Magma’s 2013 Poetry Competion: closing date 12 Dec 2013

Magma Judge’s Prize 

Magma Editors’ Prize  for poems of up to 12 lines,  judged by a panel of Magma Editors comprising Julia Bird, Rob Mackenzie, Ian McEwen, Laurie Smith and Karen McCarthy Woolf.

Entry Fees: £5 for the first poem, £4 for the second and £3 for the third and each subsequent poem.  Magma magazine subscribers benefit from reduced fees.

For more information see http://magmapoetry.com/competition-2/

COMPAS Poetry Competition 2013, supported by Keble College. Closing date 11 Oct 2013

The topic is Poetry on the Move, “celebrating a decade of work in the field of migration“.

Judge: Ruth Padel.

First prize £700, second prize £200 and third prize £100.

Eligibility: residents of the UK and Ireland over the age of 18 (excluding organising and judging staff and their relations).

Up to 5 entries per person.More details on the COMPAS website.

Gulf Coast’s 2013 Barthelme Prize for Short Prose: closing date 31 Aug 2013

Judged by Robert Coover, closes for entries on August 31st.

Established in 2008, the winner is awarded $1,000 and publication in the journal. Two honorable mentions each receive $250 and will also be published. All entries are considered for paid publication on the Gulf Coast website

Information on how to enter is online here.