This week’s batch of contests includes two poetry book contests! Deadlines range from June 30-July 1.
Bauhan Publishing is now accepting submissions for the 2014 May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Book Prize. The contest is open to international residents but the book must be written in English (translations are not eligible). The winner receives $1,000, book publication, and 100 copies of the published book. Entry fee: $25. Deadline: June 30, 2014. For complete guidelines, please visit the website.
Glimmer Train’s Fiction Contest is currently accepting submissions. The winner will receive $2,500, publication in Glimmer Train Stories, and 20 copies of that issue. Second place will receive $1,000 and 10 copies if accepted for publication. Third place will receive $600, or $700 and 10 copies if accepted for publication. Stories can range from 2,000 to 20,000 words. Entry fee: $19. Deadline: June 30, 2014. For complete guidelines, please visit the website.
Omnidawn’s First/Second Book Poetry Contest is currently open to writers who have never published a full-length book of poetry, or who have published only one full-length book of poetry. Manuscript length should be no longer than 120 pages. Contest judges are open to a wide range of styles, approaches, forms, etc. Entry fee: $27. Deadline: June 30, 2014. For complete guidelines, please visit the website.
The Richard J. Margolis Award is awarded annually to a promising new journalist or essayist whose work combines warmth, humor, wisdom and concern with social justice. The award includes a one-month residency at Blue Mountain Center and a $5,000 prize.To apply, please include three copies of at least two examples of your work (published or unpublished, 30 pages maximum), a short biographical note, and a description of the project you plan to work on.Deadline: July 1, 2014. For more information, please visit the website.