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  • crwropps@aol.com
    updated information--deadline extended to 3-31     TallGrass Writers Guild Literary Anthology/Contest Guidelines Sponsored by Outrider Press in affiliation
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 25, 2009
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      updated information--deadline extended to 3-31

       

       

      TallGrass Writers Guild

      Literary Anthology/Contest Guidelines

      Sponsored by Outrider Press in affiliation with TallGrass Writers Guild

      NEW INFORMATION-Deadline extended to 3-31-09; Email outriderpress(at)sbcglobal.net or tallgrassguild(at)sbcglobal.net. Replace (at) with @.

       

      Planned publication date: late summer/early fall 2009. Working title: Fearsome Fascinations. We interpret broadly; can mean fascination wi th 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. Award of $1000 in cash prizes for First ($500 each for poetry and prose) . Also: 2nd,  3rdplaces, + Hon. Mention. All winners receive Featured Reader status at the Kick-Off Reading at Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, the nation’s third largest book fair of its kind (depending on CTPRLF 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. Current annual U.S. TWG membership fee of $45 ($25 for students w/xerox of valid photo ID) includes six 12-page newsletters each year. An entry form for the 2009 Anthology/Contest (available w/SASE, if not attached to these guidelines) must be completed and accompany each entry category. To obtain,20email: 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 word 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.

       

      NEW INFORMATION: Judge: We delighted to have secured the services of Diane Williams as judge. She is an award-winning writer/educator, and author of Performing Seals. She has studied abroad on a variety of fellowships, currently teaches at Chicago's Kendall College, and has a memoir-in-progress.

      Submission Guide (for complete guidelines, email outriderpress(at)sbcglobal.net, replacing (a) with @. Send two copies of each manuscript (ms.) Plus disk as follows:

      §         HARD COPY – Double-spaced manuscript on one side, on 8.5”x11” unlined white paper. Single-spacing okay for poetry. Only laserjet, inkjet or letter-quality dot matrix acceptable; plus: Four-sentence bio; plus:

      §         ELECTRONIC – Provide ms. and bio (separate files, please) on small capacity flash drive or CD, usin
      g Windows Rich-Text-Format (RTF) or Microsoft Word (not Works).  Package your CDs safely to prevent damage. Specify word processing program on label + author’s name and e-mail address. No MAC.

      §    0    Include name, address, phone/FAX numbers (w/area code) and e-mail addresses on first sheet of fiction; each sheet of poetry. Your phone number and e-mail address are required on every item.

       

      §         Include a stamped, self-addressed #10 (business size) envelope (SASE) for response. Mss. shredded/recycled, not returned. Include a stamped, self-addressed postcard to have receipt of ms. confirmed.

       

      DEADLINE: Postmarked no later thanEXTENDED DEADLINE OF 3-31 

       

      FOR COMPLETE GUIDELINES WITH REQUIRED ENTRY FORM: outriderpress(at)sbcglobal.net or tallgrassguild(at)sbcglobal.net, replacing (a) with @. Telephone: 219-322-7270 or toll-free 866-510-6735

       






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    • aejos
      TallGrass Writers Guild Literary Anthology/ContestGuidelines Themeis: Embers and Flames’; direct links to the environment and natural world of campfires,
      Message 2 of 3 , Dec 15, 2014
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        TallGrass Writers Guild Literary Anthology/Contest Guidelines
        Theme is: 'Embers and Flames’; direct links to the environment and natural world of camp fires, lightning strikes, forest fires, and even global warming are fine, but don’t overlook all kinds of literal firefighting on land and sea. Also: political, strategic, romantic and other metaphoric ‘embers and flames’ and ‘flames and embers’ like quenching political scandals; combat firefights; and passions reawakened. We interpret broadly. Especially interested in poetry. Sponsored by Outrider Press in affiliation with TallGrass Writers Guild – Our 20th year of acclaimed annual anthologies.  
        Postmark Deadline: February 27, 2015. Prizes: $500 each for poetry and prose. Include SASE. Previously published and simultaneously submissions OK (please indicate on entry form). 
        Planned publication date: early fall 2015.  Entry fee for each group or partial group of 1-4 poems or each prose entry is $16, reduced to $12 each for TWG members.  An entry form for the 2015 Anthology/Contest must be completed and accompany each entry category. To obtain, email us for complete guidelines. No limit on number of submissions in either category. 
        Phone: 219-322-7270 or toll-free 866-510-6735

        FOR COMPLETE GUIDELINES with required entry form email: <outriderpressATsbcglobalDOTnet> or <tallgrassguildATsbcglobalDOTnet>
         
         

      • aejos
        Deadline’s only a few weeks away! TallGrass Writers Guild seeks poetry, short fiction and essays for its annual anthology. Sponsored by Outrider Press in
        Message 3 of 3 , Mar 8
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          Deadline’s only a few weeks away! TallGrass Writers Guild seeks poetry, short fiction and essays for its annual anthologySponsored by Outrider Press in affiliation with TallGrass Writers Guild – it's our 20th year of acclaimed annual anthologies.   Prizes: $500 each for poetry and prose.  
           
          Theme is: 'Embers and Flames’; direct links to the environment and natural world of camp fires, lightning, forest fires, and even global warming are fine, but don’t overlook all kinds of literal firefighting on land and sea. Also: political, strategic, romantic and other metaphoric ‘embers and flames’ like re-awakened passions and quenching political scandals. We interpret broadly. Especially interested in poetry.

          Postmark Deadline : March 27, 2015. Previously published and simultaneous submissions OK (please indicate on entry form). Planned publication date: early fall 2015.  Entry fee for each group or partial group of 1-4 poems or each prose entry is $16, reduced to $12 each for TWG members. 

          No limit on number of submissions in either category.

          For complete guidelines email : outriderpressATsbcglobalDOTnet> or < tallgrassguildATsbcglobalDOTnet>
           
           An entry form for the 2015 Anthology/Contest must be completed and accompany each entry category. This is available on Submittable OR email us for complete guidelines. 
           
          To enter electronically go to:   http://tallgrasswritersguildDOTsubmittableDOTcom/submit  
           
          To enter via postal mail, email:  <outriderpressATsbcglobalDOTnet> or < tallgrassguildATsbcglobalDOTnet>
           



          -----Original Message-----
          From: PHYLLIS NELSON AKA WHITNEY SCOTT <outriderpress@...>
          To: Crwropps <crwropps@...>
          Sent: Sat, Mar 7, 2015 11:00 pm
          Subject: Update for Posting, Please

          Please post this reminder that deadline's coming up. Thank you so much.

          Whitney Scott
          President, TallGrass Writers Guild
          _____________________________________________________
           
          Deadline’s only a few weeks away! TallGrass Writers Guild seeks poetry, short fiction and essays for its annual anthologySponsored by Outrider Press in affiliation with TallGrass Writers Guild – it's our 20th year of acclaimed annual anthologies.   Prizes: $500 each for poetry and prose.  
           
          Theme is: 'Embers and Flames’; direct links to the environment and natural world of camp fires, lightning, forest fires, and even global warming are fine, but don’t overlook all kinds of literal firefighting on land and sea. Also: political, strategic, romantic and other metaphoric ‘embers and flames’ like re-awakened passions and quenching political scandals. We interpret broadly. Especially interested in poetry.

          Postmark Deadline : March 27, 2015. Previously published and simultaneous submissions OK (please indicate on entry form). Planned publication date: early fall 2015.  Entry fee for each group or partial group of 1-4 poems or each prose entry is $16, reduced to $12 each for TWG members. 

          No limit on number of submissions in either category.

          For complete guidelines email : outriderpressATsbcglobalDOTnet> or < tallgrassguildATsbcglobalDOTnet>
           
           An entry form for the 2015 Anthology/Contest must be completed and accompany each entry category. This is available on Submittable OR email us for complete guidelines. 
           
          To enter electronically go to:   http://tallgrasswritersguildDOTsubmittableDOTcom/submit  
           
          To enter via postal mail, email:  <outriderpressATsbcglobalDOTnet> or < tallgrassguildATsbcglobalDOTnet>
           



           
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