poetry book contest: New American Press
- NEW AMERICAN PRESS is accepting submissions for the 2010 New American
POSTMARK DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JANUARY 1, 2011
Winner receives $1000 and a publication contract, including 25 author's
copies (additional author's copies available at a 40 percent discount).
Final judge will be the poet, essayist, and editor T.R. Hummer, author
of such collections as Infinity Sessions (LSU Press) and the essay
collection The Muse in the Machine (University of Georgia Press). His
work has appeared in Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, The New Yorker, Paris
Review, and other major journals.
Please submit 40-100 pages of your best poetry to:
New American Press Poetry Contest
Attn: Okla Elliott
1830 Orchard Place, Ste. C
Urbana, IL 61801
We read manuscripts blind, so please include a separate cover sheet
with your name, address, email, and phone number, being sure to exclude
any identifying information from the manuscript itself.
Please include a check or money order payable to "NEW AMERICAN PRESS"
in the amount of $20 for each submission and a SASE for contest results.
Multiple and simultaneous submissions encouraged, but please notify us
immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere
For more information, please visit:
http://www.newamericanpress.com/contests/current.php or email
<newamericanpress(at)gmail.com> (replace (at) with @ in sending e-mail).