poetry chapbook contest for Washington state poets
- Floating Bridge Press is accepting poetry chapbook submissions from Washington State poets until February 15, 2010. All manuscripts will be considered for the annual Floating Bridge Chapbook Competition. The winner will receive publication, $500, 15 books, and a Seattle reading. In addition, all individual poems will be considered for inclusion in Floating Bridge Review No. 3.
Floating Bridge Review will be published in June 2010. The winning chapbook will be published in September 2010.
Previous winners include Katharine Whitcomb, Nancy Pagh, Holly, J. Hughes, Annette Spaulding-Convy, Timothy Kelly, Michael Bonacci, Kelli Russell Agodon, Joseph Green, Chris Forhan, Bart Baxter, Molly Tenenbaum, Donna Waidtlow, Nance Van Winckel, and Joannie Kervran Stangeland.
For more information about Floating Bridge Press, please see our website, http://www.scn.org/floatingbridge/main.html.
Washington State (USA) residents only.
Simultaneous submission OK. Individual poems may be previously published.
Maximum 24 pages of poetry (does not include title page or table of contents).
Title page and paginated table of contents. Please include page number and title of manuscript on every page. Standard three-hole punch on left side.
Author's name must not appear on the manuscript. Include a separate page containing title, author's name, address, telephone, email, and acknowledgements of previous publication, if any.
Manuscripts are judged anonymously and will not be returned. Winner receives $500, 15 copies, and a reading in the Seattle area.
For notification of manuscript receipt, include a SAS Postcard (optional).
For results notification, include a #10 SASE.
All entrants will receive a copy of the winning chapbook, and individual poems will be considered for inclusion inFloating Bridge Review, the annual Floating Bridge Press journal.
Reading Fee: $12.00 check or money order, payable to: Floating Bridge Press.
Deadline: Postmark February 15, 2010.
Winner to be announced in May 2010. Reading in September 2010.
Mail To: Floating Bridge Press, P.O. Box 18814 Seattle, WA 98118.
Questions? Send a SASE to the above address, or send email to <floatingbridgepress(at)yahoo.com> replace (at) with @)
No electronic submissions at this time, please.
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