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    Michael Steinberg Essay Prize Submission Guidelines http://msupress.msu.edu/journals/fg/index.php?Page=subguide#Prize About the Award Fourth Genre will seek
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 8, 2011
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      Michael Steinberg Essay Prize Submission Guidelines
      http://msupress.msu.edu/journals/fg/index.php?Page=subguide#Prize

      About the Award
      Fourth Genre will seek the best creative nonfiction essay/memoir for
      its sixth annual Michael Steinberg Essay Prize. Authors of previously
      unpublished manuscripts are encouraged to enter.

      The winning author receives $1,000, and the winning entry will be
      published in an upcoming issue of Fourth Genre. Runner-up entry will be
      considered for publication.

      SUBMISSIONS THAT DO NOT COMPLY WITH THESE GUIDELINES WILL BE RECYCLED
      UNREAD. PLEASE READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY PRIOR TO SUBMISSION.

      COMPLETE ENTRY FEE CHECKS FULLY AND CORRECTLY; INCLUDE WITH SUBMISSIONS.

      SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
      Reading period: January 5–February 28. Submissions must be postmarked
      on or before February 28.
      Reading fee: $15 (U.S.) per entry
      Make checks payable to “Michigan State University Press”
      Multiple submissions accepted; include $15 entry fee for each
      individual submission
      Include in cover letter (one page limit): name, address, phone number,
      email address, title of piece, and approximate word count
      No names should appear anywhere on the manuscript
      Word limit - 6,000 (Longer submissions will not be read)
      Winners will be announced on our website at
      http://www.msupress.msu.edu/journals/fg; all manuscripts recycled


      ELIGIBILITY
      Current Michigan State University students, faculty, and staff are not
      eligible to enter the Michael Steinberg Essay Prize contest.
      Electronic submissions will not be considered

      REPLIES
      For manuscript receipt confirmation, include a self-addressed stamped
      postcard
      Contest status queries will not be accepted
      Winner and runner-up (if applicable) announced at the end of April

      Send submissions to:
      Fourth Genre Editors’ Prize
      201 Morrill Hall
      Department of English
      Michigan State University
      East Lansing, MI 48824-1036
    • aejos
      FOURTH GENRE STEINBERG ESSAY PRIZE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES http://msupress.org/journals/fg/steinberg/?id=50-214-6
      Message 2 of 3 , Mar 18, 2014
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        FOURTH GENRE STEINBERG ESSAY PRIZE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

        Fourth Genre will seek the best creative nonfiction essay for its annual Fourth Genre Steinberg Essay Prize. Authors of previously unpublished manuscripts are encouraged to enter.

        The winning author receives $1,000 and the winning entry will be published in an upcoming issue of Fourth Genre. Runner-up entry will be considered for publication.

        Submissions that do not comply with these guidelines will be recycled unread. Please read all of the following carefully prior to submission. Complete entry fee checks fully and correctly; include with submissions.

        Submission Guidelines

        • Reading period: January 1–March 15
        • Submissions must be postmarked on or before March 15
        • Reading fee: $20 (U.S.) per entry
        • Make checks payable to “Michigan State University Press”
        • Multiple submissions accepted; include $20 entry fee for each individual submission
        • Include in cover letter (one page limit): name, address, phone number, email address, title of piece, and word count
        • The author’s name or contact information should appear nowhere in the manuscript, including headers, footers, and title  pages. No names should appear in the manuscript that could be used to identify the author or the author’s affiliations.
        • 6,000 word limit (Longer submissions will not be read)
        • Winners will be announced on the Fourth Genre websitehttp://msupress.org/journals/fg/?id=50-214-6
        • All manuscripts recycled

        Eligibility

        • Current Michigan State University students, faculty, and staff are not eligible to enter
        • Electronic submissions will not be considered

        Replies

        • For manuscript receipt confirmation, include a self-addressed stamped postcard
        • Contest status queries will not be accepted
        • Winner and runner-up (if applicable) announced at the end of April

        Send submissions to:
        Fourth Genre Steinberg Essay Prize
        434 Farm Lane, Rm. 235
        Dept. of Writing, Rhetoric & American Cultures
        Michigan State University
        East Lansing, MI 48824

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