first book of poetry contest: De Novo
- The Sixth Annual De Novo Prize for a 1st Book of Poetry
FINAL CALL!! Submissions must arrive electronically before April 1st, 2012!
Complete info at: www.crpress.org
· 50-80 page manuscript (single-spaced & anonymous) sent via email attachment
· One paragraph biography in your cover letter that includes ms. title & your contact information, including email & phone # (will be removed during the judging phase)
· $20 entry fee (Paypal preferred)
· Reading Period: March 1, 2012 - March 31, 2012
Answers to FAQs:
· Submission of more than one manuscript is acceptable with appropriate entry fees.
· No revisions to submitted manuscripts will be considered; the winning manuscript may be revised before publication.
· Manuscripts may consist of poems that have been published.
· Authors must not have previously published a full-length book of poetry.
· Family members, close friends, former students, and current or former colleagues of the judge are ineligible; entry fees will be refunded.
· Translations are ineligible.
· All submissions will be vetted by editorial assistants and C&R editors. Final decision will be by the guest judge. (This year's judge is VIVIAN SHIPLEY)
· Winner gets $500 and 20 copies
Winning book also receives:
· National Distribution
· Advance Reading Copies (to be sent to local, regional, and national reviewers)
· Marketing Campaign (social media and print)
· Significant Editorial Attention
Finalists will also be strongly considered for publication by C&R Press.
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