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    Outrider Press Literary Anthology/Contest Guidelines Sponsored by Outrider Press in affiliation with TallGrass Writers Guild   Working title: Fearsome
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      Outrider Press' Literary Anthology/Contest Guidelines Sponsored by Outrider Press in affiliation with TallGrass Writers Guild  

      Working title: Fearsome Fascinations. We interpret broadly; can mean fascination with the paranormal as well as snakes and spiders, and dangerous/extreme sports, addictions and the allure of Forbidden Fruit: Bad Boys, Vamps, flirty married bosses, vices, etc.  Especially interested in poetry. Previously published material and simultaneous submissions OK.  $1000 in cash prizes for First ($500 each for poetry and prose) as determined by the judge, tentatively scheduled to be Diane Williams.  Also: 2nd and 3rd places, and Hon. Mention.  All winners receive Featured Reader status at the Kick-Off Reading at Chicago Tribune Printers Row Book Fair, the nation’s third largest book fair of its kind (depending on CTPRBF scheduling).  Each published contributor receives a free copy of the anthology.  Entry fees for each category are $16, reduced to $12 each for TWG members.   Required entry form for the 2009 Anthology/Contest  is part of COMPLETE GUIDELINES available from <outriderpress(at)sbcglobal.net> or <tallgrassguild(at)sbcglobal.net>, replacing (at) with @. 

      Poetry: Single-page poems to 28 lines – single spacing OK for poetry. Prose poems may be treated as prose at judge’s discretion. Reading fee for 1-4 poems: $16US/$12US-TWG member. For 5-8 poems per person: $32US/$24US-TWG member. For 9-12 poems: $48US/$36US, etc.

      Prose: 2500 w
      ord limit per entry; sections from longer works accepted. Reading fee for each entry: $16 US/$12US-TWG member. For 2 prose entries per person: $32US/$24US-TWG member; for 3: $48/$36, etc.

        NO LIMIT ON NUMBER OF SUBMISSIONS IN EITHER CATEGORY

      DEADLINE: Postmarked no later than 2-27-09. Mail submissions to:  TallGrass Writers c/o Outrider Press, 2036 North Winds Drive , Dyer, IN 46311.  FOR COMPLETE GUIDELINES: <outriderpress(at)sbcglobal.net> or <tallgrassguild(at)sbcglobal.net> replacing (at) with @ or 219-322-7270 or toll-free 866-510-6735



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