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The 2023 Colorado Prize for Poetry

The Colorado Prize for Poetry is an international poetry book manuscript contest. Manuscripts must be at least 48 pages but no more than 100 pages.

There is a $28 online entry fee, which includes a one-year subscription to Colorado Review.

The winner receives a $2,500 honorarium and publication of his or her book by the Center for Literary Publishing.

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2023 Leica Women Foto Project Award

The competition is open to residents of the United States, United Kingdom, Mexico, and Canada who are at least 21 years of age.

Entrans may submit a series of 10 images. The series must tell a single story through a woman’s perspective.

One winner in each region will receive:
•  $10,000 USD
• Leica SL2-S camera and Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70 f/2.8 ASPH lens.

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Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize

The competition is organized by Overland, an Australian literary and cultural magazine.

This is a prize for original pieces of short fiction written in English, up to 3000 words in length.

Entry fee: $12 AUD for subscribers and $20 AUD for non-subscribers.

The winner will receive $5,000 AUD. Two runners-up will each receive $750 AUD.

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Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2023

The competition is open to professional photographers and photography or film students.

Entry is free.

Prizes:
• Portrait: 10.000 €
• Photojournalism: 5.000 €
• Sustainability: 5.000 €
• German Peace Prize for Photography: 10.000 € 
• Best Work by an Emerging Photographer: 5.000 €

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33rd International Illustration Contest

Each participant may submit one or more illustrations on the theme: ''Friendship''.

The competition is open to illustrators from around the world.

Entry is free.

The Grand Prize winner will receive USD $2,000 cash prize and Clip Studio Paint EX Activation Code.

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Mslexia Women's Poetry Competition 2022

The competition is open to women of any nationality from any country.

Poems may be in any style, of any length, on any subject.

Entry fee: £10 for three poems.

The winner will receive £2,000.

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Concrete in Life 2022 Global Photography Competition

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GGCA) has launched the 4th international photography competition ''Concrete in Life''.

The competition is open to amateur and professional photographers around the world.

Entry is free.

The overall winner will receive $10,000.

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The Masters Review Chapbook Open

The competition is open to emerging writers.

Entries can be short fiction, essays, flash fiction, mini novellas. Manuscripts should be between 25-45 pages.

The entry fee is $25.

The winning writer will receive $3000, manuscript publication, and 75 contributor copies.

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Bird Photographer of the Year 2023

The competition is open to anyone.

Photographs of any species of bird taken anywhere in the world are eligible for entry.

Entry fees:
1 image - £6
5 images - £15
10 images - £25

The Grand Prize Winner will receive a cash prize of £5,000.

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KOKUYO Design Award 2023

The KOKUYO Design Award is an international product design competition. Any stationery, furniture or tool used in working, learning and living scenes is eligible for entry.

The competition is free to enter.

Prizes:
• Grand Prix (one winner): 2,000,000 Yen
• Merit Award (three winners): 500,000 Yen
• Yokoku Award (up to twenty winners): 30,000 Yen

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