novel contest: Gival Press
- 8th Annual Gival Press Novel Award
May 30, 2012 (postmarked)
Our dates never change, if the date falls on a Sunday or Memorial Day, then Monday or the next day (respectively) becomes the default postmarked date.
Submissions of a previously unpublished original (not a translation) novel in English must be approximately 30,000 to 100,000 words of high literary quality, typed, double-spaced on one side of the paper only, with word count in the upper left hand side of the first page, along with the title; please bind the ms with a clip or rubber band. The author's name should not appear on the numbered pages of the ms. Author should keep a copy of the submission as it will not be returned.
Please be sure that your package is securely sealed.
Submit name, address, telephone number, email address on a separate page, along with the title of the novel submitted.
A short bio should also be included.
If the manuscript wins, the author must make the manuscript available to Gival Press on an IBM-compatible CD or USB in Rich Text Format (RTF)—this refers to how one saves the document on one's computer disk.
$50.00 (USD) by check or money order drawn on an American bank for each novel submitted. Payable to: Gival Press, LLC.
International entrants must send a check drawn on a USA bank routed through a USA address, such as Bank of America; no international money orders are acceptable.
Please note that Gival Press can also accept the entry free by major credit card; however, we only take credit card information by phone (703.351.0079).
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