Jul 12, 2010

Chapbook: Astounding Beauty Ruffian Press Poetry Award

Astounding Beauty Ruffian Press Poetry Award - 2010

The contest deadline has been extended to August 31, 2010. Manuscripts must be postmarked on or before the new deadline date of August 31, 2010.

The award is $1,000 and publication by Astounding Beauty Ruffian Press.

Please submit:
  • 10-20 pages of original poetry not already published as a collection, and by one author
  • English only, no translations
  • no more than one poem per page (however, a single poem may be longer than one page), typed in 12 pt. plain font
  • no artwork
  • include a table of contents; pagination is not required
  • one title page with poet's name, address, telephone number, email, and title of manuscript
  • biographical page (ONLY because we are interested in you as a person)
  • $20 entry fee, checks only, made payable to Astounding Beauty Ruffian Press and drawn on a U.S. bank
  • no profanity
  • absolutely no paper clips, spring clips, staples, plastic covers, or folders - we would rather not have to bother with these things, so don't waste your supplies

Do not include a SASE - winner will be announced on our website in the fall of 2010.

Manuscripts will be recycled.

Send by regular, first-class mail only:

Astounding Beauty Ruffian Press
Poetry Award
2155 Elk Creek Rd.
Stuart, Virginia 24171

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