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TulipTree Review New Writers Contest Closing date: 23rd May 2019. Entry fee: $20 per entry.. Looking for: Poems, any length. Prizes: $1,000 and publication. Website: http://www.tuliptreepub.com/tuliptree-review.html International Welsh Poetry Competition 2019 Closing date: 26th May 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize - £500; 2nd Prize - £250; 3rd Prize - £100; plus 17 runners up published on our website and in a future anthology. Entry fee: £5 (£6 PayPal). Looking for:  Poems in English, 50 lines maximum. Further info: Judge - Mike Jenkins. Entry forms, rules and details on our website: Website: http://www.welshpoetry.co.uk/ CBC Poetry Prize Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: Can$6,000, Four finalists will each receive $1,000. Entry fee: $25. Looking for: Poems or poem collections, up to 600 words total, by Canadian citizens or residents. Website: https://www.cbc.ca/books/literaryprizes/ Go Gothic Poetry Competition Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: Overall winner - 30% of all entry receipts; second prize of 30% of all the entry fees. Additional runners-up prizes of books will also be awarded. Entry fee: £2 for first entry, £1 for second or subsequent entry. Looking for: Poems, 250 words max, in the gothic tradition excluding title. Website: http://www.myfanwycook.com/competition/ Yeovil literary Prize (Poetry) Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st £500; 2nd £200; 3rd £100. Entry fee: £7 one poem; £10 for two; £12 for three. Looking for: Maximum of 40 Lines. Website: https://www.yeovilprize.co.uk/ Bridport Prize 2019 (Poetry) Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize: £5,000. Entry fee: £10 per poem. Looking for: Poetry (up to 42 lines). Email: kate@bridportprize.org.uk Website: https://www.bridportprize.org.uk/ Frogmore Poetry Prize Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st - 250gns and a two-year subscription to The Frogmore Papers. The first and second runners-up will receive 75gns and a year’s subscription to The Frogmore Papers. Shortlisted poets will receive copies of selected Frogmore Press publications. Entry fee: £3 per poem. Looking for: Poems no longer than forty lines. Email: frogmorepress@gmail.com Website: http://www.frogmorepress.co.uk/frogmore-poetry-prize/s Boulevard Poetry Contest for Emerging Poets Closing date: 1st June 2019. Prizes: $1,000 and publication awarded for the winning group of three poems by a poet who has not yet published a book of poetry. Entry fee: $16 per group of three poems, includes mag sub. Looking for: Groups of three poems by a writer who has not had a book published. Website: https://boulevardmagazine.org/poetry-contest/ Creative Future Writers' Award Closing date: 2nd June 2019. Prizes: There are over £10,000 worth of cash and writer development prizes up for grabs. Entry fee: Free. Looking for: In poetry we’re looking for a maximum of 300 words and in prose a maximum of 2,000 words. Website: https://literary.creativefuture.org.uk/ Wigtown Poetry Competition Closing date: 7th June 2019. Prizes: Wigtown Prize: £1500; Runner-Up; £200. Entry fee: £6.50, £17 for three, £5 after that. Looking for: poems, up to 40 lines in English, Scots or Scots/Irish Gaelic www.wigtownbookfestival.com/poetrycomp Narrative Prize Closing date: 15th June 2019. Prizes: $4,000. Entry fee: Free entry. Looking for: Poems. Website: https://www.narrativemagazine.com/great-stories/narrative-prize Segora Poetry Competition 2019 Closing date: 15th June 2019. Prizes: First prize £300; Second £50; Third £30 or equivalent in Euro. Entry fee: £5 or 5.50€ for single entry; add £2.50 or 2.75€ for each subsequent poem. Looking for: Entries may be on any theme, in free verse or any form to a maximum of 50 lines excluding title. Website: http://www.poetryproseandplays.com/ McLellan Poetry Prize Closing date: 21st June 2019. Prizes: 1st - £1,500; 2nd prize - £300; 3rd prize - £150. Also 6 commendations of £25. Entry fee: First Poem £6.00, additional poems £5.00 each. Looking for: Poems of not more than 80 lines, any subject. Further info: Entry by post or online. Award ceremony with Sean O'Brien, 30th August in Corrie Isle of Arran. Website: https://www.arrantheatreandarts.co.uk/ Wild Words Summer Solstice Writing Competition Closing date: 21st June 2019. Prizes: Publication on the Wild Words website and social media platforms, plus an hour long 1-1 mentoring session. Entry fee: £7.00. Looking for: Write, (or perform and send us the film), a maximum of 1000 words, in fiction or non-fiction prose or poetry, inspired by one of the four quotes on the website. Website: http://www.wildwords.org/competition Crabbe Poetry Competition 2019 Closing date: 29th June 2019. Entry fee: £3 for each poem. Tiffany Atkinson adjudicator. Prizes: First Prize: £600; Second Prize £300; Third Prize: £150; Plus two Highly Commended Prizes of £75 each. All winning poems (including commended poems not attracting a monetary prize) will be read, preferably by their authors, at a celebratory Awards. Further info: The competition is open to anyone who was either born, educated, working or resident in Suffolk, or is a Suffolk Poetry Society member. See Website for more: https://suffolkpoetrysociety.org.uk/crabbe Fool for Poetry International Chapbook Competition Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: €1,000, €500, chapbook publication for both winners plus both winners will win a chapbook publication and 25 complimentary copies. The winning poets are also offered a reading and three nights' accommodation at the Cork International Poetry Festival (Spring 2020). Entry fee: €25. Looking for: Short collection of poetry between 16 and 24 pages. Website: https://www.munsterlit.ie/Fool%20for%20Poetry Wells Festival of Literature's Open Poetry Competition Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: First prize £750; Second £300; Third £200. Local prize £100.  All poets on the short list will be invited to read their poems before the prize giving.  Entry fee: £6.00. Looking for: Poems up to 40 lines. Further info: Judge Simon Armitage. Website: https://www.wellsfestivalofliterature.org.uk/ Battered Moons Poetry Competition Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: First prize, £700; second, £200; third, £100, plus four commendations of £25 each. Entry fee: £5 for the first poem and £4 thereafter. Entry fee: £5 for the first poem and £4 thereafter. Looking for: Poems on any topic and style of up to 40 lines. Guest judges Zoë Brigley and Cristina Navazo-Eguía Newton will both read all the poems. Further info: The 3 winners and 4 commended poets are invited to read their poems at the Poetry Swindon Festival on Saturday 5th October 2019, when Karen McCarthy Woolf will present the prizes and read from her own work. Website: http://www.batteredmoons.com/ Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2019 Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: First Prize (£500 - Manchester Cathedral Poet of the Year, 2019); Second Prize (£250); Third Prize (£150). Winners and seven runners-up will be invited to read their poetry at the Manchester Literature Festival event in October. Entry fee: £4.50 for the first poem and £2.00 per poem thereafter. Looking for: Poems submitted should be broadly religious or 'spiritual' in nature and, like all good religious poetry, appeal to those who would not necessarily describe themselves as 'religious'. Further info: The judge this year will be Anthony Wilson. Website: http://www.manchestercathedral.org/poetry Mere Literary Festival Poetry Competion 2019 Closing date: 1st July 2019. Prizes: 1st - £200; 2nd - £100; 3rd - £50. Runners up: - £15 and Certificates of Distinction and Merit. Entry fee: £4.50, £3.50 for each subsequent. Looking for: Poems up to 40 lines. Website: https://mereliteraryfestival.com/poetry-competion-for-2019/ Cozy Cat Press 2019 Poetry Contest Closing date: 1st July 2019. Prizes:  1st place:  $100, illustration, and a print copy of book;  2nd place:  $50, illustration, and a print copy of book; 3rd place:  $25, illustration, and a print copy of book. ALL Winners will receive: Publication in Cozy Cat Press Poetry anthology and a free ebook download of the anthology. Entry fee: None. Looking for: Entries should be on the theme of “mystery”. Further details: Poems may not exceed two pages in length. Submit entries to: cozycatpresspoetry@gmail.com Website: https://www.cozycatpress.com The Penfro Festival - Poetry Closing date: 1st July 2019. Prizes: a £25 fee will be paid to each winning poet, plus a copy of the book. Entry fee: £4 for each poem submitted. Looking for: Poems with a maximum length of 40 lines. Further info: Entries must not have been previously published in print or online. Website: https://penfrobookfestival.org.uk/competitions/poetry Adelaide Plains Poetry Competition Closing date: 5th July 2019. Prizes: 1st, 2nd & 3rd cash prizes, plus Highly Commended & Commended certificates as awarded by judge. Total prize pool over $700 Entry fee: First poem - $10;  $5 - each additional poems. Looking for: Poems no longer than 60 lines on the theme 'Location'. Further details: Junior classes - no entry fee, only one poem per student. Website: http://carolyn-poeticpause.blogspot.com The Peseroff Prize Poetry Contest Closing date: 15th July 2019. Prizes: $1000 and publication in the Fall issue. Entry fee: $10. Looking for: up to three poems, any form or content Website: www.breakwaterreview.com/contests A Poem for Europe Closing date: 31st July 2019. Prizes: £500. Entry fee: £6. For poets 26+ years old. Looking for: Poems up to a max of 32 lines. Competitors may submit up to five entries. Further details: This is a national competition to find the most thoughtful and inspiring poem about Europe. Highly Commended (The top 20 poems in each category, including the prize winners, will be published online and in print). Website: https://apoemforeurope.org/rules/ Winchester Poetry Prize Closing date: 31st July 2019. Prizes: £1,000, £500, £250, £200 for a Hampshire-based poet Looking for: Poems up to 40 lines (excluding title). Entry fee: £5 for first poem, £4 for subsequent entries. Website:  https://www.winchesterpoetryfestival.org/prize The Writers Bureau's 2019 Poetry Competition Closing date: 31st July 20109. Prizes: 1st Prize - £300; 2nd Prize - £200; 3rd Prize - £100; Plus, every winner receives a Writers Bureau Course of their choice worth of £374 each. Entry fee: £5.00 per entry. Looking for: Poems that do not exceed 40 lines. Further details: Work may be on any subject and in any form but should not have been previously published. Website: https://www.wbcompetition.com/index.html Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature Closing date: 1st August 2019. Prizes: £3,000 to the author or authors of the best literary work, whether fiction, non- fiction, drama or poetry. Entry fee: Not stated. Looking for: The best literary work, whether fiction, non-fiction, drama or poetry, the central theme of which is concerned with the mountain environment. Website: http://www.boardmantasker.com T.S. Eliot Prize Closing date: 3rd August 2019 Prizes: £25,000, 10 x £1,500. Entry fee: Not stated. Looking for: A published book of poetry. Website: http://tseliot.com/prize/ Momaya Poetry Competition Closing date: 30th October 2019. Prizes: First Prize: $100 (£70) and one copy of the Momaya Poetry Review 2019; Second Prize: $50 (£35) and one copy of the Momaya Poetry Review 2019; Third Prize:  $30 (£20) and one copy of the Momaya Poetry Review 2019. In addition, up to 50 honourable mentions will be published in the review. Entry fee: £7 (about US$9) per poem. Looking for: Any style, so long as the poems fit the chosen theme. Further details: Entries may be up to 1,500 words long Website: http://momayapress.com/submit-a-poem/
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TulipTree Review New Writers Contest Closing date: 23rd May 2019. Entry fee: $20 per entry.. Looking for: Poems, any length. Prizes: $1,000 and publication. Website: http://www.tuliptreepub.com/tuliptree- review.html International Welsh Poetry Competition 2019 Closing date: 26th May 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize - £500; 2nd Prize - £250; 3rd Prize - £100; plus 17 runners up published on our website and in a future anthology. Entry fee: £5 (£6 PayPal). Looking for:  Poems in English, 50 lines maximum. Further info: Judge - Mike Jenkins. Entry forms, rules and details on our website: Website: http://www.welshpoetry.co.uk/ CBC Poetry Prize Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: Can$6,000, Four finalists will each receive $1,000. Entry fee: $25. Looking for: Poems or poem collections, up to 600 words total, by Canadian citizens or residents. Website: https://www.cbc.ca/books/literaryprizes/ Go Gothic Poetry Competition Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: Overall winner - 30% of all entry receipts; second prize of 30% of all the entry fees. Additional runners-up prizes of books will also be awarded. Entry fee: £2 for first entry, £1 for second or subsequent entry. Looking for: Poems, 250 words max, in the gothic tradition excluding title. Website: http://www.myfanwycook.com/competition/ Yeovil literary Prize (Poetry) Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st £500; 2nd £200; 3rd £100. Entry fee: £7 one poem; £10 for two; £12 for three. Looking for: Maximum of 40 Lines. Website: https://www.yeovilprize.co.uk/ Bridport Prize 2019 (Poetry) Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize: £5,000. Entry fee: £10 per poem. Looking for: Poetry (up to 42 lines). Email: kate@bridportprize.org.uk Website: https://www.bridportprize.org.uk/ Frogmore Poetry Prize Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st - 250gns and a two-year subscription to The Frogmore Papers. The first and second runners-up will receive 75gns and a year’s subscription to The Frogmore Papers. Shortlisted poets will receive copies of selected Frogmore Press publications. Entry fee: £3 per poem. Looking for: Poems no longer than forty lines. Email: frogmorepress@gmail.com Website: http://www.frogmorepress.co.uk/frogmore- poetry-prize/s Boulevard Poetry Contest for Emerging Poets Closing date: 1st June 2019. Prizes: $1,000 and publication awarded for the winning group of three poems by a poet who has not yet published a book of poetry. Entry fee: $16 per group of three poems, includes mag sub. Looking for: Groups of three poems by a writer who has not had a book published. Website: https://boulevardmagazine.org/poetry- contest/ Creative Future Writers' Award Closing date: 2nd June 2019. Prizes: There are over £10,000 worth of cash and writer development prizes up for grabs. Entry fee: Free. Looking for: In poetry we’re looking for a maximum of 300 words and in prose a maximum of 2,000 words. Website: https://literary.creativefuture.org.uk/ Wigtown Poetry Competition Closing date: 7th June 2019. Prizes: Wigtown Prize: £1500; Runner-Up; £200. Entry fee: £6.50, £17 for three, £5 after that. Looking for: poems, up to 40 lines in English, Scots or Scots/Irish Gaelic www.wigtownbookfestival.com/poetrycomp Narrative Prize Closing date: 15th June 2019. Prizes: $4,000. Entry fee: Free entry. Looking for: Poems. Website: https://www.narrativemagazine.com/great- stories/narrative-prize Segora Poetry Competition 2019 Closing date: 15th June 2019. Prizes: First prize £300; Second £50; Third £30 or equivalent in Euro. Entry fee: £5 or 5.50€ for single entry; add £2.50 or 2.75€ for each subsequent poem. Looking for: Entries may be on any theme, in free verse or any form to a maximum of 50 lines excluding title. Website: http://www.poetryproseandplays.com/ McLellan Poetry Prize Closing date: 21st June 2019. Prizes: 1st - £1,500; 2nd prize - £300; 3rd prize - £150. Also 6 commendations of £25. Entry fee: First Poem £6.00, additional poems £5.00 each. Looking for: Poems of not more than 80 lines, any subject. Further info: Entry by post or online. Award ceremony with Sean O'Brien, 30th August in Corrie Isle of Arran. Website: https://www.arrantheatreandarts.co.uk/ Wild Words Summer Solstice Writing Competition Closing date: 21st June 2019. Prizes: Publication on the Wild Words website and social media platforms, plus an hour long 1-1 mentoring session. Entry fee: £7.00. Looking for: Write, (or perform and send us the film), a maximum of 1000 words, in fiction or non-fiction prose or poetry, inspired by one of the four quotes on the website. Website: http://www.wildwords.org/competition Crabbe Poetry Competition 2019 Closing date: 29th June 2019. Entry fee: £3 for each poem. Tiffany Atkinson adjudicator. Prizes: First Prize: £600; Second Prize £300; Third Prize: £150; Plus two Highly Commended Prizes of £75 each. All winning poems (including commended poems not attracting a monetary prize) will be read, preferably by their authors, at a celebratory Awards. Further info: The competition is open to anyone who was either born, educated, working or resident in Suffolk, or is a Suffolk Poetry Society member. See Website for more: https://suffolkpoetrysociety.org.uk/crabbe Fool for Poetry International Chapbook Competition Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: €1,000, €500, chapbook publication for both winners plus both winners will win a chapbook publication and 25 complimentary copies. The winning poets are also offered a reading and three nights' accommodation at the Cork International Poetry Festival (Spring 2020). Entry fee: €25. Looking for: Short collection of poetry between 16 and 24 pages. Website: https://www.munsterlit.ie/Fool%20for%20Poetry Wells Festival of Literature's Open Poetry Competition Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: First prize £750; Second £300; Third £200. Local prize £100.  All poets on the short list will be invited to read their poems before the prize giving.  Entry fee: £6.00. Looking for: Poems up to 40 lines. Further info: Judge Simon Armitage. Website: https://www.wellsfestivalofliterature.org.uk/ Battered Moons Poetry Competition Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: First prize, £700; second, £200; third, £100, plus four commendations of £25 each. Entry fee: £5 for the first poem and £4 thereafter. Entry fee: £5 for the first poem and £4 thereafter. Looking for: Poems on any topic and style of up to 40 lines. Guest judges Zoë Brigley and Cristina Navazo- Eguía Newton will both read all the poems. Further info: The 3 winners and 4 commended poets are invited to read their poems at the Poetry Swindon Festival on Saturday 5th October 2019, when Karen McCarthy Woolf will present the prizes and read from her own work. Website: http://www.batteredmoons.com/ Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition 2019 Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: First Prize (£500 - Manchester Cathedral Poet of the Year, 2019); Second Prize (£250); Third Prize (£150). Winners and seven runners-up will be invited to read their poetry at the Manchester Literature Festival event in October. Entry fee: £4.50 for the first poem and £2.00 per poem thereafter. Looking for: Poems submitted should be broadly religious or 'spiritual' in nature and, like all good religious poetry, appeal to those who would not necessarily describe themselves as 'religious'. Further info: The judge this year will be Anthony Wilson. Website: http://www.manchestercathedral.org/poetry Mere Literary Festival Poetry Competion 2019 Closing date: 1st July 2019. Prizes: 1st - £200; 2nd - £100; 3rd - £50. Runners up: - £15 and Certificates of Distinction and Merit. Entry fee: £4.50, £3.50 for each subsequent. Looking for: Poems up to 40 lines. Website: https://mereliteraryfestival.com/poetry- competion-for-2019/ Cozy Cat Press 2019 Poetry Contest Closing date: 1st July 2019. Prizes:  1st place:  $100, illustration, and a print copy of book;  2nd place:  $50, illustration, and a print copy of book; 3rd place:  $25, illustration, and a print copy of book. ALL Winners will receive: Publication in Cozy Cat Press Poetry anthology and a free ebook download of the anthology. Entry fee: None. Looking for: Entries should be on the theme of “mystery”. Further details: Poems may not exceed two pages in length. Submit entries to: cozycatpresspoetry@gmail.com Website: https://www.cozycatpress.com The Penfro Festival - Poetry Closing date: 1st July 2019. Prizes: a £25 fee will be paid to each winning poet, plus a copy of the book. Entry fee: £4 for each poem submitted. Looking for: Poems with a maximum length of 40 lines. Further info: Entries must not have been previously published in print or online. Website: https://penfrobookfestival.org.uk/competitions/poetry Adelaide Plains Poetry Competition Closing date: 5th July 2019. Prizes: 1st, 2nd & 3rd cash prizes, plus Highly Commended & Commended certificates as awarded by judge. Total prize pool over $700 Entry fee: First poem - $10;  $5 - each additional poems. Looking for: Poems no longer than 60 lines on the theme 'Location'. Further details: Junior classes - no entry fee, only one poem per student. Website: http://carolyn-poeticpause.blogspot.com The Peseroff Prize Poetry Contest Closing date: 15th July 2019. Prizes: $1000 and publication in the Fall issue. Entry fee: $10. Looking for: up to three poems, any form or content Website: www.breakwaterreview.com/contests A Poem for Europe Closing date: 31st July 2019. Prizes: £500. Entry fee: £6. For poets 26+ years old. Looking for: Poems up to a max of 32 lines. Competitors may submit up to five entries. Further details: This is a national competition to find the most thoughtful and inspiring poem about Europe. Highly Commended (The top 20 poems in each category, including the prize winners, will be published online and in print). Website: https://apoemforeurope.org/rules/ Winchester Poetry Prize Closing date: 31st July 2019. Prizes: £1,000, £500, £250, £200 for a Hampshire- based poet Looking for: Poems up to 40 lines (excluding title). Entry fee: £5 for first poem, £4 for subsequent entries. Website:  https://www.winchesterpoetryfestival.org/prize The Writers Bureau's 2019 Poetry Competition Closing date: 31st July 20109. Prizes: 1st Prize - £300; 2nd Prize - £200; 3rd Prize - £100; Plus, every winner receives a Writers Bureau Course of their choice worth of £374 each. Entry fee: £5.00 per entry. Looking for: Poems that do not exceed 40 lines. Further details: Work may be on any subject and in any form but should not have been previously published. Website: https://www.wbcompetition.com/index.html Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature Closing date: 1st August 2019. Prizes: £3,000 to the author or authors of the best literary work, whether fiction, non-fiction, drama or poetry. Entry fee: Not stated. Looking for: The best literary work, whether fiction, non-fiction, drama or poetry, the central theme of which is concerned with the mountain environment. Website: http://www.boardmantasker.com T.S. Eliot Prize Closing date: 3rd August 2019 Prizes: £25,000, 10 x £1,500. Entry fee: Not stated. Looking for: A published book of poetry. Website: http://tseliot.com/prize/ Momaya Poetry Competition Closing date: 30th October 2019. Prizes: First Prize: $100 (£70) and one copy of the Momaya Poetry Review 2019; Second Prize: $50 (£35) and one copy of the Momaya Poetry Review 2019; Third Prize:  $30 (£20) and one copy of the Momaya Poetry Review 2019. In addition, up to 50 honourable mentions will be published in the review. Entry fee: £7 (about US$9) per poem. Looking for: Any style, so long as the poems fit the chosen theme. Further details: Entries may be up to 1,500 words long Website: http://momayapress.com/submit-a-poem/
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