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The Washington Prize,a Good Place for Your Poetry Manuscript
The Washington Prizeis a $1500 poetry manuscript award that includes book publication anddistribution to all American and Canadians entrants writing in English. Athree-tiered reading process provides comments to those interested entrantswhose manuscripts are semi-finalists or finalists. Many Washington Prizeentrants who have received these comments have gone on to win book publication.
Send 48- to 64-page manuscripts between January 15 to March15, 2013, inclusive.
We accept original and unpublished manuscriptselectronically or in paper. We are looking for the best manuscript with norestraint on subject matter or style. Follow the submission manager guidelinesfor electronic entries. All manuscripts are read blind without identifyinginformation.
Use professional standards for font choice and size. Do notinclude images.
Entry fee is $25 US drawn on a US bank only, made payable toThe Word Works. Payment through the electronic submissions process uses Paypal.
Winner will be selected by August 30, 2013. Book publicationis planned for January 2014. Winner receives over 100 books plus review copies.
For paper submissions, use a binder clip to fasten themanuscript. Manuscripts will be recycled. Follow website guidelines.
Visit wordworksbooks.organd look for the “Online Submissions” option under “The Washington Prize orsnail mail to:
Nancy White, Washington Prize
Dearlove Hall, SUNY Adirondack
640 Bay Road
Queensbury, NY 12804
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