This week’s contests include both poetry and prose with July 15, 2013 deadlines.
The Literal Latté Poetry Award is currently accepting submissions. Poems must be unpublished and must not exceed 2,000 words. All styles are welcome. The winner receives $1,000, second prize receives $300, and third prize receives $200. Entry fee: $10 per set of up to 6 poems; $15 per set of 10 poems. Deadline: July 15, 2013. For complete guidelines, please visit the website.
The annual Rattle Poetry Prize is currently open to submissions. The winner will receive $5,000 and publication in the Winter 2013 issue of Rattle. Poems may be any length, style, or subject. Entry fee: $20 per entry (includes a subscription to Rattle). You can submit four poems per entry. Deadline: July 15, 2013. For complete guidelines, please visit the website.
The Cincinnati Review is now accepting submissions for its annual Robert and Adele Schiff Prose and Poetry Awards. Writers may submit up to 8 pages of poetry or 40 pages of prose, per entry. Submissions must be previously unpublished. The winner of each category will receive $1,000 and publication The Cincinnati Review. Entry fee: $20 (includes a one year subscription to The Cincinnati Review). Deadline: July 15, 2013. For complete guidelines, please visit the website.
The Story Prize is now accepting submissions. The prize is restricted to collections of short fiction (at least two stories and/or novellas) by a living author, written in English. Entries may be submitted by the author, publisher, or agent. Books must be published from January through June (books published from July through December are due in November; another notice will be posted in October). The winner will receive $20,000 and two runners-up will receive $5,000 each. Entry fee: $75. Deadline: July 15, 2013. For complete guidelines, please visit the website.