Award for African Poets living anywhere in the world

Run by the Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation, this award is open to all African poets, living anywhere in the world, provided they will not have published (including self-publishing) a full-length collection by May 2015. The first prize winner will receive USD1,000, and the top ten will receive mentorship and publication. Deadline is May 15th 2015, 11.59pm Ugandan time. For more information, visit: http://www.bnpoetryaward.co.ug/submit-poems/
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Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award

This prestigious international prize is open to poets aged 11 to 17. Deadline 31 July 2015.

The following is copied from the website:
‘With acclaimed poets Liz Berry and Michael Symmons Roberts at the helm, this year’s competition is once again on the hunt for the world’s most exciting new poets aged 11-17. Last year the Award received entries from 7,603 young poets from a total 78 countries, cementing its position as the world’s largest literary competition. Among last year’s winners were poets from France, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, India, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Canada and the USA – and from right across the UK.’
For more information, visit: http://poetrysociety.org.uk/competitions/foyle-young-poets-of-the-year-award/

The Fable Online now open to poetry submissions

This ezine published out of the United Arab Emirates has decided to include poetry among its accepted genres (short stories and flash fiction). The editors prefer non-rhyming poetry, but it can vary from the classic to the experimental.
For more information, visit the website: http://www.thefableonline.com/submission-guidelines.html

Young Poets Network Resource Site

Supported by Arts Council England and the Poetry Society, among others, this is a great place to visit if you’re a young poet: http://www.youngpoetsnetwork.org.uk/

Visit the site for advice on submitting your work, for explanations about terminology, for listings of poetry-related opportunities, and even for the chance to have your poem/s published on the site.

‘Tin House’ seeks submissions

Tin House magazine (published out of Portland, US) is open to submissions until 31 May 2015 for its winter 2015 and spring 2016 issues. See below:
‘Winter, 2015: Open, non-themed. Pub date December 1, 2015. Deadline for submissions: May 31, 2015

‘Spring, 2016: FAITH. We are looking for fiction, poems, essays, and interviews dealing with the faith in not only religions, but faith in knowledge, math, science, people, animals, places, institutions, food, color—anything that could possibly be a receptacle for one’s faith, questioned or unquestioned. Pub date March 1, 2016. Deadline for submissions: May 31, 2015.’

For submissions information, visit: http://www.tinhouse.com/magazine/submission-guidelines.html