Elixir Press Poetry Contest

11 March 2009

Elixir Press is sponsoring a contest for a first or second book of poetry. The winner will receive a prize of $1,000. The winning manuscript will be published by Elixir Press. All entries will be considered for publication.
www.elixirpress.com/guidelines.html

Manuscripts should be typed on one side of the page only and on standard paper. No dot matrix unless letter quality.

Send a business size SASE for reply only; manuscripts cannot be returned. An SAS postcard for receipt of the manuscript is optional.

Please use a 12 to 14 point font.

Do not send the only copy of your manuscript.

Do not send biographical material, photographs, CDs, videos, or illustrations.

Enclose a cover sheet stating the name of the manuscript and the author’s name, address, and telephone number and a cover sheet with the title alone.

Manuscripts must be paginated and include a table of contents and an acknowledgments page if appropriate.

Simultaneous submissions are welcome, so long as Elixir is notified immediately if a manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

Manuscripts must be at least 48 pages in length.

Please secure your manuscript with either a binder clip or file folder. Do not otherwise bind your manuscript.

Contest entry fee is $25.

The postmark deadline for the contest is March 31, 2009.

Submit entries to:

Antivenom Poetry Prize
Elixir Press
PO Box 27029
Denver, CO 80227

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