ANNUAL GIVAL PRESS OSCAR WILDE AWARD
Gival Press, LLCP.O. Box 3812 Arlington VA 22203
Contact: Robert L. Giron.
“Award given to the best previously unpublished original poem–written in English of any length, in any style, typed, double-spaced on 1 side only–which best relates gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered life, by a poet who is 18 years or older. Entrants are asked to submit their poems without any kind of identification (with the exception of titles) and with a separate cover page with the following information: name, address (street, city, and state with zip code), telephone number, e-mail address (if available), and a list of poems by title. Checks drawn on American banks should be made out to Gival Press, LLC.”
Prize: Prize: $100 and the poem, along with information about the poet, will be published on the Gival Press website.
Costs: $5 reading fee per poem
- Deadline: June 27 (postmarked).
- Prize: Prize: $100 and the poem, along with information about the poet, will be published on the Gival Press website.
FIREHOUSE THEATRE PROJECT NEW PLAY COMPETITION
The Firehouse Theatre Project1609 W. Broad St. Richmond VA 23220
Phone: (804)355-2001 Website: www.firehousetheatre.org
Contact: Literary Manager FTP..
Calls for previously unpublished full-length works with non-musical and non-children’s themes. Submissions must be in standard play format. Scripts should be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from a company or individual familiar with your work. Submissions must be unpublished. Visit website for complete submission guidelines. “We’re receptive to unusual, but well-wrought works.” Acquires the right to produce the winning scripts in a staged reading for the FTP Festival of New American Plays. Following the Festival production dates, all rights are relinquished to the author. Open to US residents only.
Judged By: a committee selected by the executive board of the Firehouse Theatre Project.
Prize:1st Prize: $1,000, 2nd Prize: $500
- Deadline: June 30
- Prize: 1st Prize: $1,000, 2nd Prize: $500
DRUE HEINZ LITERATURE PRIZE
University of Pittsburgh Press, Eureka Building, 5th Floor3400 Forbes Ave. Eureka Bldg., 5th Floor Pittsburgh PA 15260
Phone: (412)383-2492 Fax: (412)383-2466 Website: www.upress.pitt.edu
Offered annually to writers who have published a book-length collection of fiction or a minimum of 3 short stories or novellas in commercial magazines or literary journals of national distribution. Does not return mss.
Judged By: Judged by anonymous nationally known writers such as Robert Penn Warren, Joyce Carol Oates, and Margaret Atwood.
- Established: 1981
- Deadline: Submit May 1- June 30 only.
- Prize: Prize: $15,000