poetry contest: Apprentice House
Apprentice House is the country’s only campus-based, student-staffed publishing
company. Directed by professors and industry professionals, it is a nonprofit activity of
the Communication Department at Loyola College in Maryland. The Apprentice House
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APPRENTICE HOUSE ANNUAL POETRY CHAPBOOK CONTEST
Poets & Writers Call for manuscripts: Chapbooks
APPRENTICE HOUSE Contest for poets previously unpublished in book form. Winner
receives $250 prize and 20 copies. $25 submission payable to AH. Deadline March 14
postmark. Submit at least 30 pages of typed poetry. Chapbook Contest, Apprentice
House, Comm Dept., Loyola College, 4501 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210. For
guidelines, visit www.apprenticehouse.com/resources
Entrants should be previously unpublished in book form. Please include an
acknowledgments page that lists poems previously published in periodicals,
anthologies, journals, etc., and a one-paragraph bio (both will be removed before final
Manuscripts should be typed (and available in electronic format), paginated, with two
cover pages: one should include entrant’s name, address, contact information (including
e-mail address, if available), and title of manuscript; the other should include title of
manuscript only. (Coversheet with name will be removed before final judging.)
FINALIST MANUSCRIPTS WILL BE JUDGED ANONYMOUSLY.
Except for coversheet and bio, the entrant’s name should not appear anywhere on the
Manuscripts will be recycled; please do not send your original or only copy.
SASE(s): Include a self-addressed stamped postcard for confirmation of receipt or use
your cancelled check as verification. Include an 8x10 self-addressed stamped mailer
with adequate USPS postage to receive a complimentary copy of the winning chapbook.
Submit a minimum of 30 pages of poetry, $25 entry fee (made payable to Apprentice
House), and SASEs for confirmation and comp copy of winner, if desired, to
4501 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210
Deadline: March 14, 2008, postmark.
Loyola College staff, faculty, students, and their immediate family, and previous AH
chapbook contest winners, are ineligible.
The winner of the competition will be notified by May 31, with the winning chapbook
published in Fall 2008.
AH Poetry Chapbook Contest Winner 2007
My Father’s Speech
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