Poetry

Green Writers Press

Seeks fiction, short stories, poetry and environmental essays that help foster a sustainable environment. Publishes its titles with environmentally-responsible practices and materials. Email submissions.

Published: October 7, 2013

YoungArts 2014

In recognition of up-and-coming artists, YoungArts awards • Cash prizes of up to $10,000 • Access to scholarships, professional contacts and career opportunities including the chance to appear in YoungArts MasterClass on HBO • Opportunities to participate in master classes with renowned artists such as Edward Albee and John Guare and collaborate with artists from …

Published: October 7, 2013

Omnidawn Open (Poetry Book Contest)

Open for all writers with no limitations on the amount of poetry a writer has published. Maximum 120 pages. Most manuscripts are 40-80 pages long. Entries must be received or postmarked between Nov.1 and Dec. 31. Submit by regular mail or online submission manager.

Published: October 7, 2013

Dorset Prize

Submit a previously unpublished, full-length poetry manuscript. No mandatory page count. 48 to 88 pages suggested. Submit by online submission manager or regular mail.

Published: October 7, 2013

The Nick Blatchford Occasional Verse Contest

Submit previously unpublished poems of any length “that make something of an occasion (be it public or private) or simply mark one.” Open to Canadians or current residents of Canada. Submit from website.

Published: October 7, 2013

The Crazyhorse Prizes

Submit fiction, poetry or essays online between Jan. 1 and Jan. 31. Max 25 pages for fiction and nonfiction or three poems.

Published: October 7, 2013

University of North Dakota Writers Conference

Free and open to the public, the conference features author readings and presentations, a film festival, fiction and poetry workshops, meet-the-author sessions and panel discussions. Featured authors and artists include Robert Pinsky, Jessica Lott, Sarah Leavitt and Brian Maxwell.

Published: October 7, 2013

San Francisco Writers Conference

Top authors, agents and editors meet to discuss fiction, nonfiction, poetry and specialty writing such as children’s books and travel writing. Other topics include marketing, self-publishing, Internet possibilities and trends in the publishing industry. Keynote speakers: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, NoViolet Bulawayo and Barry Eisler.

Published: October 7, 2013