Elixir Press Tenth Annual Poetry Contest

8 June 2009

www.elixirpress.com/guidelines.html#poetrycontest

Elixir Press is sponsoring a poetry contest open to all poets writing in English. There will be a Judge’s Prize of $2,000 and an Editors’ Prize of $1,000. Both winning manuscripts will be published by Elixir Press. All entries will be considered for publication. An outside judge, to be announced later, will make the final decision for the first prize. The editors will make the final decision for the second prize.

Manuscripts should be typed on one side of the page 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 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 and 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.

The entry fee is $25.
The postmark deadline for the contest is October 31, 2009.

Submit to:
Elixir Press
P. O. Box 27029
Denver, CO 80227

Contact us at info@elixirpress.com

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