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  • aejos
    Deadline for the MMM Press poetry book prize is in just twelve days! August 16th 2008. Our final judge this year is Steven Huff: Steven Huff s second book of
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 4, 2008
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      Deadline for the MMM Press poetry book prize is in just twelve days! August 16th 2008.

      Our final judge this year is Steven Huff:

      Steven Huff's second book of poems More Daring Escapes was released in 2008 by Red
      Hen Press. A book of stories, A Pig in Paris will be released in 2008 by Big Pencil Press. He
      is a Pushcart winner in fiction, and his poetry has been read by Garrison Keillor on The
      Writer's Almanac. He teaches creative writing at Rochester Institute of Technology and in
      the MFA program at Pine Manor College. He is proprietor of a new literary publishing
      company, Tiger Bark Press.


      See the full guidelines at:
      http://mmminc.org/html/contests2008_mmm.htm
      (email entries are accepted now as well as traditional paper submissions)

      Printable guidelines with an entrant's order form are at:
      http://mmminc.org/other_assets/2008_MMMP_prize.pdf
    • crwropps@aol.com
      Many Mountains Moving Press Poetry Book Prize Guidelines http://www.mmminc.org/other_assets/2009_MMMP_prize.pdf Prize: The winner receives $1,000 and
      Message 2 of 4 , Sep 10, 2009
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        Many Mountains Moving Press
        Poetry Book Prize Guidelines
        http://www.mmminc.org/other_assets/2009_MMMP_prize.pdf

        Prize: The winner receives $1,000 and publication by MMM Press in 2010.

        EXTENDED DEADLINE: Sept. 22, 2009 (postmark).

        Entry fee: $25

        {Entitles entrants to a discounted MMM Subscription for $10.00, and any of the MMM
        Press Books, They Sing at Midnight, invisible sister, & Feeding the Fear of the Earth, Silkie or
        Ashes in Midair, also for $10 (shipping included). Please use the order form on the other side.}

        Final Judge: TBA

        Eligibility:
        • Open to all poets and writers whose work is in English.
        • Staff and their family members are not eligible to enter.
        • Simultaneous submissions allowed if the poet agrees to notify MMM Press of acceptance
        elsewhere.
        • Entries may not be previously published, but individual poems and chapbook-length
        sections may have been if the previous publisher gives permission to reprint.
        (More than half of the ms. may not have been published as a collection.)

        Submission Checklist:
        • A typed ms. of 50–100 pages of original poetry, single- or double-spaced.
        (The author’s name must NOT appear anywhere on the ms.)
        • A cover letter with the title of the collection, a brief bio, your name, address, phone
        number, and e-mail address(es).
        • Acknowledgments may be included in the ms. but are not required.
        • A $25 check or money order payable to Many Mountains Moving Press.
        • An SASE for the winner announcement. Mss. w
        ill not be returned.
        Send to: Many Mountains Moving Poetry Book Contest 
        Many Mountains Moving Press 
        Jeffrey Ethan Lee, Senior Poetry Editor 
        1705 Lombard St 
        Phila. PA 19146

        Or via e-mail, send an attachment (RTF, Word, WordPerfect or PDF) 
        to <editors(at)mmminc.org> (replace (at) with (@)



        without any identification in the ms. itself. Send a cover letter on paper along with the order
        form (other side) to the above address with a check and identification of the ms. etc. as with any
        paper submission. Mss. will be acknowledged as received when the check and order form arrive.
        ___________________________________________________________________________

        Order form for contest entrants
        Free back issues available for a limited time & get discounts on subscriptions and MMM Press books.
        ___________________________________________________________________________



        The last of the FREE back issues will be sent to the first entrants this year.
        Quantities are limited. Send a query via email if you want a particular back issue.
        Discounted subscriptions & books for contest entrants only:

        A new one year subscription or a renewal starting with Vol. IX, the second print annual (2007-2008) is
        $10.00.

        Two years is $18.00. Shipping included


        ALL MMM PRESS Poetry Books Are $10.00 (shipping included).
        Check which one(s) you want.

        Susan Settlemyre Williams, Ashes in Midair (2008) _______

        Anne-Marie Cusac, Silkie (2007) _______

        Patrick Lawler, Feeding the Fear of the Earth (2006) _______

        Jeffrey Ethan Lee’s invisible
        sister (2004) _______

        Alison Stone’s They Sing At Midnight (2003) _______

        SUBTOTAL ________

        CO residents add ONE of the following tax amounts:
        Boulder—7.36%; Denver Metro—3.7%; CO outside of Denver area—2.9%.
        (Int’l shipping: Canada: add $4 to subscription; add $4 for each book. Other countries: add $5 for each book.
        Taxes, if applicable, & international shipping ________

        ENTRY FEE = $25.00

        TOTAL = ________

        Name : _________________________________

        Address: ________________________________

        _______________________________________





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