CALL FOR PRIZES AND GRANTS

VOICES OF LINCOLN POETRY CONTEST
The Lincoln Library and Friends of the Lincoln Library are accepting poetry in five categories: Family, Friends, and Community; Creative Ideas for Change; A Time to Remember; Painting a Self-Portrait with Words; and Finding Beauty in Life.
Deadline: July 27, 2013

A ROOM OF HER OWN ORLANDO PRIZES
Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Los Angeles Review are given twice yearly for a poem, a short story, a short short story, and an essay by a woman writer.

Deadline July 31, 2013

BLUE LIGHT POETRY PRIZE AND CHAPBOOK CONTEST
Blue Light Press is accepting manuscripts for the 2013 Blue Light Press Poetry and Chapbook Contest. For guidelines, e-mail: bluelightpress@aol.com or visit their website. The winner will be published by Blue Light Press, receive a $100.00 honorarium and 50 copies of his or her book, which can be sold for $10.00 each, for a total of $600.00.
Deadline: Extended to July 30, 2013

THE MURIEL CRAFT BAILEY MEMORIAL AWARD
The Comstock Review has extended the deadline for its Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award. They are looking for original, unpublished poetry not under consideration elsewhere. First Prize receives $1,000.
Postmarked by: August 1

SNAKE NATION PRESS VIOLET REED HAAS PRIZE FOR POETRY
A prize of $1,000 and publication by Snake Nation Press will be given annually for a poetry collection.
Deadline: August 31, 2013

SUSTAINABLE ARTS FOUNDATION WRITING AWARDS
Five awards of $6,000 each will be given twice yearly to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers with children. Five Promise Awards of $1,000 each will also be given twice yearly to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers with children. Writers with at least one child under the age of 18 are eligible.
Deadline: August 31, 2013

SKAGIT RIVER POETRY CONTEST
The Skagit River Poetry Foundation has announced a new Phyllis L. Ennes Poetry Contest open to all Pacific Northwest poets, from Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, and Montana. Ellen Bass will serve as judge of the contest. Poets are asked to submit three previously unpublished works to skagitcontest@gmail.com.
Deadline: October 15, 2013


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

ROBIN BECKER CHAPBOOK SERIES
Seven Kitchens Press sponsors the annual Robin Becker Chapbook Series for an original, unpublished poetry manuscript in English by a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered or Queer writer. They will select one title from a writer with no previous poetry book or chapbook publication. The winner will receive 50 copies of their work.
Deadline: July 31, 2013

THE MUSE: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF POETRY
The Muse is an online bi-annual journal of poetry and representative poetic criticism. They are now accepting original, previously unpublished poetry submissions and research papers.
Deadline: November 10, 2013

FUTURECYCLE PRESS
FutureCycle Press is now reading poetry and flash fiction written in the English language for books, chapbooks, and anthologies to be published globally in both print-on-demand and Kindle ebook formats. They read year-round. Simultaneous submissions are okay.
Deadline: On-going

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