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  • crwropps@aol.com
    NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC. http://www.nfsps.com 2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
    Message 1 of 12 , Aug 1, 2008
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      NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC.


      http://www.nfsps.com


      2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION


      awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books





      GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION


      http://nfsps.com/stevens1.htm


       



      manuscript by a single author

      48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting manuscript title page, contents, acknowledgments, or any other front matter

      typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

      no author identification anywhere in manuscript

      pages numbered, one poem, one column per page

      may include individual previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

      simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted


      enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding





      Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address, phone number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society membership.  Include a table of contents.





      NO CERTIFIED OR REGISTERED MAIL.  NO DISKS.





      Manuscripts will NOT be returned. For notification of competition results, enclose a business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide email address.





      All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition chair. Approximately 100 manuscripts will be sent, without identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced.





      The winning manuscript will be
      published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2009.





      Address for Submissions:


      Eleanor Berry, Chair 


      NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition


      22614 N. Santiam Hwy.


      Lyons, OR 97358 





      Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2008 (postmark deadline)





      Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers


      (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.)





      Notification: to those who send SASE or email address, January 2009





      Past Judges: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue Brannan Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman, Ruth Berman, Peter Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy

       


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    • crwropps@aol.com
      NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC. http://www.nfsps.com 2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
      Message 2 of 12 , Sep 5, 2008
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        NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC.

        http://www.nfsps.com

        2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION

        awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books




        GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

         

        ·         manuscript by a single author

        ·         48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting manuscript title page, contents, acknowledgments, or any other front matter

        ·         typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

        ·         no author identification anywhere in manuscript

        ·         pages numbered, one poem, one column per page

        ·         may include individual previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

        ·         simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted


        ·         enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding





        Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address, phone number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society membership.  Include a table of contents.





        NO CERTIFIED OR REGISTERED MAIL.  NO DISKS.





        Manuscripts will NOT be returned. For notification of competition results, enclose a business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide email address.






        All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition chair. Approximately 100 manuscripts will be sent, without identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced.





        The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2009.





        Address for Submissions:


        Eleanor Berry, Chair 


        NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition


        22614 N. Santiam Hwy.


        Lyons, OR 97358 





        Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2008 (postmark deadline)





        Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers


        (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.)





        Notification: to those who send SASE or email address, January 2009





        Past Judges: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue Brannan Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman, Ruth Berman, Peter Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy




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      • aejos
        NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC. http://www.nfsps.com 2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
        Message 3 of 12 , Sep 22, 2008
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          NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC.
          http://www.nfsps.com
          2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION
          awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books

          GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION
          http://www.nfsps.com/stevens1.htm

          · manuscript by a single author

          · 48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting
          manuscript title page, contents, acknowledgments, or any other front matter

          · typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

          · no author identification anywhere in manuscript

          · pages numbered, one poem, one column per page

          · may include individual previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate
          sheet)

          · simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted

          · enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or
          binding

          Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address, phone
          number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society membership. Include a
          table of contents.

          NO CERTIFIED OR REGISTERED MAIL. NO DISKS.

          Manuscripts will NOT be returned. For notification of competition results, enclose a
          business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide email address.

          All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the
          competition chair. Approximately 100 manuscripts will be sent, without identification or
          acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results
          are announced.

          The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be
          available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2009.

          Address for Submissions:
          Eleanor Berry, Chair
          NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition
          22614 N. Santiam Hwy.
          Lyons, OR 97358

          Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2008 (postmark deadline)

          Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers
          (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.)

          Notification: to those who send SASE or email address, January 2009

          Past Judges: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue Brannan
          Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman, Ruth Berman, Peter
          Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy
        • crwropps@aol.com
          NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC. http://www.nfsps.com 2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
          Message 4 of 12 , Oct 6, 2008
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            NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC.


            http://www.nfsps.com


            2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION


            awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books





            GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION


             



            ·         manuscript by a single author

            ·         48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting manuscript title page, contents, acknowledgments, or any other front matter

            ·         typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

            ·         no author identification anywhere in manuscript

            ·         pages numbered, one poem, one column per page

            ·         may include individual previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

            ·         simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted


            ·         enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding





            Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address, phone number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society membership.  Include a table of contents.





            NO CERTIFIED OR REGISTERED MAIL.  NO DISKS.





            Manuscripts will NOT be returned. For notification of competition results, enclose a business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide email=2
            0address.





            All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition chair. Approximately 100 manuscripts will be sent, without identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced.





            The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2009.





            Address for Submissions:


            Eleanor Berry, Chair 


            NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition


            22614 N. Santiam Hwy.


            Lyons, OR 97358 





            Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2008 (postmark deadline)





            Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers


            (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.)





            Notification: to those who send SASE or email address, January 2009





            Past Judges: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue Brannan Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman, Ruth Berman, Peter Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy




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          • crwropps@aol.com
            NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC http://www.nfsps.com 2009 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
            Message 5 of 12 , Jul 11 6:03 AM
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              NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC


              http://www.nfsps.com


              2009 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION


              awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books



               GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

              ·     manuscript by a single author

              ·     48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting front matter

              ·     typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

              ·     no author identification anywhere in manuscript

              ·     pages numbered, one poem, one column per page

              ·    may include previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

              ·     simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted

              ·     enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding

               


              Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address, phone number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society membership. Include a table of contents. 

              Manuscripts will NOT be returned. Entrants who enclose a business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide an email address, will be notified of the results in January 2010. 

              Do NOT send by certified or registered mail. Do NOT send disks. 

              Notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere. 

              All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition chair. Approximately
              100 will be sent, without identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced. 

              The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2010. 

              Address for Submissions:


              Eleanor Berry, Chair 


              NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition


              22614 N. Santiam Hwy.


              Lyons, OR 97358  




              Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2009 (postmark deadline)


              Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers


              (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.) 



              Past Judges: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue Brannan Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman, Ruth Berman, Peter Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy, Carolyne Wright


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            • crwropps@aol.com
              NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC http://www.nfsps.com 2009 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
              Message 6 of 12 , Aug 14, 2009
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                NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC
                http://www.nfsps.com
                2009 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION
                awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
                GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION
                · manuscript by a single author
                · 48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting
                front matter
                · typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations
                · no author identification anywhere in manuscript
                · pages numbered, one poem, one column per page
                · may include previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)
                · simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted
                · enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO
                staples or binding

                Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address,
                phone number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society
                membership. Include a table of contents.
                Manuscripts will NOT be returned. Entrants who enclose a business-size
                self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide an email address, will be notified
                of the results in January 2010.
                Do NOT send by certified or registered mail. Do NOT send disks.
                Notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere.
                All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall
                quality by the competition chair. Approximately 100 will be sent, without
                identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain
                anonymous until the results are announ
                ced.
                The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will
                be available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2010.
                Address for Submissions:
                Eleanor Berry, Chair
                NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition
                22614 N. Santiam Hwy.
                Lyons, OR 97358
                Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2009 (postmark deadline)
                Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers
                (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.)
                Past Judges: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue
                Brannan Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman,
                Ruth Berman, Peter Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy, Carolyne
                Wright


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              • crwropps@aol.com
                NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC http://www.nfsps.com 2009 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
                Message 7 of 12 , Sep 20, 2009
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                  NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC
                  http://www.nfsps.com
                  2009 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION
                  awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books

                   GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

                  ·     manuscript by a single author

                  ·     48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting front matter

                  ·     typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

                  ·     no author identification anywhere in manuscript

                  ·     pages numbered, one poem, one column per page

                  ·    may include previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

                  ·     simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted

                  ·     enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding

                   

                  Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address, phone number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society membership. Include a table of contents. 

                  Manuscripts will NOT be returned. Entrants who enclose a business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide an email address, will be notified of the results in January 2010. 

                  Do NOT send by certified or registered mail. Do NOT send disks. 

                  Notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere. 

                  All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition chair. Approximately 100 will be sent, with
                  out identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced. 

                  The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2010. 




                  Address for Submissions:

                  Eleanor Berry, Chair 
                  NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition
                  22614 N. Santiam Hwy.
                  Lyons, OR 97358  




                  Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2009 (postmark deadline)
                  Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers
                  (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.) 

                  Past Judges: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue Brannan Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman, Ruth Berman, Peter Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy, Carolyne Wright


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                • aejos
                  NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC http://www.nfsps.com http://www.nfsps.com/stevens1.htm 2013 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding
                  Message 8 of 12 , Sep 30, 2013
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                    NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC

                    http://www.nfsps.com

                    http://www.nfsps.com/stevens1.htm

                    2013 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION

                    awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books

                     

                    GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

                     

                             Except for previous Stevens winners, open to all poets writing in English

                            48-70 page poetry manuscript by a single author

                             Typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

                             No author identification anywhere in manuscript

                             Pages numbered, no more than one poem per page

                             May include previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

                             Simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted

                             Enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding

                             No certified or registered mail; no disks

                     

                    Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address including zip and phone , if applicable, state poetry society membership and which state. Include a table of contents.

                     

                    Enclose a business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope to be notified of the results in January 2014.  Manuscripts will be recycled.

                    Notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

                     

                    Notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

                     

                    All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition Chairman. Approximately 100 will be sent, without identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced.

                     

                    The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at the NFSPS annual convention, on the web, and elsewhere in June 2014.

                     

                    Address for Submissions:

                    Amy Jo Zook, Chairman 
                    NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition
                    3520 State Route 56
                    Mechanicsburg, OH 43044

                  • aejos
                    NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC http://www.nfsps.com http://www.nfsps.com 2014 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 +
                    Message 9 of 12 , Sep 4, 2014
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                      NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC

                      http://www.nfsps.com


                      2014 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION

                      awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books

                       

                      GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

                       

                               Except for previous Stevens winners, open to all poets writing in English

                              48-70 page poetry manuscript by a single author

                               Typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

                               No author identification anywhere in manuscript

                               Pages numbered, no more than one poem per page

                               May include previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

                               Simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted

                               Enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding

                               No certified or registered mail; no disks

                       

                      Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address including zip and phone , if applicable, state poetry society membership and which state. Include a table of contents.

                       

                      Enclose a business-size (#10) self-addressed, stamped envelope to be notified of the results in January 2015.  Manuscripts will be recycled.

                      Notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

                       

                       

                      All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition Chairman. Approximately 100 will be sent, without identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced.

                       

                      The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at the NFSPS annual convention, on the web, and elsewhere in June 2015.

                       

                      Address for Submissions:

                      Amy Jo Zook, Chairman 
                      NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition
                      3520 State Route 56
                      Mechanicsburg, OH 43044

                      937-834-2666

                       

                      Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2014 (postmark deadline)

                       

                      Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers

                      (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.)


                    • aejos
                      National Federation of State Poetry Societies http://www.nfsps.com/manuscriptguidelines.pdf http://nfsps.com/stevens1.htm 2015 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT
                      Message 10 of 12 , Jul 8 7:01 AM
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                        National Federation of State Poetry Societies
                        http://www.nfsps.com/manuscriptguidelines.pdf
                        http://nfsps.com/stevens1.htm

                        2015 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION
                        A prize of $1,000 + publication by the National Federation of State Poetry Societies Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry manuscript of 48-70 pages. Entry fee, $25 ($20 for NFSPS members). Submit September 1-October 1 only, via Submittable or U.S. Mail. Complete guidelines posted at nfsps.com or send SASE to Wilda Morris, Chair, NFSPS Stevens Manuscript Competition, P O Box 1669, Bolingbrook IL 60440.
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