poetry book contest: Pearl Editions
2013 PEARL POETRY PRIZE
$1,000 & BOOK PUBLICATION
Judge: Fred Voss
MANUSCRIPTS should include a title page with the author's name, address, phone number, and e-mail address; an acknowledgment page listing previously published poems; a table of contents, 4864 pages of original poetry; and an SASE for reply or return of manuscript. Manuscripts should be unbound, typed, pages numbered, and name should appear on title page only. Clear photocopies and computer print-outs are acceptable. We will consider simultaneous submissions, but ask that you notify us if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere.
PRIZE: In addition to publication and the $1,000 cash prize, the winner also receives 25 copies and a foreword by the finalist judge.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all poets, with or without previous book publication. Previous winners, as well as students, friends, and associates of the judge are not eligible.
ENTRY FEE: $25 per manuscript, payable to Pearl Editions.
JUDGING: The selection of manuscripts for final judging will be made by the editors of Pearl. All entries are read anonymously.
SUBMISSION PERIOD: May 1 June 30th postmark. The winner will be announced and manuscripts returned after the first of next year.
SEND SUBMISSIONS TO: Pearl Poetry Prize, 3030 E. Second Street, Long Beach, CA 90803.