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This week’s contests include both poetry and fiction, with deadlines ranging from June 15-June 30.

The Bitter Oleander Press Library of Poetry Competition is currently accepting submissions for an unpublished manuscript of poetry. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication. Manuscript must range between 48 and 80 pages in length and be written in English. Translations do not qualify for this award. Entry fee: $25. Deadline: June 15, 2013. For complete submission guidelines, please visit the website.

The Red Hen Press Short Story Award is currently accepting submissions for an original short story of any theme. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in the Los Angeles Times Review. Entry fee: $20 for two stories, 25 page limit per story. Deadline: June 30, 2013. For complete guidelines, please visit the website.

Ropewalk Press is currently accepting submission for their Fiction Chapbook Prize. The winner will receive $1,000, publication, and 25 complimentary copies. Maximum length: 45 pages. Entry fee: $20 for the first entry; $5 each additional entry. Deadline: June 15, 2013. For complete guidelines, visit the website and select Chapbook Contest Guidelines on the left hand sidebar.

Salamander Magazine is now accepting submissions for its annual Fiction Prize. The winner receives $1,500 and publication. Stories must not exceed 30 pages (double spaced, 12 point font). Multiple entries are allowed but each story must be submitted separately. Entry fee: $15 per entry. Deadline: June 15, 2013. For complete guidelines, please visit the website.

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