Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Chapbook season--and the deadlines approach!

Yes, it's time to send out your manuscripts.

If you reside in Washington State, the Floating Bridge Press deadline is February 16. Here are the details:

  • Washington State (USA) residents only.

  • Simultaneous submission OK. Individual poems may be previously published.

  • Maximum 24 pages of poetry (does not include title page or table of contents).

  • Title page and paginated table of contents. Please include page number and title of manuscript on every page. Standard three-hole punch on left side.

  • Author's name must not appear on the manuscript. Include a separate page containing title, author's name, address, telephone, email, and acknowledgements of previous publication, if any.

  • Manuscripts are judged anonymously and will not be returned. Winner receives $500, 15 copies, and a reading in the Seattle area.

  • For notification of manuscript receipt, include a SAS Postcard (optional).

  • For results notification, include a #10 SASE.

  • All entrants will receive a copy of the winning chapbook, and individual poems will be considered for inclusion in Floating Bridge Review, the annual Floating Bridge Press journal.

  • Reading Fee: $12.00 check or money order, payable to: Floating Bridge Press.

  • Deadline: Postmark between November 1, 2010 – February 16, 2011, inclusive.

  • Winner to be announced in May 2011. Reading in September 2011.

  • Mail To: Floating Bridge Press, P.O. Box 18814 Seattle, WA 98118.

  • Questions? Send email to floatingbridgepress@yahoo.com.
  • No electronic submissions at this time, please.

And if you live anywhere and are writing in English, the Tupelo Press Snowbound Series chapbook contest closes February 28.

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