Dec 2, 2008

Marick Press Manuscript Competition

Marick Press Poetry Prize

The First Annual Marick Press Poetry Prize Competition

The First Annual Marick Press Poetry Prize competition will open for
submissions on March 1, 2009. The award consists of a $1,000 cash
award and publication by Marick Press.

Manuscripts must be between 48 and 80 pages in length. Poems must be
original, but may have appeared in magazines, anthologies, or chapbooks.
Translations are not eligible for this competition. The competition is
open to all poets writing in English.

Manuscripts must be postmarked by October 15th. They must be typed and
should include a table of contents. The author's name, address, email
address, and telephone number should appear on the cover sheet only.
Manuscripts will not be returned and will be recycled at the end of
the competition. Please include a self-addressed, stamped,
business-size envelope with your submission if you wish to be notified of the

Manuscripts must include a $15 entry, reading, and processing fee.
Checks should be made out to Marick Press. The manuscript, along with
a self-addressed, stamped postcard for notification that it has been
received, if so desired, should be sent to:

Marick Press Poetry Prize
P.O. Box 36253
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48236

If you send the manuscript via express mail services, the manuscript
should be sent to:
Marick Press Poetry Prize
1342 Three Mile Drive, Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan 48230

Manuscripts are screened by the editorial staff, and the Marick Press
Poetry Prize 2009 will be judged by Alicia Ostriker. The winner of the
Marick Press Poetry Prize will be announced March 15, 2010.

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