Jul 19, 2010

2010 RATTLE Poetry Prize

1st prize: $5,000
plus TEN $100
Honorable Mentions

Hardcopy Guidelines:
1) Entry fee of $18.00 includes a one-year subscription to RATTLE (or a one-year extension for subscribers). For entries received prior to May 15th, new subscriptions will start with the Summer 2010 issue. Those received after May 15th will start with Winter 2010.
2) Open to writers, worldwide*; poems must be written in English (no translations).
3) Submissions will be judged in a blind review by the editors of RATTLE: Type or print clearly your name, address, email address, phone number, and the titles of the poems onto a coversheet. No contact information should appear on the poems. Include a check or money order for $18.00, payable to RATTLE.
4) Send no more than four poems per entry. There is no line-limit; poems can be any length. Multiple entries by a single poet are accepted, however each group of four poems must be treated as a separate entry, each with its own cover sheet and $18 entry fee.
4) RATTLE's winter issue (Dec. 2010) must be a potential first publication for all works submitted. No previously published works, or works accepted for publication elsewhere. No simultaneous submissions, except to magazines or presses open to publishing reprints after January 1st, 2011.
5) Manuscripts will not be returned; include a SASE or email address if you'd like to be notified of the results.
6) Winners will be announced no later than September 15th, 2010, and those poems will be published in the Winter 2010 issue of RATTLE. Additional entries may also be offered publication as well.

August 1st, 2010
Send entries to:
12411 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604

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