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  • crwropps@aol.com
    Tebot Bach announces The Clockwise Chapbook Competition http://tebotbach.org/clockwise.html Competition Guidelines Winner will receive $500 Prize and Chapbook
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 1, 2010
      Tebot Bach announces The Clockwise Chapbook Competition

      http://tebotbach.org/clockwise.html



      Competition Guidelines



      Winner will receive $500 Prize and Chapbook Publication in Perfect Bound Editions


      Winner announced in September 2010 with Publication in April 2011



      Judge: Gail Wronsky



      The competition is open to all poets writing in English




      Entries of up to 24-28 pages of original poetry in English must be postmarked by April 30, 2010. Entries postmarked after April 30, 2010 will not be read. Manuscripts will not be returned. Manuscripts must be bound with a binder clip. No staples, folders, or printer-bound copies. No photographs, images, or illustrations. Please do not include acknowledgements at this time. Please do not include any identifying information anywhere in the manuscript. Submit two title pages. The first, not fastened with the manuscript, should include the title of the manuscript, author’s name, address, telephone number, and email address in upper right corner. The second, fastened with the manuscript, should include only the title in upper right corner. Entries should be fastened in this order:



      1. Title page

      2. Table of Contents

      3. Collection of poems

      Items 1 and 2 are not included in the page count noted above



      Manuscripts should be letter-quality, typewritten, and single-spaced. Photocopies are acceptable. Please do not submit your only copy, as manuscripts will not be returned.



      Tebot Bach assumes no responsibility for damaged or lost manuscripts.



      Manuscripts must be previously unpublished.



      Translations and multi-authored collections are not eligible.



      Past and current students and employees of the Loyola Marymount University are not eligible. Past and current volunteers and employees of Tebot Bach are not eligible. Poets who have studied with Gail Wronsky in more than 2 workshop settings are not eligible.



      Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but Tebot Bach must be notified immediately if a collection is accepted for publication via email:<mifanwy(at)tebotbach.org> (replace (at) with @)




      Please include a non-refundable reading fee of $15, check or money order, made out to Tebot Bach with Clockwise in the notation line. Include a business-size SASE (self-addressed envelope) for notification. Include a SAPC (self-addressed postcard) for notification of receipt of manuscript. Postcard should include title of manuscript.



      Mail manuscript, check or money order payable to Tebot Bach, SASE, SAPC in one envelope to:



      Tebot Bach
      Clockwise
      PO Box 7887
      Huntington Beach, CA 92615-7887






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    • crwropps@aol.com
      Tebot Bach announces The Clockwise Chapbook Competition Competition Guidelines Winner will receive Book Publication in Perfect Bound Editions Winner announced
      Message 2 of 2 , Apr 27, 2011
        Tebot Bach announces
        The Clockwise Chapbook Competition

        Competition Guidelines

        Winner will receive Book Publication in Perfect Bound Editions
        Winner announced in September 2011 with Publication in April 2012
        Judge: Gail Wronsky

        The competition is open to all poets writing in English.

        Individual poems in the manuscript previously published in magazines,
        print or web journals, or anthologies are acceptable, but the work as a
        whole must be unpublished including self-published books.

        Entries of up to 24–32 pages of original poetry in English must be
        postmarked by April 30 of the year of the contest. Entries postmarked
        after April 30 will not be read. Manuscripts will not be returned.
        Manuscripts must be bound with a binder clip. No staples, folders, or
        printer-bound copies. No photographs, images, or illustrations. Please
        do not include acknowledgements at this time. Please do not include any
        identifying information anywhere in the manuscript. Submit two title
        pages. The first, not fastened with the manuscript, should include the
        title of the manuscript, author’s name, address, telephone number, and
        email address in upper right corner. The second, fastened with the
        manuscript, should include only the title in upper right corner.
        Entries should be fastened in this order:

        1. Title page
        2. Table of Contents
        3. Collection of poems
        Items 1 and 2 are not included in the page count noted above

        Manuscripts should be letter-quality, typewritten, and single-spaced.
        Photocopies are acceptable. Please do not submit your only copy, as
        manuscripts will not be returned.

        Tebot Bach assumes no responsibility for damaged or lost manuscripts.

        Manuscripts must be previously unpublished.

        Manuscripts will not be returned.

        Translations and multi-authored collections are not eligible.

        Past and current students and employees of the Loyola Marymount
        University are not eligible. Past and current volunteers and employees
        of Tebot Bach are not eligible. Poets who have studied with Gail
        Wronsky in more than 2 workshop settings are not eligible.

        Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but Tebot Bach must be
        notified immediately if a collection is accepted for publication via
        email: <mifanwy(at)tebotbach.org> (replace (at) with @ in sending
        e-mail)

        Please include a non-refundable reading fee of $15, check or money
        order, made out to Tebot Bach with Clockwise in the notation line.
        Include a business-size SASE (self-addressed envelope) for
        notification. Include a SAPC (self-addressed postcard) for notification
        of receipt of manuscript. Postcard should include title of manuscript.

        Mail manuscript, check or money order payable to Tebot Bach, SASE, SAPC
        in one envelope to:

        Tebot Bach
        Clockwise
        Post Office Box 7887
        Huntington Beach CA 92615-7887
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