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Parkinson's Art Poetry Competition Closing date: midnight 25th September 2020. Winners announced 2nd October. Prizes: The winning entrant will receive 50% of the ticket sales, the remaining 50% goes to Parkinson's UK Charity. Mystery prizes for runners up! Looking for: Poems on the theme of 'what tomorrow brings' up to 50 lines. Further information:  Competition judged by Jan Sargeant and Annie Fan (President. Oxford University Poetry Society). Entry fee: £2 a poem or £5 for three. Website: https://www.parkinsonsart.co.uk/poetry2020 Troubadour International Poetry Prize Closing date: 28th September 2020. Prizes: 1st prize £2,000; Second prize £1,000; Third prize £500; plus 20 Commendeds. Looking for: Entries must not have been previously published. Entry fee: 1 poem: £5.00. See website for further entries costs. Other info: Submit by email up to closing date. Website: www.coffeehousepoetry.org/prizes Anthology Magazine Poetry Prize Closing date: Early Bird: 30th September 2020 - €10 per poem; Deadline: 30th November 2020 - €15 per poem Prizes: The winner will receive a €500 cash prize and the chance to see their work published in a future issue of Anthology Magazine. The winner will also receive a one year subscription to Anthology Magazine Looking for: Previously unpublished poems in the English language. Entries are invited from poets of all nationalities, living anywhere in the world. Poems submitted must be on the theme of 'Expectations' and should not exceed 40 lines. Entry fee: Early Bird: 30th September 2020 - €10 per poem. Deadline: 30th November 2020 - €15 per poem. Website: https://anthology-magazine.com/poetry-prize/ Miller Williams Poetry Prize Closing date: 30th September 2020 Prizes: $5,000 and publication. Looking for: Poetry manuscripts, 60-90 pages. Entry fee: $28 Website: https://www.uapress.com/millerwilliamspoetryseries/ Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival - Poetry Closing date: 1st October 2020. Prizes: $1,000. including VIP festival passes. Looking for:Poetry (2-4, max 400 words total). Entry fee: $15. Website: http://tennesseewilliams.net/contests/ Missouri Review Jeffrey E Smith Editors Prize  Closing date: 1st October 2020. Prizes: $5,000 Fiction | $5,000 Nonfiction | $5,000 Poetry. Looking for: Fiction and non-fiction, up to 8,500 words, any number of poems, up to 10 pages. Entry fee: $25. Website: https://www.missourireview.com/contests/jeffrey-e-smith-editors-prize/ Miller Williams Poetry Prize Closing date: 1st October 2020. Prizes: $5,000 and publication. Looking fo: Poetry manuscripts, 60-90 pages. Entry fee: $28. Website: https://www.uapress.com/millerwilliamspoetryseries/ Voices Israel Reuben Rose  Closing date: 1st October 2020. Prizes: $500, $150,$50. Looking for: Poems, up to 41 lines. Entry fee: $6. Website: https://www.voicesisrael.com/reuben-rose-competition-2 Perito Prize Closing date: 1st October 2020. Prizes: £500 and the story will be uploaded to the Perito Prize section of the Perito Ltd website; Second and Third Prize is a special mention and the stories uploaded to the Perito Prize section of the Perito Ltd website as well as inclusion into the Anthology. Looking for: Short stories, 1,000-2,000 words. Entry fee: Free entry Website: www.weareperito.com!perito-prize Aryamati Poetry Prize Closing date: 1st October 2020. Prizes: 250 copies of your poem printed on special postcards, £100 worth of books, plus critiques. Looking for: Poems up to 40 lines, promoting peace and social change. Entry fee: £3, £1 each extra. Website: https://www.flyonthewallpoetry.co.uk/the-aryamati-poetry-prizeuk Peter Porter Poetry Prize Closing date: 1st October 2020. Prizes: Aus$6,000, 4x$1,000 Looking for: Poems up to 70 lines. Entry fee: $25 Website: http://www.australianbookreview.com.au  KSP Writers Centre Poetry Award  Closing date: 9th October 2020. Prizes: Aus$300, $150; $100, $50 for youths. Looking for: Poems, up to 50 lines, by Australian residents or citizens. Entry fee: $10, $15 for 2, $20 for 3; youth category free. Website: https://www.kspwriterscentre.com/poetry-competition Steve Kowit Poetry Prize Closing date: 15th Ocrober 2020. Prizes: $1,000, $250, $100, and Honorable Mention.. Looking for: Poems, any lengrh. Entry fee: $15. https://www.sdeag.org/poetry/ Jake Adam York Prize  Closing date: 15th October 2020. Prizes: $2,000 and publication. Looking for: Poetry collections, over 48 pages. Entry fee: $25. Website: http://copper-nickel.org/bookprize/ Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition (October 2020) Closing Date: 31st October 2020. Judge: Roger Elkin - author of 'Marking Time' & 'Fixing Things' Details: This competition is for original, previously unpublished poems in English Language, on any subject, in any style, up to 50 lines long. Poets of all nationalities living in any part of the world are eligible to enter. Prizes: £250 (First), £100 (Second), £50 (Third), £30 x 3 (High commendation), £15 x 3 (Commendation) and 3 x Sentinel Literary Quarterly paperback (Special mention) Entry fees: £5/1, £8/2, £10/3, £12/4, £14/5, £16/7 and £22/10 poems. Enter online or download Entry Form for postal entries at https://sentinelquarterly.com/competitions/poetry/index.htm The Bedford International Writing Competition Closing date: 31st October, 2020. Prizes: Poetry, Short Story and Young Writers' Prizes: £500, £150, £100.Special Seniors' Prizes of £500, £150, £100 for the best stories submitted by persons aged 70 years and over. Entry Fee: £6 or 3 for £12, students £4 or 3 for £8. Looking for: poems (40 lines) and short stories (max.3000 words). Other info: This year, proceeds will go to charities helping coronavirus victims. All shortlisted and winning entries will be published as an anthology in paperback and Kindle form. Judge: Leigh Russell Website: https://bedfordwritingcompetition.co.uk/BWC/php/homepage.php The National Poetry Competition 2020 Closing date: 31st October 2020. Prizes: 1st prize: £5,000; 2nd prize: £2,000, 3rd prize: £1,000. Looking for: All poems must have a title and must not exceed 40 lines in length (excluding title). Entries must be written in English. Entries can be on any subject. Entry fee: First poem submitted costs £7. Subsequent entries in the same submission cost £4 per poem. Other info: The competition is for previously unpublished poems of up to 40 lines in length. Website: https://npc.poetrysociety.org.uk/ The Bedford Poetry Competition Closing date: 31st October 2020. Prizes: 1st place, £500, 2nd place £150 and 3rd place £100. In addition all short listed stories and poems plus other prizewinners are published in an anthology which is produced in paperback and electronic book format. Looking for: Poems must be no more than 40 lines long. Entry fee: £6 for one or £12 if three are entered at the same time. Full time students pay a reduced entry fee of £4 for one poem and £8 for three. Website: https://bedfordwritingcompetition.co.uk/BWC/php/homepage.php Anthology Magazine Poetry Prize Closing date: 30th November 2020. Prizes: The winner will receive a €500 cash prize and the chance to see their work published in a future issue of Anthology Magazine. The winner will also receive a one year subscription to Anthology Magazine Looking for: Previously unpublished poems in the English language. Entries are invited from poets of all nationalities, living anywhere in the world. Poems submitted must be on the theme of 'Expectations' and should not exceed 40 lines. Entry fee: €15 per poem. Website: https://anthology-magazine.com/poetry-prize/ The Latin Programme Poetry Prize 2020 Closing Date: 1st December 2020. Prizes: 1st Prize: £250. Entry fee: £12 (all proceeds go towards the delivery of Latin lessons in London state schools). Judges: Deanna Rodger, Blake Morrison. Ella Hickson. Theme: 'de rerum natura'. Other info: Maximum lines: 40. Website: https://www.thelatinprogramme.co.uk/poetryprize2020 The Mslexia Poetry Competition 2020 Closing date: 7th December 2020. Prizes: 1st  Prize: £2,000 plus optional mentoring and writing retreat; 2nd Prize: £500; 3rd Prize: £250. Unpublished Poet's Prize: £250. All winners plus 17 finalists will be published in Mslexia magazine. Judge: Karen McCarthy Woolf. Entry fee: £10 In addition to the £2,000 prize money, the winner can opt to take advantage of a one-to-one feedback session with acclaimed poet Malika Booker and a one-week writing retreat at the beautiful Cove Park artists residency centre. Your entry fee allows you to enter up to three poems of any length. The Moth Poetry Prize Prize 2020 Closing date: 31st December 2020. Prizes: 1st prize €6,000, plus three runner-up prizes of €1,000 and eight commended poets will each receive €250. Looking for: an unpublished poem, and entrants (over 16) are welcome from anywhere in the world. Entry fee: €15 per poem. Other info: The overall winner will be announced at a special award ceremony at Poetry Ireland in the spring. Website: www.themothmagazine.com Ó Bhéal International Five Words Poetry Competition Closing date: 31st January 2021. Prizes: A prize of 750 euros will be awarded to the winner, 500 euros for second place and 250 euros for third place and if available the three winners will be invited to read at Ó Bhéal's anniversary event on in April (an additional travel fee of 100 euro plus B&B accommodation will be provided for this. Entry Fee: €5. Looking for: At around noon each Tuesday (GMT), from mid-April until late January, five words are posted on the Ó Bhéal Five Words competition page. Entrants have one week to compose and submit poems that include all five words given for the week. Other info: See website. Website: http://www.obheal.ie/blog/five-words-poetry-competition/
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Parkinson's Art Poetry Competition Closing date: midnight 25th September 2020. Winners announced 2nd October. Prizes: The winning entrant will receive 50% of the ticket sales, the remaining 50% goes to Parkinson's UK Charity. Mystery prizes for runners up! Looking for: Poems on the theme of 'what tomorrow brings' up to 50 lines. Further information:  Competition judged by Jan Sargeant and Annie Fan (President. Oxford University Poetry Society). Entry fee: £2 a poem or £5 for three. Website: https://www.parkinsonsart.co.uk/poetry2020 Troubadour International Poetry Prize Closing date: 28th September 2020. Prizes: 1st prize £2,000; Second prize £1,000; Third prize £500; plus 20 Commendeds. Looking for: Entries must not have been previously published. Entry fee: 1 poem: £5.00. See website for further entries costs. Other info: Submit by email up to closing date. Website: www.coffeehousepoetry.org/prizes Anthology Magazine Poetry Prize Closing date: Early Bird: 30th September 2020 - €10 per poem; Deadline: 30th November 2020 - €15 per poem Prizes: The winner will receive a €500 cash prize and the chance to see their work published in a future issue of Anthology Magazine. The winner will also receive a one year subscription to Anthology Magazine Looking for: Previously unpublished poems in the English language. Entries are invited from poets of all nationalities, living anywhere in the world. Poems submitted must be on the theme of 'Expectations' and should not exceed 40 lines. Entry fee: Early Bird: 30th September 2020 - €10 per poem. Deadline: 30th November 2020 - €15 per poem. Website: https://anthology-magazine.com/poetry- prize/ Miller Williams Poetry Prize Closing date: 30th September 2020 Prizes: $5,000 and publication. Looking for: Poetry manuscripts, 60-90 pages. Entry fee: $28 Website: https://www.uapress.com/millerwilliamspoetryseries/ Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival - Poetry Closing date: 1st October 2020. Prizes: $1,000. including VIP festival passes. Looking for:Poetry (2-4, max 400 words total). Entry fee: $15. Website: http://tennesseewilliams.net/contests/ Missouri Review Jeffrey E Smith Editors Prize  Closing date: 1st October 2020. Prizes: $5,000 Fiction | $5,000 Nonfiction | $5,000 Poetry. Looking for: Fiction and non-fiction, up to 8,500 words, any number of poems, up to 10 pages. Entry fee: $25. Website: https://www.missourireview.com/contests/jeffrey-e- smith-editors-prize/ Miller Williams Poetry Prize Closing date: 1st October 2020. Prizes: $5,000 and publication. Looking fo: Poetry manuscripts, 60-90 pages. Entry fee: $28. Website: https://www.uapress.com/millerwilliamspoetryseries/ Voices Israel Reuben Rose  Closing date: 1st October 2020. Prizes: $500, $150,$50. Looking for: Poems, up to 41 lines. Entry fee: $6. Website: https://www.voicesisrael.com/reuben-rose- competition-2 Perito Prize Closing date: 1st October 2020. Prizes: £500 and the story will be uploaded to the Perito Prize section of the Perito Ltd website; Second and Third Prize is a special mention and the stories uploaded to the Perito Prize section of the Perito Ltd website as well as inclusion into the Anthology. Looking for: Short stories, 1,000-2,000 words. Entry fee: Free entry Website: www.weareperito.com!perito-prize Aryamati Poetry Prize Closing date: 1st October 2020. Prizes: 250 copies of your poem printed on special postcards, £100 worth of books, plus critiques. Looking for: Poems up to 40 lines, promoting peace and social change. Entry fee: £3, £1 each extra. Website: https://www.flyonthewallpoetry.co.uk/the- aryamati-poetry-prizeuk Peter Porter Poetry Prize Closing date: 1st October 2020. Prizes: Aus$6,000, 4x$1,000 Looking for: Poems up to 70 lines. Entry fee: $25 Website: http://www.australianbookreview.com.au  KSP Writers Centre Poetry Award  Closing date: 9th October 2020. Prizes: Aus$300, $150; $100, $50 for youths. Looking for: Poems, up to 50 lines, by Australian residents or citizens. Entry fee: $10, $15 for 2, $20 for 3; youth category free. Website: https://www.kspwriterscentre.com/poetry- competition Steve Kowit Poetry Prize Closing date: 15th Ocrober 2020. Prizes: $1,000, $250, $100, and Honorable Mention.. Looking for: Poems, any lengrh. Entry fee: $15. https://www.sdeag.org/poetry/ Jake Adam York Prize  Closing date: 15th October 2020. Prizes: $2,000 and publication. Looking for: Poetry collections, over 48 pages. Entry fee: $25. Website: http://copper-nickel.org/bookprize/ Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition (October 2020) Closing Date: 31st October 2020. Judge: Roger Elkin - author of 'Marking Time' & 'Fixing Things' Details: This competition is for original, previously unpublished poems in English Language, on any subject, in any style, up to 50 lines long. Poets of all nationalities living in any part of the world are eligible to enter. Prizes: £250 (First), £100 (Second), £50 (Third), £30 x 3 (High commendation), £15 x 3 (Commendation) and 3 x Sentinel Literary Quarterly paperback (Special mention) Entry fees: £5/1, £8/2, £10/3, £12/4, £14/5, £16/7 and £22/10 poems. Enter online or download Entry Form for postal entries at https://sentinelquarterly.com/competitions/poetry/inde x.htm The Bedford International Writing Competition Closing date: 31st October, 2020. Prizes: Poetry, Short Story and Young Writers' Prizes: £500, £150, £100.Special Seniors' Prizes of £500, £150, £100 for the best stories submitted by persons aged 70 years and over. Entry Fee: £6 or 3 for £12, students £4 or 3 for £8. Looking for: poems (40 lines) and short stories (max.3000 words). Other info: This year, proceeds will go to charities helping coronavirus victims. All shortlisted and winning entries will be published as an anthology in paperback and Kindle form. Judge: Leigh Russell Website: https://bedfordwritingcompetition.co.uk/BWC/php/hom epage.php The National Poetry Competition 2020 Closing date: 31st October 2020. Prizes: 1st prize: £5,000; 2nd prize: £2,000, 3rd prize: £1,000. Looking for: All poems must have a title and must not exceed 40 lines in length (excluding title). Entries must be written in English. Entries can be on any subject. Entry fee: First poem submitted costs £7. Subsequent entries in the same submission cost £4 per poem. Other info: The competition is for previously unpublished poems of up to 40 lines in length. Website: https://npc.poetrysociety.org.uk/ The Bedford Poetry Competition Closing date: 31st October 2020. Prizes: 1st place, £500, 2nd place £150 and 3rd place £100. In addition all short listed stories and poems plus other prizewinners are published in an anthology which is produced in paperback and electronic book format. Looking for: Poems must be no more than 40 lines long. Entry fee: £6 for one or £12 if three are entered at the same time. Full time students pay a reduced entry fee of £4 for one poem and £8 for three. Website: https://bedfordwritingcompetition.co.uk/BWC/php/hom epage.php Anthology Magazine Poetry Prize Closing date: 30th November 2020. Prizes: The winner will receive a €500 cash prize and the chance to see their work published in a future issue of Anthology Magazine. The winner will also receive a one year subscription to Anthology Magazine Looking for: Previously unpublished poems in the English language. Entries are invited from poets of all nationalities, living anywhere in the world. Poems submitted must be on the theme of 'Expectations' and should not exceed 40 lines. Entry fee: €15 per poem. Website: https://anthology-magazine.com/poetry- prize/ The Latin Programme Poetry Prize 2020 Closing Date: 1st December 2020. Prizes: 1st Prize: £250. Entry fee: £12 (all proceeds go towards the delivery of Latin lessons in London state schools). Judges: Deanna Rodger, Blake Morrison. Ella Hickson. Theme: 'de rerum natura'. Other info: Maximum lines: 40. Website: https://www.thelatinprogramme.co.uk/poetryprize2020 The Mslexia Poetry Competition 2020 Closing date: 7th December 2020. Prizes: 1st  Prize: £2,000 plus optional mentoring and writing retreat; 2nd Prize: £500; 3rd Prize: £250. Unpublished Poet's Prize: £250. All winners plus 17 finalists will be published in Mslexia magazine. Judge: Karen McCarthy Woolf. Entry fee: £10 In addition to the £2,000 prize money, the winner can opt to take advantage of a one-to-one feedback session with acclaimed poet Malika Booker and a one- week writing retreat at the beautiful Cove Park artists residency centre. Your entry fee allows you to enter up to three poems of any length. The Moth Poetry Prize Prize 2020 Closing date: 31st December 2020. Prizes: 1st prize €6,000, plus three runner-up prizes of €1,000 and eight commended poets will each receive €250. Looking for: an unpublished poem, and entrants (over 16) are welcome from anywhere in the world. Entry fee: €15 per poem. Other info: The overall winner will be announced at a special award ceremony at Poetry Ireland in the spring. Website: www.themothmagazine.com Ó Bhéal International Five Words Poetry Competition Closing date: 31st January 2021. Prizes: A prize of 750 euros will be awarded to the winner, 500 euros for second place and 250 euros for third place and if available the three winners will be invited to read at Ó Bhéal's anniversary event on in April (an additional travel fee of 100 euro plus B&B accommodation will be provided for this. Entry Fee: €5. Looking for: At around noon each Tuesday (GMT), from mid-April until late January, five words are posted on the Ó Bhéal Five Words competition page. Entrants have one week to compose and submit poems that include all five words given for the week. Other info: See website. Website: http://www.obheal.ie/blog/five-words-poetry- competition/
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