Posts made in August, 2013

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Submit Online or by Mail: September 30 Deadline You’ve got just over a month to enter our 11th annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest. This year’s judge is Ellaraine Lockie. We’ll award $5,500 in prizes. $2,000 Tom Howard Prize for a poem in any style or genre Runner-up receives $500 $2,000 Margaret Reid Prize for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style Runner-up receives $500 Five High Distinction Awards of $100 each will also be made (any category) Entries may be published or unpublished You may submit any number of entries Fee: $8 for every 25 lines you submit Deadline: September 30, 2013 Submit entries at: winningwriters.com/tompoetry All winners of cash prizes will be announced in our email newsletter and published on WinningWriters.com. Read past winning entries and the judges’...

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The Raoul Wallenberg International Essay Competition

The Raoul Wallenberg International Essay Competition TYPE OF CONTEST: Essay Contest BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The Raoul Wallenberg International Essay Competition, jointly organised by Student Competitions, The Swedish Institute and Raoul Wallenberg’s International Foundation, is inviting all students to take part in an international essay competition. The participants are encouraged to reflect upon Raoul Wallenbergs extraordinary life and come up with creative ideas on how, through their actions, they can inspire acts of courage, tolerance and unselfishness in the world!   ELIGIBILITY: The competition is open to all students worldwide ( Bachelor/Master/PhD), between 18-30 years of age. RULES AND REGULATIONS: The participants are encouraged to reflect upon Raoul Wallenbergs extraordinary life and come up with creative ideas on how, through their actions, they can inspire acts of courage, tolerance and unselfishness in the world!                                                    PRIZE: Winners of the competition will receive the opportunity to win gift cards worth 1,000, 500 & 250 Euros! HOW TO APPLY: Sign up for the competition here by entering your name and email. Reflect on Raoul Wallenberg’s life and share your thoughts on how his qualities and humanitarian spirit have encouraged you to contribute to developmental and humanitarian work. Submit the completed competition application on the competition website by the December 31, 2013 deadline.  DEADLINE:December 31, 2013 MORE INFORMATION: For more information click here Visit the website:...

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Ekphrastia Gone Wild Virtual Publication Party

Save the date, Sunday September 15 at 2:00 pm (pacific) for an online publication event for Ekphrastia Gone Wild. Hear poets from the book read their work on a special Poetry Super Highway Live broadcast right here. Ekphrastia Gone Wild: Poems Inspired by Art Now Available Ain’t Got No Press is thrilled to announce the immediate availability of Ekphrastia Gone Wild: poems inspired by art. This anthology of ekphrastic poetry contains the work of 87 poets from all over the world, including nobel prize winning poet Wislawa Szymborska, Suzanne Lummis, Brendan Constantine, Gerald Locklin, Laurel Ann Bogen, Robert Wynne and many more. Click here to see the full list of contributors and to get your own copy. Ekphrastia Gone Wild Cover Revealed Head on over to our Facebook page HERE to see the brand (spanking) new cover art for our next anthology “Ekphrastia Gone Wild” which will feature poetry from a roster of 90 poets from all over the world including nobel-prize winner Wislawa Szymborska and more! Ekphrastia Gone Wild – Submissions Now Closed Thanks to everyone who submitted work for our upcoming anthology “Ekphrastia Gone Wild”. Submissions are now closed. We received work from hundreds of poets and will be spending the next couple of months carefully pouring through them to pull together the best possible anthology we can. We will respond to everyone who submitted so thanks in advance for your patience and stay tuned for more! Ain’t Got No Press Ain’t Got No Press is a small-press publisher of uniquely themed poetry anthologies such as “The Night Goes on All Night – Noir Inspired Poetry” and the Jewishly themed “A Poet’s Haggadah – Passover Through the Eyes of Poets.”  Please view our submission guidelines for information on submitting work for our upcoming...

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HUNGER MOUNTAIN CREATIVE NONFICTION PRIZE

$20 ENTRY FEE One first place winner receives $1000 and publication. Two honorable mentions receive $100 each. Deadline September 10, 2013. Enter an original unpublished piece of creative nonfiction, no more than 10,000 words. Visit the website:...

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BARTLEBY SNOPES WRITING CONTEST – DIALOGUE ONLY

$10 ENTRY FEE A minimum of $300 will be awarded, with at least $250 going to first place and at least $10 to our four honorable mentions. Our five finalists will also appear in Issue 11 of the magazine due out in January 2014. Last year we awarded $585 in prize money. For every entry over 25, an additional $5 will be awarded to the first place story. Compose a short story entirely of dialogue. You may use as many characters as you want. Your entry must be under 2,000 words. Your entry does not have to follow standard rules for writing dialogue. Your entry cannot use any narration (this includes tag lines such as he said, she said, etc.). Visit the website:...

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