Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Poetry and Fiction Contest: New South

The 2010 New South Writing Contest Guidelines

Poetry Prize
First Place: $1000
Second Place: $250

Fiction Prize
First Place: $1000
Second Place: $250

Deadline: All entries must be postmarked by March 4, 2010

Reading Fee: $15.00 per entry

Each entry must include the following:

• A check or money order (NO CASH) made payable to GSU (or Georgia State University) for fifteen dollars ($15). Entry fee includes a copy of the Spring / Summer 2009 issue, which will contain the winning entries.

• A cover letter with a 3- to 4-line bio, title(s) of the work submitted, and your name, mailing address, phone number, and email address.

• Address poetry submissions to James Thomas Miller, Poetry Editor.
• Poems must be typed.
• Submit up to three (3) poems per $15 Reading Fee.
• All poems must have name, address, phone, and e-mail appearing on each page.

• Address fiction and non-fiction submissions to Peter Fontaine, Fiction Editor.
• Manuscripts must be typed.
• Include name, address, phone, email, & word count on the first page of the manuscript only.
• Short-short stories are welcome.
• Submit one (1) story or essay per $15 Reading Fee.

While we take the greatest care in handling your entries, we assume no responsibility for lost or damaged manuscripts. Only unpublished work considered. Simultaneous submissions considered with notification. All rights20revert to author after publication. Current students, staff, and faculty at Georgia State University are not eligible.

New South publishes quality literary art promoting the work of emerging and established writers. New South holds no subject biases. The staff will select the best work regardless of style or genre.

Send all work to the appropriate editor:

New South/Writing Contest
Campus Box 1894
Georgia State University
MSC 8R0322 Unit 8
Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

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