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    2012 POETRY CHAPBOOK CONTEST http://www.accents-publishing.com/Accents_Publishing_2012_Poetry_Contest_Form.pdf (Visit above link to download the submission
    Message 1 of 2 , May 31, 2012
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      2012 POETRY CHAPBOOK CONTEST
      http://www.accents-publishing.com/Accents_Publishing_2012_Poetry_Contest_Form.pdf
      (Visit above link to download the submission form)

      Accents Publishing is happy to announce its 2012 Poetry Book Contest. Two winners will be selected – one by an independent judge, Lynnell Edwards, and one by the Senior Editor and founder of Accents Publishing, Katerina Stoykova-Klemer. Each winner will have his/her submission published and will receive a $250 cash prize and 25 perfect-bound copies. All contest entries will be considered for regular publication with Accents Publishing, as well.

      The entry fee is $10.00. Multiple submissions are allowed, as long as each one is accompanied by a separate entry fee and submission form. Winning books may be pre-ordered at the time of submission for $5.00 each.
      Link for online payment:
      http://www.accents-publishing.com/contest.html

      A complete submission should include the following:
      A completed submission form
      Your manuscript, including:
      An acknowledgement page, if necessary
      Two title pages – one with name and contact information, one without
      Your biography or CV
      A check or a confirmation of payment via Paypal (see below) covering the $10 entry fee, plus any optional book preorders

      Please do not include a SASE, as notification will be made by email only.

      We will accept submissions between February 1st and June 30th. Winners will be announced in July. The contest is open to any poet writing in English. Employees of Accents or family members of judges are ineligible to participate. Simultaneous submissions will be accepted, but please notify us immediately if your manuscript is accepted for publication elsewhere.

      Manuscripts should conform to the following guidelines:
      20 to 30 pages of poetry
      Table of contents
      Single spaced
      Numbered pages
      11 pt font minimum

      Your name should not appear anywhere within the manuscript. Please do not send the only copy of your work, as manuscripts will be recycled.

      Entries should be mailed to:

      Accents Publishing
      Attn: Katerina Stoykova-Klemer
      P.O. Box 910456
      Lexington, KY 40591-0456
      U.S.A
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