anthology contest: Tall Grass Writers Guild
- TallGrass Writers Guild
Literary Anthology/Contest Guidelines `Music in the Air'
Sponsored by Outrider Press in affiliation with TallGrass Writers Guild
Deadline: 3-10-13; previously published and simultaneously submitted work OK. $1000 in cash prizes. Email:
Planned publication date: early fall 2013. Working title: Music in the Air. We interpret broadly, and welcome work on all forms of music plus bird song and other music from Nature. Especially interested in poetry.
$1000 in cash prizes for First ($500 each for poetry and prose). Also: 2nd, 3rd places, + Hon. Mention. All winners receive Featured Reader status at the Kick-Off Reading at Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, the nation's third largest literary event of its kind (depending on CTPRLF scheduling). Each published contributor receives a free copy of the anthology.
Entry fees for each category are $16, reduced to $12 each for TWG members. An entry form for the 2013 Anthology/Contest must be completed and accompany each entry category. To obtain, email:
Poetry: Single spacing OK. Reading fee for each group or partial group of 1-4 poems: $16US/$12US-TWG member.
Prose: 2500 word limit per entry; sections from longer works accepted. Each entry must have a separate reading fee of: $16 US/$12US-TWG member.
NO LIMIT ON NUMBER OF SUBMISSIONS IN EITHER CATEGORY.
Submission Guide: for complete guidelines, email
Mail hard copy of completed entry form + entry fee + 3-sentence bio + double-spaced manuscript + SASE. Electronic submission: manuscript entries (all separate files) as attachments in Windows Rich-Text-Format (RTF) or Microsoft Word (not Works) with an email titled "2013 Anthology Submission" that contains all contact info. Each file should state author's name and email + word processing program used.
Alternatively, mail your files on flash drive or CD, specifying author's name, e-mail address, and word processing program on label. Also include in your mailing the entry form + SASE + entry fee + hard copy of submissions as above. Include a stamped, self-addressed postcard for receipt confirmation.
DEADLINE: Postmarked no later than 3/10/13.
FOR INFORMATION AND COMPLETE GUIDELINES WITH REQUIRED ENTRY FORM: o
Telephone: 219-322-7270 or toll-free 866-510-6735.
- Deadline of 3-27 is only a few days away! TallGrass Writers Guild Anthology seeks poetr y, short fiction and essays . Sponsored by Outrider Press in affiliation with TallGrass Writers Guild – Our 20th year of acclaimed annual anthologies. Prizes : $500 each for poetry and prose.Theme is : 'Embers and Flames’; direct links to the environment and natural world of camp fires, lightning, forest fires, and even global warming are fine, but don’t overlook all kinds of literal firefighting on land and sea. Also: political, strategic, romantic and other metaphoric ‘embers and flames’ like re-awakened passions and quenching political scandals. We interpret broadly. Especially interested in poetry.Previously published and simultaneous submissions OK (please indicate on entry form). Planned publication date: early fall 2015. Entry fee for each group or partial group of 1-4 poems or each prose entry is $16, reduced to $12 each for TWG members.No limit on number of submissions in either category.We are using Submittable. To enter, go to: http://tallgrasswritersguild.submittable.com/submit