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    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:
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      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

      The basics:
      · 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)

      The Prize?
      · 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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