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    Annual Women Who Write International Poetry and Short Prose Contest DEADLINE: OPEN http://www.womenwhowrite.com/poetryandprosecontest.html Entry Guidelines
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 19, 2011
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      Annual Women Who Write
      International Poetry and Short Prose Contest
      DEADLINE: OPEN
      http://www.womenwhowrite.com/poetryandprosecontest.html

      Entry Guidelines
      Open to women writers 18 or older.
      Women Who Write will retain one-time publication rights, after which, all rights revert back to author.
      Entry must be previously unpublished.
      Prose limit 3,000 words.
      Each poem or story must include a cover page with title of work, author name, address, home phone number, and valid e-mail address (if applicable).
      To identify each page of your work, use the title set <right> in the header along with the page number. For example: This is my Title - 1
      Other formatting:
      Prose and Poetry
      Microsoft Word .doc format
      Times New Roman font, size 14
      Double-spaced
      Prose Only
      text <left> justified
      indent paragraphs one tab
      double-spaced
      no extra space between paragraphs
      only one space after period at end of sentence
      default on all other MS Word settings
      $10 entry fee for each poem or story submitted.
      Postmark deadline: June 30, 2011
      Winners will be notified by mail or e-mail in August.
      Members of Women Who Write are ineligible.
      Submissions will not be returned.


      Send entries and entry fee to:

      Women Who Write
      P.O. Box 6167
      Louisville, KY 40206


      Awards and Recognition:

      Short prose and poetry winners receive:

      First Place..........$150 and five copies of the current anthology
      Second Place.....$100 and five copies of the current anthology
      Third Place..........$75 and five copies of the current anthology

      Winners' work is published in Calliope, Women Who Write's annual anthology.
      Winners read their poetry and selections from their stories at the awards program.
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