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    2010 Poetry & Flash Fiction Contests sponsored by Many Mountains Moving http://mmminc.org
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 6, 2011
      2010 Poetry & Flash Fiction Contests
      sponsored by Many Mountains Moving
      http://mmminc.org
      http://mmminc.org/other_assets/2010poetry_ff_contest_full_guidelines.pdf
      Eligibility:
      * 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.
      Prizes:
      * $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.
      Guidelines:
      * EXTENDED POSTMARK DEADLINE¬ó 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
      winners.
      * NEW REQUIREMENT: paper entries must be sent in duplicate.
      Entry Fees:
      $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.
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