Copied and pasted from the Portent Press website (http://www.portentpress.com/): We are currently accepting submissions of poetry pamphlets and collections to be released from January 2015. The submission period for poetry pamphlets will remain open until further notice, with ongoing reading. We aim to respond to all submissions within two months.
For full details of what we are looking for, please see the details on our submissions manager.
‘Digital Papercut’ is published by Wordpool Press, a new US small press set up by graduates of Central Michigan University. Submit up to three poems at one time. Submit by email with a brief covering letter, contact information and a third-person biog of 50-150 words. Attach files in doc or rtf format. Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://wordpoolpress.com/submit.html
I found this on the Poetry Library website (http://www.poetrylibrary.org.uk/competitions/) but the actual competition site is a bit unclear as to whether we are still in time to submit! I hope so…
Theatre Cloud, in conjunction with the Touring Consortium Theatre Company and their new UK touring production of Pat Barker’s Regeneration, is making a call out for you to write POETRY ABOUT WAR and BECOME A WAR POET OF TODAY. We want your response to images of war in poetry. We are looking for the war poets of TODAY. 1st prize: £500, 2 runners up will each win £250. All three poems will also receive a public reading of their poem during the last week of Regeneration. Entry Fee: £0
Another last-minute one – apologies again. Poetry Society’s national youth slam championships. Theme: Identity. Judges: A panel of artists including Kate Tempest. The 6 final winners will be invited to London to attend a master class led by poet Joelle Taylor, before performing a debut professional set at the Royal Festival Hall on October 31st. Open to all 12-18 year olds resident in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Entry Fee: £0
Sorry this is such short notice! Just spotted it on the Poetry Library competitions page. Copied and pasted from the competition site (http://www.exiledwriters.co.uk/):
Exiled Writers Ink is pleased to present the poetry competition for UK refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and exiles
Free entry First prize: £400 plus assessment of winner’s poetry collection by The Literary Consultancy.
Second Prize: £200. Third Prize: £100 Free membership of Exiled Writers Ink for a year. A special poetry night at which the winners will be announced and will perform their poetry. The competition will be judged by the distinguished poets:
Dajit Nagra – Michael Zand – Alev Adil
Daljit Nagra has published three collections of poetry with Faber and Faber and has won several prizes including two Forward Prizes, a South Bank Show Decibel Award and has been twice nominated for the TS Eliot Prize. He currently lives in West London.
Michael Zand is a writer, poet, editor and researcher. His published collections of poetry include lion – the iran poems (Shearsman 2010) and The Wire and other poems (Shearsman 2012). He won the 2008 Roehampton UniversityPoetry Performance prize.
Dr Alev Adil is Artist in Residence at the University of Greenwich where she is also Principal Lecturer in visual culture and creative writing. She has been widely published in academic and literary journals and has reviewed for many publications including The Independent and The Times Literary Supplement. She is a juror on the 2014 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize (UK) and the 2014 Golden Island International Film Festival (Cyprus).