Coffee-House Poetry Troubadour International Poetry Prize
October 20, 2014
Open to all poets   18+
1st 5,000 GBP, 2nd 1,000 GBP, 3rd 500 GBP
plus 20 prizes of 25 GBP each
plus a spring 2015 coffee-house-poetry season-ticket
plus a prize-winners' coffee-house poetry reading with amy wack & neil astley
on mon 1st dec 2014
Poems must be in English, must each be no longer than 45 lines, must fit on one side of one A4 or US-Letter-size page, must show title & poem only, must not show poet’s name or any other identifying marks on submitted poems (whether submitted by post or as e-mail attachment), must be the original work of the entrant (no translations) & must not have been previously broadcast or published (in print or online); prize-winning poems may be published (in print or online) by Troubadour International Poetry Prize, & may not be published elsewhere for one year after Monday 20th Oct 2014 without permission; no limit on number of poems submitted; no alterations accepted after submission.
Judged by Amy Wack & Neil Astley with both judges reading all poems.
The winner of the annual Omnidawn Fabulist Fiction Chapbook Competition wins a $1,000 prize, publication of the chapbook with a full color cover by Omnidawn, 100 free copies of the winning book, and extensive display advertising and publicity, including prominent display ads in Poets & Writers Magazine, Rain Taxi Review of Books and other publications.
For this contest, Fabulist Fiction includes magic realism and literary forms of fantasy, science fiction, horror, fable, and myth. Stories can be primarily realistic, with elements of non-realism, or primarily, or entirely non-realistic.
Open to all writers. All stories within a fiction submission must be original, in English, and previously unpublished. Submissions should be 5,000 to 12,000 words, consisting of either one story or multiple stories.
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