Online Submissions Guidelines For All Contests
Please don't forget to pay your entry fee. The fee is $30 for poetry and $40 for fiction. There is a button for fiction and a button for poetry. There is also a drop-down button at the end of this page . Please list your PayPal transaction ID in the Comments section. This is especially important if your PayPal account is under a different name from the author name. If you don't wish to pay electronically, you may send a check to Elixir Press, PO Box 27029, Denver, CO 80227.
Your ms. should be a Microsoft Word doc, docx, or rtf; or Acrobat PDF.
Please consult the general guidelines for all other information.
The Antivenom Poetry Award Guidelines:
Submissions to the Antivenom Poetry Awards are accepted only between January 1 and March 31.
Online submissions manager:
Elixir Press is sponsoring a contest for a first or second book of poetry. The winner will receive a prize of $1,000. The winning manuscript will be published by Elixir Press. All entries will be considered for publication.
Manuscripts should be typed on one side of the page only and on standard paper. No dot matrix unless letter quality.
Send a business size SASE for reply only; manuscripts cannot be returned. An SAS postcard for receipt of the manuscript is optional.
Please use a 12 to 14 point font.
Do not send the only copy of your manuscript.
Do not send biographical material, photographs, CDs, videos, or illustrations.
Enclose a cover sheet stating the name of the manuscript and the author's name, address, and telephone number and a cover sheet with the title alone.
Manuscripts must be paginated and include a table of contents and an acknowledgments page if appropriate.
Simultaneous submissions are welcome, so long as Elixir is notified immediately if a manuscript is accepted elsewhere.
Manuscripts must be at least 48 pages in length.
Please secure your manuscript with either a binder clip or file folder. Do not otherwise bind your manuscript.
Contest entry fee is $30.
The postmark deadline for the contest is March 31, 2012.
Submit entries to:
Antivenom Poetry Prize Elixir Press PO Box 27029 Denver, CO 80227