prose and poetry contest: Tidal Basin Review
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Tidal Basin Review invites prose and poetry submissions for the third annual TBR Editorial Review Prize. One poem and one prose entry (fiction or creative nonfiction) will be chosen for this prize. $200.00 will be awarded to one winner in each category (i.e., poetry and prose). In some cases, runners-up may be identified, however, Tidal Basin Review is not obligated to select runners-up.
ENTRY GUIDELINES: For prose entries, submit no more than 2,500 words. For poetry entries, submit no more than five (5) poems. You may make multiple submissions; however, a $12 fee must accompany each entry. Previously published work, including work that has appeared online (in any form), will not be considered. There are no restrictions regarding form, style, or content. We accept simultaneous submissions, but ask that you alert us as soon as possible if your work is accepted elsewhere. Please use the Submissions Manager, found at
to withdraw your work. No refunds will be provided for partial or full withdrawals. All eligible contest entries will be considered for publication in an issue of Tidal Basin Review.
ENTRY PREPARATION: When preparing submissions, please make sure your work does not include any identifying information within the title or body of your entry. When submitting your entry, please provide in the comments section a list of poem titles (for poetry entries) and/or the title (for prose entries) along with relevant contact information including full name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number. The entry file should be your submission title and date submitted (i.e., The Long Road, Prose, 3012012).
CONTEST READING PERIOD: Contest entries will be accepted from March 16, 2012, 12:00 a.m. through June 1, 2012, 11:59 p.m. Any submissions received outside of this submission period will not be considered for the contest issue or for general publication in an issue of Tidal Basin Review. Winners will be announced no later than June 30, 2012, 12:59 p.m.
ELIGIBILITY: In accord with Tidal Basin Review's mission and vision, submissions from non-U.S. residents and/or citizens are not eligible and will not be considered for the 2012 TBR Editorial Review Prize.