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2015 Poetry Contest Women Inspirational

Poetry Contest – This poetry contest is a celebration of inspirational women. Our journey as people and writers is to recognize those who display great attributes, those who endure through diverse challenges, and those who enrich us with their words. This contest is dedicated to all those women who have added to our lives, and made it easier for us to have hope. We encourage all writers to commemorate their loving memories of a phenomenal woman.

This is a call to all poets who write about WOMEN. Write about someone who inspires you. You may use a character depiction, a triumphant situation; can surprise us with your talent. ALL writers welcome; written in english, original and unpublished entries. Winners will be notified in August 2015 by Oneal Walters; their names and the title of their winning poems will be published on www.wipconline.com. All poems remain the property of the poet.- Poem writing contest

poetry writing contest 2015

1st Place $500 US, Interview

2nd Place $300 US

3rd Place $200 US

Since writing is your passion, this contest is your chance to create the masterpiece that will showcase your talent for all to read and appreciate.

Submission fees

$31.00 US 1-2 poem submission.

$51.00 US 4 poem submission.

$41.00 US 3 poem submission.

Don’t miss your chance to be named the 2015, 4th Women Inspirational Poetry Contest Winner! Submit online at contest@wipconline.com

Writing Contest Deadline of June 24, 2015

There are two options for the submission fee; through mail by money order or certified cheque, or online through PayPal.

Printed mail entries and submission fees mailed to:

Women Inspirational Poetry Contest
2 Bloor Street West, Suite 700
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M4W 3R1

Make US money order or certified cheque payable to: Women Inspirational Poetry Contest.
Printed on a separate sheet of paper, please include your contact information (name, address, email and number)

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Stories & Poems Contest in English, By CreatEng Cafe

Contest name: CreatEng Cafe Creative Writing Competition
Open For citizens of a country where
English is not an official, native, or de facto language. 
Entries can be
stories or poems and must be written in English. 
Prize: First prize is
CA$1000. 
Deadline: January 31, 2015

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Rules for the 2015 Creative Writing Competition

  1. Everyone competes globally
  2. You must be a citizen of a country where English is not an official, native, or de facto language, and you must show proof of citizenship if selected as a winner (see here for a list of countries that are not eligible)
  3. You can submit a short story or a poem
  4. The story or poem must be written entirely in English
  5. Stories cannot be more than 1,500 words in length
  6. Poems cannot be more than 50 lines in length
  7. You must be the original author of your submission
  8. You may not submit previously published material
  9. The entry form must be filled out completely
  10. You may write about whatever you like, but we will not publish material that may be considered offensive
  11. If selected as a winner, CreatEng Cafe and its affiliates retain the right to publish your work online and in print
  12. You may submit as many stories or peoms as you like, but you can only win one prize

The Competition starts on October 1st, 2014, and ends January 31st, 2015.
source: http://www.createngcafe.com/index.php/2013-10-06-15-57-42

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2015 Robert Kroetsch Writing Poetry Award

Contest Name: Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry
Prize: Receives a trade paperback
contract with Invisible Publishing’s Snare Imprint which will include
the publication of the manuscript and a CA$500 advance. 
Entrants must be
Canadian residents. 
Deadline: January 31, 2015
Organizer: Invisible Publishing and Matrix Magazine

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Invisible Publishing and Matrix Magazine are pleased to announce that the 2015 Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry is now accepting submissions.

This year’s judge is the award-winning and internationally renowned poet Karen Solie!

The winner receives a trade paperback contract with Invisible Publishing’s Snare Imprint which will include the publication of the manuscript and a $500 advance.

NOTE: THIS COMPETITION IS OPEN TO CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY

The prize is awarded annually to the best poetry manuscript by an emerging Canadian writer (a writer who has published two books or fewer). Each year the winning manuscript is selected by an established poet in co-operation with Matrix Magazine and Invisible Publishing’s Snare Imprint.

About Karen Solie:

Karen Solie’s most recent collection of poems, Pigeon, won the 2010 Griffin Poetry Prize. Her first collection of poems, Short Haul Engine, won the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize and was shortlisted for the 2002 Griffin Poetry Prize, the ReLit and the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. Her second, Modern and Normal, was shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry. Her poetry, fiction and non-fiction have appeared in numerous North American journals. She is a native of Saskatchewan and now lives in Toronto.

The deadline is January 31, 2015.

Entries can be submitted through Matrix Magazine’s Submittable site.

Alternatively, you may send manuscripts to:

The Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry 

Invisible Publishing’s Snare Imprint

c/o Matrix Magazine

1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W. LB 658

Montreal QC

H3G 1M8

Each entry must be accompanied with a business size SASE and an entry fee for $30.00 Canadian. Please make all cheques and money orders payable to “Matrix Publications.” No cash please.

Or if you prefer to use PAYPAL, you may send you manuscript electronically to kroetsch2015@gmail.com and send your payment via PAYPAL at Matrix’s Robert Kroetsch Award Page.

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2015 Yemassee Writing Prizes: Short Fiction & Poetry Contest

We’re excited to announce that submissions for our 2015 Yemassee Writing Prizes with $1750 in awards are now open!
  • The 2015 William Richey Short Fiction Contest will be judged by author Aimee Bender (The Color Master, The Girl in the Flammable Skirt). $20 to enter, $1000 + publication to the winner.
  • The 2015 Pocataligo Poetry Contest will be judged by National Book Award-winning poet Nikky Finney (Head Off & Split). $10 to enter, $500 + publication to the winner.

We’ve
made a few changes this year — we have added a non-fiction contest and
all three of our contests (the William Richey Short Fiction Contest, the
Pocataligo Poetry Contest, and the Inaugural Non-Fiction Contest) are
open right now until January 15, 2015. All submissions will be
considered for publication in the magazine. Additionally, entrants have
the option of signing up for a one-year subscription at the amazingly
low price of $2!

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2015 Yemassee Writing Prizes
Contest Name: William Richey Short Fiction Contest
Fees: $20.00 USD
Deadline: Januari 15, 2015

Guest Judge: Aimee Bender, award-winning author of such collections as The Color Master and The Girl in the Flammable Skirt (http://aimeebender.com/)

Overview: Yemassee is now accepting entries for its 2014 Yemassee Writing Prizes, including the 2014 William Richey Short Fiction Contest. The author of the winning story will receive $1000 and publication in Yemassee 22.2. Ten finalists will receive acknowledgment in the same issue and on our website. All entries will be considered for publication in an upcoming issue of Yemassee.

Entry Instructions: To enter, submit one piece of unpublished short fiction of up to 6,000 words. An entry fee of $20 must accompany each entry.

Discounted Subscription: Entries qualify the submitter for a one-year subscription to Yemassee at the discounted price of $2 — to receive the discount, please submit your entry in the appropriate category in Submittable.

Formatting and Other Guidelines
Story manuscripts should be double-spaced and should include the title of the story, the word count, and page numbers. The author’s name must not appear anywhere on the manuscript. Stories that do not conform to these guidelines may be disqualified at the editors’ discretion. Entries must be submitted online using Submittable; paper submissions will not be accepted. We welcome multiple entries. However, each entry must be submitted separately and accompanied by an additional entry fee. While we do allow simultaneous submissions, please inform us immediately if the submission is accepted elsewhere by withdrawing the submission in Submittable. Note that no refunds will be issued for submissions that are withdrawn or disqualified. All entries must be submitted by the deadline.

Contest Name: William Richey Short Fiction Contest
Fees: $22.00 USD
Deadline: Januari 15, 2015

Overview: Yemassee is now accepting entries for its 2014 Yemassee Writing Prizes, including the 2014 William Richey Short Fiction Contest. The author of the winning story will receive $1000 and publication in Yemassee 22.2. Ten finalists will receive acknowledgment in the same issue and on our website. All entries will be considered for publication in an upcoming issue of Yemassee.

Guest Judge: Aimee Bender, award-winning author of such collections as The Color Master and The Girl in the Flammable Skirt (http://aimeebender.com/)

Entry Instructions
To enter, submit one piece of unpublished short fiction of up to 6,000 words. An entry fee of $20 must accompany each entry.

Discounted Subscription: Entries qualify the submitter for a one-year subscription to Yemassee at the discounted price of $2 — to receive the discount, please submit your entry in the appropriate category in Submittable.

Formatting and Other Guidelines
Story manuscripts should be double-spaced and should include the title of the story, the word count, and page numbers. The author’s name must not appear anywhere on the manuscript. Stories that do not conform to these guidelines may be disqualified at the editors’ discretion. Entries must be submitted online using Submittable; paper submissions will not be accepted. We welcome multiple entries. However, each entry must be submitted separately and accompanied by an additional entry fee. While we do allow simultaneous submissions, please inform us immediately if the submission is accepted elsewhere by withdrawing the submission in Submittable. Note that no refunds will be issued for submissions that are withdrawn or disqualified. All entries must be submitted by the deadline.

Contest Name: Pocataligo Poetry Prize
Fees: $10.00 USD
Deadline: January 15, 2015

Guest Judge: Nikky Finney, winner of the National Book Award for Head Off and Split.

Overview: Yemassee is now accepting entries for its 2015 Yemassee Writing Prizes, including the 2015 Pocataligo Poetry Prize. The author of the winning poem will receive $500 and publication in Yemassee. A list of ten finalists will be named.

Entry Instructions: To enter, submit a single document of 3 unpublished poems of any length. An entry fee of $10 must accompany each entry.

Discounted Subscription: Entries qualify the submitter for a one-year subscription to Yemassee at the discounted price of $2 — to receive the discount, please submit your entry in the appropriate category in Submittable.

Formatting and Other Guidelines: We welcome multiple submissions. Each submission requires a separate entry fee. All poems should be submitted in a single document, with no more than one poem per page. The poet’s name should not appear anywhere within the submission file. Entries must be submitted online using Submittable; paper submissions will not be accepted. While we do allow simultaneous submissions, please inform us immediately if the submission is accepted elsewhere by withdrawing it through Submittable. Note that no refunds will be issued for submissions that are withdrawn or disqualified. All entries must be submitted by the deadline.

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Our 2015 Fiction & Poetry Contests

Contest Name: Our 2015 Fiction & Poetry Contests
Deadline: January 15, 2015.
Prize: Winners each receive $1,000 and publication in the Fall 2015 issue of Third Coast.

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2015 Fiction & Poetry Contests

Contest Guidelines

Submit one previously unpublished story of up to 9,000 words or up to three (3) previously unpublished poems at a time in ONE file. All manuscripts should be typed and double-spaced. Please include entry title and page numbers on all prose manuscript pages. Since the judging is blind, the author’s name and identifying information (including address, email, phone number, and bio) should only appear in the “cover letter” box; identifying information must NOT appear anywhere on the manuscript itself. Manuscripts with names left on them may be disqualified.

Simultaneous submissions are permitted; if accepted elsewhere, we ask that the work be withdrawn from the contest immediately. If a piece is chosen as a finalist, Third Coast asks that it be withdrawn from any other publication considerations until the winner is selected.

Multiple entries are permitted, but each entry must be submitted separately.

Writers associated with the judges, WMU, or Third Coast are not eligible to submit work to the contest.

The $16 entry fee (payable online, or by check for postal entries) entitles the submitter to a one-year subscription or gift subscription to Third Coast. No money will be refunded. Submissions will not be returned. Postal entries may be mailed to: Third Coast Contests, Western Michigan University, English Department, Kalamazoo MI 49008

Winners will be announced in April 2015 and published in the Fall 2015 issue of Third Coast. All contest entries will be considered for publication in Third Coast.

Submit to the Jaimy Gordon Fiction Prize
Submit to the Third Coast Poetry Prize

source: http://www.thirdcoastmagazine.com/contests/ 

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