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    2007 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT CONTEST: http://nfsps.com/stevens1.htm Awards: $1000 + publication + 50 books   GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION  Manuscript by a
    Message 1 of 13 , Sep 5, 2007
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      2007 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT CONTEST:
      http://nfsps.com/stevens1.htm

      Awards: $1000 + publication + 50 books
       
      GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION 
      Manuscript by a single author
      48-70 pages of poetry, including any section title pages, but excluding
      manuscript title page, contents, acknowledgments, and any other front matter
      Typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations
      No author identification anywhere in manuscript
      Pages numbered, one poem, one column per page
      May include individual poems that have been previously published
      Simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted
      Enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples
      or binding
      Include two cover/title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name,
      address, phone number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society
      membership.
      NO CERTIFIED OR REGISTERED MAIL. NO DISKS.
      Manuscripts will NOT be returned. For notification of competition results,
      enclose a business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide email
      address.
      Manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall
      quality by the competition chair. Approximately 100 qualified manuscripts will be
      sent, without identification, to an independent judge, who will remain
      anonymous until the results are announced.
      The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book
      will be available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2008.
       
      MAIL SUBMISSIONS TO:
      Eleanor Berry, Chair
      NFSPS STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION
      22614 N. Santiam Hwy
      Lyons, OR 97358
      SUBMISSION PERIOD: August 1-October 15, 2007 (postmark deadline)
      ENTRY FEE: $20 nonmembers, $15 NFSPS members
      (Members of state societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.)
      NOTIFICATION to those who send SASE or email address, January 2008
      PAST JUDGES: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx,
      Sue Brannan Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce
      Eastman, Ruth Berman, Peter Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli



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    • crwropps@aol.com
      NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC. http://www.nfsps.com 2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
      Message 2 of 13 , Jul 23, 2008
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        NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC.
        http://www.nfsps.com
        2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION
        awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books

        GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION
         

        ·         manuscript by a single author

        ·         48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting manuscript title page, contents, acknowledgments, or any other front matter

        ·         typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

        ·         no author identification anywhere in manuscript

        ·         pages numbered, one poem, one column per page

        ·         may include individual previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

        ·         simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted

        ·         enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding

        Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address, phone number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society membership.  Include a table of contents.

        NO CERTIFIED OR REGISTERED MAIL.  NO DISKS.

        Manuscripts will NOT be returned. For notification of competition results, enclose a business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide email address.

        All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with
        guidelines and overall quality by the competition chair. Approximately 100 manuscripts will be sent, without identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced.

        The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2009.

        Address for Submissions:
        Eleanor Berry, Chair 
        NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition
        22614 N. Santiam Hwy.
        Lyons, OR 97358 

        Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2008 (postmark deadline)

        Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers
        (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.)

        Notification: to those who send SASE or email address, January 2009


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      • crwropps@aol.com
        NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC. http://www.nfsps.com 2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
        Message 3 of 13 , Aug 1 6:35 AM
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          NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC.


          http://www.nfsps.com


          2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION


          awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books





          GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION


          http://nfsps.com/stevens1.htm


           



          manuscript by a single author

          48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting manuscript title page, contents, acknowledgments, or any other front matter

          typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

          no author identification anywhere in manuscript

          pages numbered, one poem, one column per page

          may include individual previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

          simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted


          enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding





          Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address, phone number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society membership.  Include a table of contents.





          NO CERTIFIED OR REGISTERED MAIL.  NO DISKS.





          Manuscripts will NOT be returned. For notification of competition results, enclose a business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide email address.





          All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition chair. Approximately 100 manuscripts will be sent, without identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced.





          The winning manuscript will be
          published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2009.





          Address for Submissions:


          Eleanor Berry, Chair 


          NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition


          22614 N. Santiam Hwy.


          Lyons, OR 97358 





          Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2008 (postmark deadline)





          Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers


          (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.)





          Notification: to those who send SASE or email address, January 2009





          Past Judges: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue Brannan Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman, Ruth Berman, Peter Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy

           


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        • crwropps@aol.com
          NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC. http://www.nfsps.com 2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
          Message 4 of 13 , Sep 5, 2008
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            NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC.

            http://www.nfsps.com

            2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION

            awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books




            GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

             

            ·         manuscript by a single author

            ·         48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting manuscript title page, contents, acknowledgments, or any other front matter

            ·         typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

            ·         no author identification anywhere in manuscript

            ·         pages numbered, one poem, one column per page

            ·         may include individual previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

            ·         simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted


            ·         enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding





            Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address, phone number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society membership.  Include a table of contents.





            NO CERTIFIED OR REGISTERED MAIL.  NO DISKS.





            Manuscripts will NOT be returned. For notification of competition results, enclose a business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide email address.






            All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition chair. Approximately 100 manuscripts will be sent, without identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced.





            The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2009.





            Address for Submissions:


            Eleanor Berry, Chair 


            NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition


            22614 N. Santiam Hwy.


            Lyons, OR 97358 





            Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2008 (postmark deadline)





            Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers


            (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.)





            Notification: to those who send SASE or email address, January 2009





            Past Judges: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue Brannan Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman, Ruth Berman, Peter Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy




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          • aejos
            NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC. http://www.nfsps.com 2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
            Message 5 of 13 , Sep 22, 2008
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              NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC.
              http://www.nfsps.com
              2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION
              awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books

              GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION
              http://www.nfsps.com/stevens1.htm

              · manuscript by a single author

              · 48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting
              manuscript title page, contents, acknowledgments, or any other front matter

              · typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

              · no author identification anywhere in manuscript

              · pages numbered, one poem, one column per page

              · may include individual previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate
              sheet)

              · simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted

              · enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or
              binding

              Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address, phone
              number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society membership. Include a
              table of contents.

              NO CERTIFIED OR REGISTERED MAIL. NO DISKS.

              Manuscripts will NOT be returned. For notification of competition results, enclose a
              business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide email address.

              All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the
              competition chair. Approximately 100 manuscripts will be sent, without identification or
              acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results
              are announced.

              The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be
              available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2009.

              Address for Submissions:
              Eleanor Berry, Chair
              NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition
              22614 N. Santiam Hwy.
              Lyons, OR 97358

              Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2008 (postmark deadline)

              Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers
              (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.)

              Notification: to those who send SASE or email address, January 2009

              Past Judges: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue Brannan
              Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman, Ruth Berman, Peter
              Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy
            • crwropps@aol.com
              NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC. http://www.nfsps.com 2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
              Message 6 of 13 , Oct 6, 2008
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                NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC.


                http://www.nfsps.com


                2008 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION


                awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books





                GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION


                 



                ·         manuscript by a single author

                ·         48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting manuscript title page, contents, acknowledgments, or any other front matter

                ·         typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

                ·         no author identification anywhere in manuscript

                ·         pages numbered, one poem, one column per page

                ·         may include individual previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

                ·         simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted


                ·         enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding





                Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address, phone number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society membership.  Include a table of contents.





                NO CERTIFIED OR REGISTERED MAIL.  NO DISKS.





                Manuscripts will NOT be returned. For notification of competition results, enclose a business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide email=2
                0address.





                All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition chair. Approximately 100 manuscripts will be sent, without identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced.





                The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2009.





                Address for Submissions:


                Eleanor Berry, Chair 


                NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition


                22614 N. Santiam Hwy.


                Lyons, OR 97358 





                Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2008 (postmark deadline)





                Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers


                (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.)





                Notification: to those who send SASE or email address, January 2009





                Past Judges: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue Brannan Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman, Ruth Berman, Peter Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy




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              • crwropps@aol.com
                NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC http://www.nfsps.com 2009 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
                Message 7 of 13 , Jul 11, 2009
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                  NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC


                  http://www.nfsps.com


                  2009 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION


                  awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books



                   GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

                  ·     manuscript by a single author

                  ·     48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting front matter

                  ·     typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

                  ·     no author identification anywhere in manuscript

                  ·     pages numbered, one poem, one column per page

                  ·    may include previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

                  ·     simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted

                  ·     enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding

                   


                  Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address, phone number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society membership. Include a table of contents. 

                  Manuscripts will NOT be returned. Entrants who enclose a business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide an email address, will be notified of the results in January 2010. 

                  Do NOT send by certified or registered mail. Do NOT send disks. 

                  Notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere. 

                  All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition chair. Approximately
                  100 will be sent, without identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced. 

                  The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2010. 

                  Address for Submissions:


                  Eleanor Berry, Chair 


                  NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition


                  22614 N. Santiam Hwy.


                  Lyons, OR 97358  




                  Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2009 (postmark deadline)


                  Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers


                  (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.) 



                  Past Judges: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue Brannan Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman, Ruth Berman, Peter Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy, Carolyne Wright


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                • crwropps@aol.com
                  NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC http://www.nfsps.com 2009 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
                  Message 8 of 13 , Aug 14 11:35 AM
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                    NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC
                    http://www.nfsps.com
                    2009 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION
                    awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
                    GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION
                    · manuscript by a single author
                    · 48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting
                    front matter
                    · typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations
                    · no author identification anywhere in manuscript
                    · pages numbered, one poem, one column per page
                    · may include previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)
                    · simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted
                    · enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO
                    staples or binding

                    Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address,
                    phone number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society
                    membership. Include a table of contents.
                    Manuscripts will NOT be returned. Entrants who enclose a business-size
                    self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide an email address, will be notified
                    of the results in January 2010.
                    Do NOT send by certified or registered mail. Do NOT send disks.
                    Notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere.
                    All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall
                    quality by the competition chair. Approximately 100 will be sent, without
                    identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain
                    anonymous until the results are announ
                    ced.
                    The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will
                    be available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2010.
                    Address for Submissions:
                    Eleanor Berry, Chair
                    NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition
                    22614 N. Santiam Hwy.
                    Lyons, OR 97358
                    Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2009 (postmark deadline)
                    Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers
                    (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.)
                    Past Judges: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue
                    Brannan Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman,
                    Ruth Berman, Peter Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy, Carolyne
                    Wright


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                  • crwropps@aol.com
                    NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC http://www.nfsps.com 2009 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books
                    Message 9 of 13 , Sep 20, 2009
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                      NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC
                      http://www.nfsps.com
                      2009 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION
                      awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books

                       GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

                      ·     manuscript by a single author

                      ·     48-70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages, but not counting front matter

                      ·     typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

                      ·     no author identification anywhere in manuscript

                      ·     pages numbered, one poem, one column per page

                      ·    may include previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

                      ·     simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted

                      ·     enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding

                       

                      Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address, phone number, email address, and, if applicable, state poetry society membership. Include a table of contents. 

                      Manuscripts will NOT be returned. Entrants who enclose a business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide an email address, will be notified of the results in January 2010. 

                      Do NOT send by certified or registered mail. Do NOT send disks. 

                      Notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere. 

                      All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition chair. Approximately 100 will be sent, with
                      out identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced. 

                      The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at NFSPS annual convention in June 2010. 




                      Address for Submissions:

                      Eleanor Berry, Chair 
                      NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition
                      22614 N. Santiam Hwy.
                      Lyons, OR 97358  




                      Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2009 (postmark deadline)
                      Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers
                      (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.) 

                      Past Judges: David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue Brannan Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman, Ruth Berman, Peter Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy, Carolyne Wright


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                    • aejos
                      NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC http://www.nfsps.com http://www.nfsps.com/stevens1.htm 2013 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding
                      Message 10 of 13 , Sep 30, 2013
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                        NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC

                        http://www.nfsps.com

                        http://www.nfsps.com/stevens1.htm

                        2013 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION

                        awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books

                         

                        GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

                         

                                 Except for previous Stevens winners, open to all poets writing in English

                                48-70 page poetry manuscript by a single author

                                 Typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

                                 No author identification anywhere in manuscript

                                 Pages numbered, no more than one poem per page

                                 May include previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

                                 Simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted

                                 Enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding

                                 No certified or registered mail; no disks

                         

                        Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address including zip and phone , if applicable, state poetry society membership and which state. Include a table of contents.

                         

                        Enclose a business-size self-addressed, stamped envelope to be notified of the results in January 2014.  Manuscripts will be recycled.

                        Notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

                         

                        Notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

                         

                        All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition Chairman. Approximately 100 will be sent, without identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced.

                         

                        The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at the NFSPS annual convention, on the web, and elsewhere in June 2014.

                         

                        Address for Submissions:

                        Amy Jo Zook, Chairman 
                        NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition
                        3520 State Route 56
                        Mechanicsburg, OH 43044

                      • aejos
                        NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC http://www.nfsps.com http://www.nfsps.com 2014 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION awarding $1000 +
                        Message 11 of 13 , Sep 4, 2014
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                          NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE POETRY SOCIETIES, INC

                          http://www.nfsps.com


                          2014 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION

                          awarding $1000 + publication + 50 books

                           

                          GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

                           

                                   Except for previous Stevens winners, open to all poets writing in English

                                  48-70 page poetry manuscript by a single author

                                   Typewritten or computer printed, NO illustrations

                                   No author identification anywhere in manuscript

                                   Pages numbered, no more than one poem per page

                                   May include previously published poems (acknowledgments on separate sheet)

                                   Simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted

                                   Enclosed in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip, NO staples or binding

                                   No certified or registered mail; no disks

                           

                          Include two title pages, one with no author ID, the other with name, address including zip and phone , if applicable, state poetry society membership and which state. Include a table of contents.

                           

                          Enclose a business-size (#10) self-addressed, stamped envelope to be notified of the results in January 2015.  Manuscripts will be recycled.

                          Notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

                           

                           

                          All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition Chairman. Approximately 100 will be sent, without identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced.

                           

                          The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at the NFSPS annual convention, on the web, and elsewhere in June 2015.

                           

                          Address for Submissions:

                          Amy Jo Zook, Chairman 
                          NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition
                          3520 State Route 56
                          Mechanicsburg, OH 43044

                          937-834-2666

                           

                          Submission Period: August 1-October 15, 2014 (postmark deadline)

                           

                          Entry Fee: $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers

                          (Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.)


                        • aejos
                          National Federation of State Poetry Societies http://www.nfsps.com/manuscriptguidelines.pdf http://nfsps.com/stevens1.htm 2015 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT
                          Message 12 of 13 , Jul 8
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                            National Federation of State Poetry Societies
                            http://www.nfsps.com/manuscriptguidelines.pdf
                            http://nfsps.com/stevens1.htm

                            2015 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION
                            A prize of $1,000 + publication by the National Federation of State Poetry Societies Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry manuscript of 48-70 pages. Entry fee, $25 ($20 for NFSPS members). Submit September 1-October 1 only, via Submittable or U.S. Mail. Complete guidelines posted at nfsps.com or send SASE to Wilda Morris, Chair, NFSPS Stevens Manuscript Competition, P O Box 1669, Bolingbrook IL 60440.
                          • aejos
                            2015 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION Awarding $1000 + Publication + 50 Books http://www.nfsps.com/manuscriptguidelines.pdf
                            Message 13 of 13 , Aug 13 12:06 PM
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                              2015 STEVENS POETRY MANUSCRIPT COMPETITION

                              Awarding $1000 + Publication + 50 Books

                              http://www.nfsps.com/manuscriptguidelines.pdf


                              MANUSCRIPT GUIDELINES

                              • Except for previous Stevens winners, open to all poets writing in English

                              • Original work by a single author

                              • Include title page (title only), table of contents, and 48 to 70 pages of poetry, counting any section title pages but not counting front matter

                              • May include previously published poems. The winner will be required to provide an acknowledgment page if the manuscript includes previously published poems

                              • No author identification anywhere in manuscript

                              • No illustrations

                              • Pages numbered, one poem, one column per page. Poems may be continued on a second page, but do not put two poems on the same page

                              • Single space your manuscript. Use 12-point type in a conventional font such as Times New Roman. If you write in long lines or complex formats, be aware that the winning book will be published in a 6" x 9" format.

                              •  Simultaneous and multiple submissions permitted. Notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere


                              DEADLINE

                              Submissions will be accepted from SEPTEMBER 1 through midnight PT, OCTOBER 1, 2015. The Submittable online system will be accessible only during this time, and hard-copy submissions must be postmarked during this period. No early or late submissions.


                              ENTRY FEE & PAYMENTS

                              The submission fee is $20 for NFSPS members, $25 for nonmembers. Members of state poetry societies affiliated with NFSPS are members.

                              • For online submissions, pay at Submittable.com with a credit card or PayPal.

                              • For mailed paper submissions, place your check on top of the manuscript.



                              SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

                              Online Submissions. We strongly encourage using the NFSPS link at Submittable, an online submissions manager, at


                              nfsps.submittable.com/submit

                              Using Submittable saves you and us time and money.

                              • Simply submit the manuscript in a single document file from your computer into the designated area.

                              • If you have an acknowledgements page, it will be submitted separately.

                              • You will be notified that your manuscript has been received.

                              • The Submittable account is free, simple to set up, and instantly usable. If you currently have a Submittable account, you may use it to enter the competition. If you do not have an account, use the online sign-up. An increasing number of journals and other literary venues accept submission only through Submittable.



                              Mailed Submissions. If you are unable to make an online submission, mail your manuscript.

                              • Manuscript must be typewritten or computer generated.

                              • Enclose manuscript in a plain file folder and/or held by a manuscript clip; NO staples or binding.

                              • On the top of your manuscript, place a page with the title and your name, address, phone number, and email address, plus the name of the state poetry society where you are a member (if applicable). You will not be eligible for the reduced fee without society membership information.

                              • Do NOT send by certified or registered mail. Do NOT send disks.

                              • Manuscripts will NOT be returned. Entrants who enclose a business-size, self-addressed, stamped envelope, or provide an email address, will be notified of the results in January 2016.

                              • The winner will automatically be notified.


                              Mail submissions to: Wilda Morris, Chair

                              NFSPS Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition

                              P. O. Box 1669

                              Bolingbrook IL 60440


                              JUDGING

                              All manuscripts will be reviewed for compliance with guidelines and overall quality by the competition chair. Approximately 100 manuscripts will be sent, without identification or acknowledgments, to an independent judge, who will remain anonymous until the results are announced.


                              The winning manuscript will be published by the NFSPS Press, and the book will be available for sale at the NFSPS annual convention and elsewhere in June 2016.


                              QUESTIONS


                              You may address questions to the contest chair at the above address, or via email at stevens.nfspsATgmail.com.


                              Past Judges. David Baker, Michael Dennis Browne, Michael Bugeja, Anne Marx, Sue Brannan Walker, Kenneth Brewer, David Sutherland, Donna Salli, Bruce Eastman, Ruth Berman, Peter Meinke, Lawson Inada, Patricia Fargnoli, Jeff Gundy, Carolyne Wright, Ralph Burns, Lola Haskins, Jessica Garratt, Maggie Anderson, Glenna Holloway, John Witte.


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