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Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Ohio University Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 95 pages with a $25 entry fee by October 31. Call or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Kinereth Gensler Awards

Kinereth Gensler Awards

At least one prize of $2,000, publication by Alice James Books, and a cooperative membership is given annually for a poetry collection by a poet living in New England, New York State, or New Jersey. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee ($30 for online submissions) by October 1. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Book Contest

Book Contest

A prize of $1,000, publication by Brick Road Poetry Press, and 25 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Keith Badowski and Ron Self will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by November 1. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize

Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize

A prize of $15,000 and publication by Fiction Collective Two, an imprint of University of Alabama Press, is given annually for a short story collection, a novella or novella collection, or a novel. U.S. writers who have published at least three books of fiction are eligible. Rikki Ducornet will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of any length, a brief bio, and a list of three previously published works of fiction with a $25 entry fee by November 10. Call, e-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

NOS Book Contest

NOS Book Contest

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Les Figues Press is given annually for an innovative book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction. Cross-genre collections are also eligible. Aimee Bender will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 62 to 250 pages with a $25 entry fee, which includes a book from the Les Figues Press catalogue, by September 15. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition

Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition

A prize of $1,000, publication by National Federation of State Poetry Societies Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 70 pages with a $25 entry fee ($20 for National Federation of State Poetry Societies members) by October 15. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Poetry Prize

Poetry Prize

A prize of $3,000 and publication by St. Augustine's Press is given annually for a poetry collection that pays close attention to form. Charles Martin, Roger Kimball, and David Yezzi will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 60 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 30. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

MVP Competition

MVP Competition
Two prizes of $1,000 each are given annually for book-length manuscripts of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction by emerging writers. The winning works are published by New Rivers Press and distributed nationally through Consortium. Submit a poetry manuscript of 50 to 80 pages; a collection of short stories, novellas, or personal essays of 100 to 200 pages; or a novel or memoir of up to 400 pages with a $25 entry fee between September 15 and November 1. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Green Rose Prize

Green Rose Prize
A prize of $2,000 and publication by New Issues Poetry & Prose is given annually for a poetry collection. Poets who have published at least one book-length collection of poetry are eligible. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 120 pages with a $25 entry fee by September 30. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

MILLER WILLIAMS ARKANSAS POETRY PRIZE

MILLER WILLIAMS ARKANSAS POETRY PRIZE

A prize of $5,000 and publication by University of Arkansas Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Enid Shomer will judge. Submit a manuscript of 60 to 90 pages with a $25 entry fee between September 1 and October 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.