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  • crwropps@aol.com
    Perugia Press Prize for a First or Second Book of Poetry by a Woman http://www.perugiapress.com/contest_print.html Prize: $1000 and publication Guidelines
    Message 1 of 2 , May 6, 2008
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      Perugia Press Prize
      for a First or Second Book of Poetry by a Woman
      http://www.perugiapress.com/contest_print.html

      Prize: $1000 and publication

      Guidelines

      Manuscript Requirements

      Send between 48 and 72 pages, on white, 8.5 x
      11-inch paper, with legible typeface, pagination,
      and fastened with a removable clip. No more than
      one poem per page.
      Include two cover pages: one with title of
      manuscript, name, address, telephone number, and
      e-mail address, and one with just title of
      manuscript. Cover letter and bio not required.
      Include contents and publications acknowledgments
      pages.
      Eligibility

      Poet must be a living US resident.
      Poet must have no more than one previously
      published book of poems. Chapbooks and books in
      other genres do not count. If the submission is
      for a second book, please indicate on
      acknowledgments page the title of your first
      book.
      Translations and previously self-published books
      are not eligible, nor are revisions; the winning
      manuscript may undergo revisions before
      publication.
      Terms

      An entry fee of $22 must accompany each
      submission, made payable to Perugia Press. You
      may submit more than one manuscript; each is
      considered a separate submission and must include
      a separate entry fee.
      Individual poems may have been published
      previously in magazines, journals, chapbooks of
      fewer than 48 pages, or anthologies, but the
      collection as a whole must be unpublished.
      Simultaneous submissions permitted. Notify
      Perugia Press if accepted elsewhere.
      Judging Process

      To be certain that manuscripts receive the
      fairest consideration, all manuscripts are
      submitted to the judging panel anonymously.
      Identifying material, acknowledgment pages, and
      bios are removed and filed for reference at the
      conclusion of the competition.
      All readers are trusted and respected by Perugia
      Press.
      Notification

      Winner is announced via e-mail or enclose SASE.
      Notification will be by April 1.
      Do not enclose SASE for return of manuscript; all
      manuscripts will be recycled at the conclusion of
      the competition. Please do not send your only
      copy.
      Deadline

      Entry must be postmarked between August 1 and
      November 15.
      Early submissions strongly encouraged.
      Mail Manuscript and Entry Fee to: (No FedEx or
      UPS)

      Perugia Press Prize
      P.O. Box 60364
      Florence, MA 01062





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    • crwropps@aol.com
      http://www.perugiapress.com/contest.html Online submissions manager: http://www.perugiapress.com/submgr/index.php Perugia Press Prize for a First or Second
      Message 2 of 2 , Sep 2, 2011
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        http://www.perugiapress.com/contest.html
        Online submissions manager:
        http://www.perugiapress.com/submgr/index.php

        Perugia Press Prize
        for a First or Second Book by a Woman
        Prize: $1000 and publication

        Please read through the general submissions information below and then read ouronline or paper submissions guidelines.
        Eligibility


        Poet must have no more than one previously published book. Chapbooks and books in other genres do not count.
        Translations and previously self-published books are not eligible.
        Poets who have had manuscripts reviewed by Perugia Press editor Susan Kan are not eligible to enter.
        Individual poems many have been published previously in magazines, journals, anthologies, and chapbooks of fewer than 48 pages, but the collection as a whole must be unpublished.
        Simultaneous submissions are fine. Notify Perugia Press if accepted elsewhere.

        Process


        Manuscripts are generally between 45 and 80 pages. Please submit manuscripts that fall within or close to this page count. Use 8.5 x 11-inch white paper with legible typeface, pagination, contents, and no more than one poem per page.
        A non-refundable entry fee of $25 must accompany each submission. You may submit more than one manuscript; each is considered separately and must include a separate entry fee.
        Entry must be mailed between August 1 and November 15. Winner is announced in writing by April 1.
        All manuscripts will be recycled or deleted at the conclusion of the competition. Please do not send your only copy.

        Judging


        To be certain that manuscripts receive the fairest consideration, all manuscripts are submitted to the judging panel anonymously. Take care to follow instructions so that we can remove your name.
        All readers are trusted and respected by Perugia Press.
        We adhere to the CLMP Ethics Statement. See below.

        Online Submissions

        Submitting to us online is easy, saves you money in postage, and saves trees.

        Fill out our online submission application using our online submission manager. Please read and follow all instructions on the online submissions page.
        Make your payment of $25 using your credit card at our secure site.
        Remove identifying material (name, address, email, bio, etc.) from the file you attach.
        Click confirm after you submit your manuscript.

        By Mail


        Please include two cover pages: one with title of manuscript, name, address, telephone number, and email address, and one with title of manuscript only.
        Cover letter and bio not required. Publications acknowledgments may be included.
        Include a $25 check or money order made out to Perugia Press.
        Fasten the pages with a removable clip.
        Send manuscript and fee via USPS (not FedEx or UPS) to:
        Perugia Press Prize
        PO Box 60364
        Florence, MA 01062





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