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This week’s batch of prizes includes fiction and poetry. Deadlines range from Aug 8-31.

The Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize is open to residents of Upstate New York. Submitted work must be a book of poems in English, at least 48 pages long, published between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014. Books may be submitted either by the author or the publisher. The winner will receive $3,000 and publication by Red Hen Press. Writers who have been previously published by Red Hen Press are not eligible. Entry fee: $25. Deadline: August 31, 2014. For complete guidelines, please visit the website.

The 11th Annual Gival Press Short Story Award is now accepting submissions of previously unpublished original short stories written in English. Stories must be between 5,000 and 15,000 words. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication on the Gival Press website and in a future anthology of short stories. Entry fee: $25. Deadline: August 8, 2014. For complete guidelines, please visit the website.

The Grayson Books Poetry Prize is now open for submissions to all poets writing in English. Submitted manuscripts must be 50-80 pages. The winner will receive $1,000, publication, and 10 copies of the collection. Entry fee: $25. Deadline: August 15, 2014. For complete guidelines, please visit the website.

The Manchester Writing School is currently accepting submissions for their Poetry and Fiction Prizes. The Fiction Prize will award £10,000 (> $15,125) to the best short story. The story can be on any subject, and in any style, but must be fiction and must not be previously published. The Poetry Prize will award £10,000 (> $15,125) to the writer of the best portfolio of poetry submitted. Entrants are asked to submit a portfolio of three-to-five poems (total maximum combined length: 120 lines). The poems can be on any subject, and in any style, but must not be previously published. Entry fee: £17 (> $25) per entry. Deadline: August 29, 2014. For complete guidelines, please visit the website.

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