Cervena Barva Poetry and Fiction Chapbooks Contests

11 November 2008

www.cervenabarvapress.com/submissions.htm

Accepting manuscripts November 1, 2008-January 31, 2009
Manuscripts postmarked after January 31st, will be returned.
No manuscripts will be returned.

For Poetry:

24 pages of poetry.
8 pages will be added automatically to the winning chapbook which will make the total 32 pages.
Include the following:
Title page with contact info
Title page with just the title
SASE for the announcement of the winning chapbook. Size 10 envelope only.
Send no cover letter or bio
Ok if poems have been published in literary journals. Don’t include acknowledgments.
e-mail address for receipt of manuscript

Winner announced March 15. 2009
Winner receives 25 copies and $100.00
$11.00 entry fee/check or money order to:
Cervena Barva Press
P.O. Box 440357
W. Somerville, MA 02144-3222

For Fiction:

24 pages of fiction double-spaced.
8 pages will be added automatically to the winning chapbook.
Title page with contact info
Title page with just the title
Ok if fiction has been published before
Can be one story or more as long as it doesn’t go over the 24 page total.
Don’t include acknowledgements

Winner announced March 15, 2009
Winner receives 25 copies and $100.00
SASE for the announcement of the winning chapbook. Size 10 envelope only.
Send no cover letter or bio
e-mail address for receipt of manuscript
$12.00 entry fee/check or money order to
Cervena Barva Press
P.O. Box 440357
W. Somerville, MA 02144-3222

Deadline Jan. 31st. Manuscripts past deadline will be returned. All entrees receive a winning chapbook in the category they entered.

Judge for both: Gloria Mindock
All manuscripts will be judged blind.
My Webmaster will take all contact info out of the envelopes before giving them to me. I believe in fairness.

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