19 Jul, 2024

Evaristo Prize for African Poetry is Currently Accepting Submissions for 2024/ How to Apply (Prize: $1500 USD)

The 2023-2024 Evaristo Prize for African Poetry is open! This competition is all about celebrating African poets and their creative works. If you’re an African poet, we highly encourage you to participate. The Evaristo prize, formerly known as the Brunel International African Poetry Prize (BIAPP), was founded by British writer Bernardine Evaristo back in 2012. […]

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The Ex-Puritan Magazine is Hiring Poetry Editors / How to Apply (Payment: $1000/Year Honorarium)

The Ex-Puritan Magazine is currently calling for applications from interested poets to lead their poetry section.  The Ex-Puritan began in 2007 as The Puritan Literary Magazine, an independently funded print journal dedicated to publishing fiction, essays, and interviews in Ottawa, Ontario, and was sold in bookstores across the city. In its early years, The Puritan was Ottawa’s only quarterly prose […]

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Call for Submissions – House of Zolo’s Journal of Speculative Literature

The House of Zolo’s Journal of Speculative Literature in it’s third edition is looking for radical, forward-thinking fiction and poetry that examines the future of our planet as it relates to Climate Change. The House of Zolo’s Journal of Speculative Literature is looking for poetry submissions of up to three poems; and short story submissions […]

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The Foley Poetry Contest 2021/ How To Submit(Prize:$1000)

The Foley Poetry Contest: America Media is sponsor of the annual Foley Award, given in honor of William T. Foley, M.D.   Asides from organising The Foley Poetry Contest, America Media is the leading provider of news and analysis for thinking Catholics and those who want to know what Catholics are thinking. They are known […]

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The Society of Classical Poets 2021 Poetry Translation Competition($100 + Publication)

The Society of Classical Poets is accepting poetry translations for their 2021 Poetry Translation Competition. Poets are encouraged to submit poetry translations of poems from the romantic period or earlier. Good knowledge of the iambic meter is an advantage. Eligibility for The Society of Classical Poets 2021 Poetry Translation Competition Poets can be from anywhere in […]

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Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets 2022 /How to Submit ($1,000 + Publication)

The 2022 edition of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets is currently open for submissions. This annual award is for African Poets who have not yet published a collection of poetry. Prizes: The winner of the 2022 edition of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets is given USD $1,000 and publication […]

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The Nigerian Poet, Michael Akuchie, Wins 2019 – 2020 Hellebore Poetry Scholarship Award

Author of the micro-chap “Calling Out Grief” (Ghost City Press, 2019) and a final year undergraduate student of English and Literature at the University of Benin – Michael Akuchie wins the Hellebore Poetry Scholarship Award for 2019 – 2020 for his poetry manuscript, Wreck.  “Wreck features sharp language and images and a reaching towards God […]

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