poetry book contest: Bona Fide Books
- The Melissa Lanitis Gregory Poetry Prize
Bona Fide Books will award annually The Melissa Lanitis Gregory Prize for an unpublished collection of poems. The winner will receive publication, ten copies, a $500 cash award, and a reading at Lake Tahoe. Prizes are awarded upon publication.
The 2013 Melissa Lanitis Gregory Poetry Prize
Call for Manuscripts
48 to 100 pages
Accepting submissions June 1 through August 31
Submit a previously unpublished, full-length poetry manuscript of between 48 and 100 pages.
Include two cover pages: one with the title of the manuscript only, the other with title of manuscript, name, address, telephone number, and email address.
Include a table of contents and, if applicable, an acknowledgments page for prior publications.
Simultaneous submissions are permitted; please let us know right away if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere. (Refunds will not be issued.)
A reading fee of $20 (US) by check or PayPal must accompany each submission. Multiple submissions are accepted; each requires a $20 entry fee.
More than one manuscript may be chosen for publication.
Submit via email or post.
Email your submission to submissionsATbonafidebookDOTcom
Please submit your $20 entry fee via Paypal.
If sending a check, please make it payable to Bona Fide Books, Inc.
Mail your submission and fee to:
Bona Fide Books
The Melissa Lanitis Gregory Poetry Prize
PO Box 550278
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96155
All entries must be received or postmarked by August 31, 2013.