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Utica College-Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize

August 31

A prize of $2,000 is given annually for a poetry collection published in the previous year by a resident of upstate New York. The winner will also give a reading and teach a master class at Utica College in April 2019. Submit two copies of …

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Glimmer Train Press-Very Short Fiction Award

August 31

A prize of $2,000 and publication in Glimmer Train Stories is given twice yearly for a short short story. Using the online submission system, submit a story of 300 to 3,000 words with a $16 entry fee by August 31.

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Ex Ophidia Press-Poetry Book Contest

August 31

A prize of $1,000, publication by Ex Ophidia Press, and 15 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Richard-Gabriel Rummonds will judge. Submit a manuscript of 64 to 84 pages with a $25 entry fee by August 31.

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Gulf Coast-Barthelme Prize for Short Prose

August 31

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Gulf Coast is given annually for a work of short prose. Submit a prose poem, a piece of flash fiction, or a micro-essay of up to 500 words with an $18 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Gulf Coast, by …

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Black Lawrence Press-St. Lawrence Book Award

August 31

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Black Lawrence Press is given annually for a debut collection of poems or short stories. The editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poetry manuscript of 45 to 95 pages or a fiction manuscript of 120 …

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Grid Books-Off the Grid Poetry Prize

August 31

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Grid Books is given annually for a poetry collection by a writer over the age of 60. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 50 pages with a $25 entry fee by August 31. …

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Red Hen Press Quill Prose Award

August 31

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Red Hen Press is given annually for a short story collection, a novel, or an essay collection by a queer writer. David Francis will judge. Submit a manuscript of at least 150 pages with a $10 entry fee …

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Aesthetica-Creative Writing Award

August 31

Two prizes of £1,000 (approximately $1,290) each and publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual are given annually for a poem and a short story. The winner in poetry also receives a full membership to the Poetry Society in London, and the winner in short fiction receives …

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Gemini Magazine-Flash Fiction Contest

August 31

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Gemini Magazine is given annually for a short short story. The editors will judge. Submit a story of up to 1,000 words with a $5 entry fee by August 31.

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