Jul 29, 2010

Many Mountains Moving Press Poetry Book Prize

Many Mountains Moving Press
Poetry Book Prize Guidelines

Prize: The winner receives $1,000 and publication by MMM Press in 2011.
DEADLINE: Aug. 14, 2010 (postmark).
Entry fee: $25
{Entitles entrants to a discounted MMM Subscription for $10.00, and any MMM Press Book:
They Sing at Midnight, invisible sister, & Feeding the Fear of the Earth, Silkie, Ashes in Midair, or All That Gorgeous Pitiless Song, also for $10 (shipping included). Please use the order form on the other side.}

Final Judge: Patrick Lawler

• Open to all poets and writers whose work is in English.
• Staff and their family members are not eligible to enter.
• Simultaneous submissions allowed if the poet agrees to notify MMM Press of acceptance elsewhere.
• Entries may not be previously published, but individual poems and chapbook-length sections may have been if the previous publisher gives permission to reprint. (More than half of the ms. may not have been published as a collection.)

Submission Checklist:
• A typed ms. of 50–100 pages of original poetry, single- or double-spaced. (The author's name must NOT appear anywhere on the ms.)
• A cover letter with the title of the collection, a brief bio, your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address(es).
• Acknowledgments may be included in the ms. but are not required.
• A $25 check or money order payable to Many Mountains Moving Press.
• An SASE for the winner announcement. Mss. will not be returned.

Send to:
Many Mountains Moving Poetry Book Contest
Many Mountains Moving Press
Jeffrey Ethan Lee, Senior Poetry Editor
1705 Lombard St
Phila. PA 19146

Or via e-mail, send an attachment (RTF, Word, WordPerfect or PDF) to editors(at)mmminc.org without any identification in the ms. itself. Send a cover letter on paper (replace (at) with @) along with the order form (other side) to the above address with a check and identification of the ms. etc. as with any paper submission. Mss. will be acknowledged as received when the check and order form arrive.

The last of the FREE back issues will be sent to the first entrants this year. Quantities are limited. Send a query via email if you want a particular back issue. Discounted subscriptions & books for contest entrants only:  A new one year subscription or a renewal starting with Vol. X, the print annual (2010) is $10.00
Two years is $18.00. Shipping included.

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