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Harold Morton Landon Translation Award

Harold Morton Landon Translation Award
A prize of $1,000 is given annually to a U.S. citizen for a translation of a book of poetry from any language into English published in the United States during the previous year. Collaborations by two translators are eligible, but anthologies of work by more than two translators are not. Bill Johnston will judge. Publishers may submit three copies of books published in 2014 by February 15. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

42 Miles Poetry Award

42 Miles Poetry Award

A prize of $1,000, publication by 42 Miles Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Current and former students of Indiana University in South Bend are ineligible. David Dodd Lee will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by March 1. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Poetry Manuscript Contest

Poetry Manuscript Contest

A prize of $1,200 and publication by Georgetown Review Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Terrance Hayes will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $30 entry fee by February 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Book Awards

Book Awards

Two prizes of $1,000 each are given annually for books of poetry and fiction published during the previous year. The Milt Kessler Poetry Book Award is given for a poetry collection of at least 48 pages. The John Gardner Fiction Book Award is given for a novel or a short story collection. Publishers may submit two copies of books published in 2014 by March 1. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

American Poetry Journal Book Prize

American Poetry Journal Book Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Dream Horse Press is given annually for a poetry collection. J. P. Dancing Bear will judge. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 65 pages with a $25 entry fee by February 28. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Paterson Poetry Prize

Paterson Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a book of poetry published in the previous year. The winning poet must participate in an awards ceremony and give a reading at the Poetry Center in Paterson, New Jersey. Books of at least 48 pages with a minimum press run of 500 copies are eligible. Publishers may submit three copies of books published in 2014 by February 1. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Devil's Kitchen Reading Awards

Devil's Kitchen Reading Awards

Three prizes of $1,000 each and an all-expenses-paid trip to give a reading at the Devil's Kitchen Fall Literary Festival at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale in October 2015 are given annually for a poetry collection, a novel or a collection of short fiction, and a book of creative nonfiction published in the previous year. Authors and publishers may submit one copy of a book published in 2014 and a brief biography, including publication history, with a $20 entry fee by February 2. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Literary Awards

Literary Awards

Three prizes of $2,500 each are given annually for books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction (including creative nonfiction) published in the previous year. Books by writers who were born in or are residents of Virginia or, in the case of nonfiction, books with a Virginia theme, are eligible. Submit four copies of a book published in 2014 by February 12. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Snowbound Chapbook Award

Snowbound Chapbook Award

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Tupelo Press is given annually for a poetry chapbook. Submit a manuscript of 20 to 36 pages with a $25 entry fee by February 28. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Sawtooth Poetry Prize

Sawtooth Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,500, publication by Ahsahta Press, and 25 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Current and former students of Boise State University are ineligible. Ed Roberson will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by March 1. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.