Posted January 04, 2019
  • Subtitle 2019 William Van Dyke Short Story Prize
  • Genres Fiction
  • Type Magazine
  • Contest Deadline 2/18/19
  • Big Title 2019 William Van Dyke Short Story Prize
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    Deadline: February 18, 2019
    Ruminate Magazine announces the 2019 William Van Dyke Short Story Prize. This year's competition will be judged by award-winning writer, Tyrese Coleman. First place winner will receive a $1,500 cash prize along with publication. Runner-up recipient will receive $200 cash prize and publication. The entry fee is $20 and includes a complimentary PDF copy of the prize issue featuring the winning work. You may submit one story per contest entry fee and it must be 5,500 words or less. For more information and a complete prospectus, please visit Ruminate Magazine at www.ruminatemagazine.com/pages/short-story-prize.

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  • Posted January 03, 2019
  • Subtitle https://www.sixteenrivers.org/submit-work/
  • Genres Poetry
  • Type Book
  • Contest Deadline 2/1/19
  • Big Title Annual Call for Submissions for Book-Length Poetry Manuscripts
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    Deadline: February 1, 2019
    We invite book-length poetry manuscripts between November 1, 2018 and February 1, 2019. All manuscripts will be read blind, and typically one or two manuscripts are selected for publication. The winner/s will be announced on the Press’s website in early summer, 2019. Selected manuscripts will be scheduled for publication in the Spring of 2021. Sixteen Rivers Press is a nonprofit, shared-work poetry collective. Authors must live in Northern California and become members of the collective with a three-year commitment, devoting an average of eight hours per month. For further guidelines, visit our website at: www.sixteenrivers.org/submit-work/.

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  • Posted January 02, 2019
  • Subtitle Prizes in Poetry & Prose
  • Genres Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Type Magazine
  • Contest Deadline 2/1/19
  • Big Title Slippery Elm Prizes in Poetry & Prose
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    Deadline: February 1, 2019
    $500 prizes in Poetry & Prose! Submissions close at midnight EST on February 1st. All contest entrants will receive a copy of the winning issue and be considered for publication. All entries should be original and previously unpublished. $15 entry fee for up to 3 poems (no line/length limit) or one essay or story (5,000 words maximum). Simultaneous submissions and multiple entries are fine. slipperyelm.submittable.com/submit

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