book contest: Les Figures Press
- DEADLINE EXTENDED!
2012 Les Figues Press NOS Book Contest
(NOS = not otherwise specified)
A prize of $1,000 and publication by Les Figues Press will be given for the
winning poetry or prose manuscript. Sina Queyras will judge. Submit a manuscript
of 64-250 pages with a $25.00 entry fee by September 30th, 2012. Electronic
submissions only. All entrants will receive one copy of a Les Figues TrenchArt
Series title of their choosing.
Eligible submissions include: poetry, novellas, prose poems, innovative novels,
anti-novels, short story collections, lyric essays, hybrids, and all forms not
Please note: The winning manuscript will be published in a design and format
reflective of its content, i.e., it will not be part of the TrenchArt series,
with its tall and slim format.
The winning manuscript will be announced in December 2012, with a fall 2013
Manuscripts by current and past students of Sina Queyras will not be considered.
Link to Submission Manager: http://lesfiguespress.submittable.com/submit
1) Submit a 64-250 page unpublished manuscript through our electronic
submissions manager. Include acknowledgement page for published excerpts.
2) Prose manuscripts should be double-spaced; poetry manuscripts can be single-
or double-spaced. Include manuscript title on each page; pages should be
numbered. Files should be uploaded as a MS Word document or PDF. Please include
a cover page with your contact information. Do not include your name anywhere on
the manuscript; all submissions will be judged anonymously.
3) Cover page should include the following information: Name; Contact
Information (mailing address, email, phone); Manuscript Title; and TrenchArt
Series title of your choice. Upload your cover page as a separate file.
4) Include a $25.00 submission fee.
SUBMIT HERE: http://lesfiguespress.submittable.com/submit
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