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    Texas Review Press  George Garrett Fiction Prize Competition  http://www.shsu.edu/~www_trp/documents/Garrett_Guidelines.pdf Rules and Guidelines    Mail
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      Texas Review Press 


      George Garrett Fiction Prize Competition 

      http://www.shsu.edu/~www_trp/documents/Garrett_Guidelines.pdf






      Rules and Guidelines 


       


      Mail to: Texas Review Press 


      Department of English 


      Sam Houston State University 


      Box 2146 


      Huntsville, TX  77341-2146 


       


      1. Submitted manuscripts must be postmarked by September 15. 


      2. Manuscripts may be up to 250 pages in length. 


      3. Manuscripts are handled as blind submissions at all levels of the judging process. 


      4. Manuscripts must be submitted to the address above with two title pages—one with the 


      author's name, address, and telephone number, and one without.  


      5. The author's name must not appear on any other page of the manuscript. 


      6. The envelope label should be clearly labeled “George Garrett Fiction Prize Competition.” 7. 


      SASE must be included for the purpose of a reply only; manuscripts will not be returned. 


      8. A reading fee of $20 must accompany each manuscript. Checks should be made out to 


      “Friends of the Texas Review Press.” 


      9. Each person who enters the contest will receive a one-year subscription to The Texas Review, 


      and will also receive discounts on winning books. 


      10. The winning manuscript will receive a cash prize of $200 and publication. 


      11. The manuscripts are first judged by a network of published writers. The final ra
      nking is 


      concluded by major American writers. 


      12. All judges have pledged to return to TRP immediately any manuscript whose author they 


      have identified. Any manuscripts so returned will be sent to another initial judge. In the case of a 


      finalist manuscript being returned, it will be an automatic finalist in the following year's 


      competition. 


       


      NOTE: Some years we publish the best book of short fiction and the best novel. 


       


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