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  • crwropps@aol.com
    The Annual Del Sol Press Poetry Prize NOTE: The winner of our 2006 competition, selected by Thomas Lux, is David Blair. Deadline for the next (2007) contest
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 3, 2007
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      The Annual Del Sol Press Poetry Prize

      NOTE: The winner of our 2006 competition, selected by Thomas Lux, is
      David Blair.

      Deadline for the next (2007) contest is: January 15, 2008.
      We invite contest submissions from both emerging and established poets,
      published or unpublished. In keeping with the philosophy of Web del Sol, we are
      only interested in the very best poetry, regardless of source or type.

      The top ten finalist manuscripts will be considered for publication.
      Winner Receives

      A $1,200 Honorarium, paid in March 2008, book publication by Del Sol Press in
      fall, 2008, in "The Annual Del Sol Press Poetry Series"; and 20 copies of the
      winning book.
      Eligibility


      Poets who are at least 18 years of age and who live inside or outside the
      United States.
      Translations are eligible.
      Simultaneous submissions are acceptable (as long as you let us know
      immediately if the manuscript is accepted for publication elsewhere).
      Individual poems from the manuscript may have been published previously in
      magazines, journals, anthologies, chapbooks, or self-published books, but must
      be submitted in manuscript form. Published books in poetry or other genres do
      not disqualify contestants from entering this contest.
      Employees, volunteers and board members of Web del Sol, or their partners or
      spouses, or their immediate families; or immediate family, friends or former
      students of the judge are not eligible.

      Competition Guidelines

      Deadline (postmark): January 15, 2008.
      50 to 100 typed manuscript pages, each poem starts on a new page.
      $24.00 contest fee (includes a copy of the winning book when it is
      published if you send a 8x10" SASE--Note: Include sufficient postage for a
      paperback book of 100 pages or copy will not be sent); please make checks out to Web
      Del Sol.
      Include two cover pages: one with your contact information (phone,
      email, address), and one with the title of your collection (minus your name). Your
      name should not appear on the manuscript itself.
      Type or word-process on standard white paper, on one side of the page
      only.
      Paginate consecutively with a table of contents.
      Bind with a binder clip (no paperclips, please).
      Attach publications acknowledgments if any.
      Include a stamped, self-addressed postcard for notification of receipt
      of manuscript.
      Please keep a copy of your entry. Manuscripts not selected for
      publication will be recycled.
      Multiple submissions are fine; include a separate reading fee with each.

      Postmark no later than 1/15/08 and include $24.00 reading fee to:
      Del Sol Press Poetry Contest
      Web del Sol Association
      2020 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
      Suite 443
      Washington, DC 20006



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    • crwropps@aol.com
      The 2010 Del Sol Press Poetry Prize http://www.delsolpress.org/dsp-poetryprize.htm Deadline for the 2010 contest is: March 15, 2010. We invite contest
      Message 2 of 2 , Mar 1 4:35 AM
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        The 2010 Del Sol Press Poetry Prize
        http://www.delsolpress.org/dsp-poetryprize.htm



        Deadline for the 2010 contest is: March 15, 2010.
        We invite contest submissions from both emerging and established poets, published or unpublished. In keeping with the philosophy of Web del Sol, we are only interested in the very best poetry, regardless of source or type.
        Finalist manuscripts will also be considered for publication.
        Winner Receives
        A $1,200 Honorarium, paid in Summer 2010; book publication by Del Sol Press in fall 2010, in The Annual Del Sol Press Poetry Series; and 20 copies of the winning book.
        Eligibility


        Poets who are at least 18 years of age and who live inside or outside the United States.
        Translations are eligible.
        Simultaneous submissions are acceptable (as long as you let us know immediately if the manuscript is accepted for publication elsewhere).
        Individual poems from the manuscript may have been published previously in magazines, journals, anthologies, chapbooks, or self-published books, but must be submitted in manuscript form. Published books in poetry or other genres do not disqualify contestants from entering this contest.
        Employees, volunteers, and board members of Web del Sol, their partners, spouses, and immediate families, and immediate family, friends, and former students of the judge are not eligible.

        Competition Guidelines


        Deadline (postmark): March 15, 2010.
        50 to 100 typed manuscript pages, each poem starts on a new page.
        $18.00 contest fee; Please make checks out to Web Del Sol.
        Include two cover pages: one with your contact information (phone, email, address), and one with the title of your collection (minus your name). Your name should not appear on the manuscript itself.
        Type or word-process on standard white paper, on one side of the page only.
        Paginate consecutively with a table of contents.
        Bind with a binder clip (no paperclips, please).
        Attach publications acknowledgments if any.
        Include a stamped, self-addressed postcard for notification of receipt of manuscript.
        Please keep a copy of your entry. Manuscripts not selected for publication will be recycled.
        Multiple submissions are acceptable; include an additional reading fee of $5.00 with each.
        Postmark no later than March 15, 2010 and include $18.00 contest fee to:
        Del Sol Press Poetry Contest
        Web del Sol Association
        P.O. Box 1550
        Tuscaloosa, AL 35403
        ATTN: Katie Shinkle/Contest Coordinator

        Queries to Katie Jean Shinkle, Contest Coordinator. Email: katie "at" webdelsol.com (replace "at" with @).



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