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Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest

Prizes: $2,000
Deadline: April 1, 2015
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Prizes: $3,000
Deadline: April 30, 2015

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Prizes: $3,000
Deadline: September 30, 2014

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