PRIZE: Winning poet will receive a $1,000 cash award and 25 copies of the published chapbook.
SUBMIT: 16-28 pages of original poetry with title page, biographical note and acknowledgements, if any. Please include your name, mailing address, email address, and phone number (optional). Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but we ask that you notify us if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere. Poets may enter more than one manuscript.
ENTRY FEE: $18. All entrants will receive a copy of the winning chapbook upon its publication in the fall of 2009.
NO RESTRICTIONS on form or content. The Ledge Press is open to all styles and forms of poetry. Excellence is the only criterion.
PLEASE include a SASE for the competition results or manuscript return. The winner will be announced in March 2009.
POSTMARK DEADLINE: October 31, 2008.
SEND ENTRIES TO:
The Ledge 2008 Poetry Chapbook Competition,
40 Maple Ave.,
Bellport, NY 11713