literary contest: Many Mountains Moving
- 2010 Poetry & Flash Fiction Contests
sponsored by Many Mountains Moving
* Open to all poets and writers whose work is in English.
* Entries may not be previously or simultaneously published.
* Staff members and family of staff members are ineligible.
* $500 cash prize for the best poem & $500 cash prize for the best flash fiction.
* Publication in the 2010 MMM print annual.
* Finalists in each genre will also be considered for publication.
* EXTENDED POSTMARK DEADLINE FEB. 13, 2011
* Do not put your name on your work(s). All entries will be read anonymously.
* Include in your cover letter: (i) your name, (ii) e-mail address and phone number(s),
(iii) mailing address, & (iv) the title(s) and genre of your submission.
* If you enter in both categories, please send them in separate envelopes.
* Mark "poetry contest" or "fiction contest" on the envelope.
* Mss. cannot be returned; do not send your only copies.
* Include an SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope) to receive the announcement of the
* NEW REQUIREMENT: paper entries must be sent in duplicate.
$15 for as many as 5 poems per entry (total submission cannot exceed 10 pages).
$15 for as many as 2 flash fictions (or short-short story under 1,500 words each, typed double-spaced).
Make checks payable to: Many Mountains Moving. Entrants get a free subscription! And subscribers
are entitled to discounts on the MMM Press books.
Final Poetry Judge: Sean Thomas Dougherty, author of Nightshift Belonging to Lorca and
nine other books. Visit http://www.boaeditions.org/authors/dougherty/
Final Flash Fiction Judge: Thaddeus Rutkowski, author of the novels Roughhouse and
Tetched, both Asian American Literary Awards finalists. Visit http://www.thaddeusrutkowski.com/
Send to: Many Mountains Moving
(Poetry or Flash Fiction) Contest
1705 Lombard St.
Phila. PA 19146
Or via e-mail, send an attachment (RTF, Word, PDF or WordPerfect) to <editors(at)mmminc.org> (replace (at) with @)
without any identification in the ms. itself. Then send a paper cover letter along with a check for $15
exactly as you would with a regular paper submission. (See above). Ms. will be acknowledged as received
via email as soon as the check arrives.