call for submissions: Manorborn
- Manorborn 2009
Manorborn is an annual print journal published by the Harford Poetry and
Literary Society (MD)www.harfordpoetrysociety.org). The anthology features
poetry, fiction, memoir, essay, and black and white art and photography.
Call for 2009 Submissions
Deadline: April 15, 2009
Manorborn is now accepting submissions for its 2009 issue on the theme of
WATER. The theme is deliberately broad, intended to allow you maximum room
for creative expression.
E-mailed submissions are accepted and should be sent to:
<hpls(at)harfordpoetrysociety.org> (replace (at) with @)
with work sent in a Word or Rich Text Format
Send postal mail submissions to: HPLS/c/o M. Mullins/2121 Cox
Your name and email address should appear above each poem or piece of prose
in the attachment. USPS-mailed submissions must be typed on unlined paper
using 12 point Times New Roman or similar font; your name and address should
appear on each page. Digital artwork and photo images at 300 dpi should be
no larger than 8.5" x 5.5". Original artwork or photos should be no larger
than 8.5" x 11".
In your email or cover letter, please include the following information:
Name, City and State, Email address, Description of attached or enclosed
work(s), and brief biographical sketch. Simultaneous submissions and
previously published work are accepted, but must be identified as such.
Submissions will not be acknowledged, but if your work is selected for
publication, you will be contacted before June 30. Manuscripts and artwork
will not be returned, so do not send your only copy.
You may submit up to five (5) poems, one (1) fiction or non-fiction piece,
and up to three (3 ) pieces of artwork or photography. All submissions
should focus on the theme of WATER. There is no submission fee, but neither
is there compensation for accepted work. Copies of Manorborn will be
available for purchase upon publication; discounts will be given for
purchase of multiple copies. Manorborn is available at amazon.com and is
distributed and sold locally.
Poetry: Poetry in any style or form is welcome. Poetry must be single
spaced, maximum 40 lines per poem, 5 poems maximum.
Fiction, memoir, essay: Work should be typed double spaced; maximum word
count per piece is 1,500 words, 1 piece per contributor.
Artwork, photography: Submit up to 3 pieces in 300 dpi no larger than 8.5"
Please check your work carefully before submission; all work submitted
should be polished and free of errors. Manorborn does not publish all
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]