2008 Noemi Press Poetry Chapbook Award

11 January 2008

The 2008 Noemi Press Poetry Chapbook Award will be judged by Mary Jo Bang author of Elegy, The Eye Like a Strange Balloon, and Louise in Love

The 2008 Noemi Press Fiction Chapbook Award will be judged by Brian Evenson author of The Open Curtain , The Wavering Knife, and Altmann’s Tongue

Winners will receive $150 and 25 author’s copies. All manuscripts will be considered for publication.

Guidelines for Submissions

Send 20-40 pp. of poetry or fiction, along with a $10 entry fee (check or money order) made out to Noemi Press, via U.S. Postal Service, to the following address:

[Fiction or Poetry] Contest
Noemi Press
P.O. Box 1330
Mesilla Park, NM 88047

Include two title pages: one with title, acknowledgments (if applicable), name, and contact information; one with title alone. Your name must not appear anywhere in the manuscript. Current and former students, friends, and relatives of the judges or Noemi Press editors are not eligible to enter.

Please use a binder clip to fasten your manuscript. Enclose an SASE for notification of winners and finalists. Manuscripts will not be returned. Revisions of entries cannot be accepted.

If you would like a copy of the winning poetry/fiction chapbook, include a 6″x9″ self-addressed envelope with $1.50 postage affixed.

Stories/poems that have been previously published individually are eligible, but manuscripts must not have been previously published as a whole. Do not submit poems/stories that appear in a chapbook or full-length book already published or under contract for publication. If applicable, include a list of acknowledgments on the title page.

Simultaneous submissions are acceptable under the condition that you notify us in the event your manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

All entries must be postmarked on or before January 15, 2008.

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