Friday, March 30, 2012

Poetry Competition: Zone 3 Press

Zone 3 Press
First Book Award for Poetry

Prize: $1,000 and Publication
--One copy of your manuscript of 48-80 pages.
--Two title pages: one with name, address, e-mail address, and phone number and one with title only.
--An acknowledgments page may be included. 
--$20.00 reading fee made payable to Zone 3 Press. Reading fee includes a one-year subscription to Zone 3.
--Deadline: May 1, 2012.

Eligibility and Additional Considerations:
--Anyone who has not published a full-length collection of poems (48 pages or more) is eligible; those with chapbooks may participate.
--The final judge will be announced.
--In order to ensure the integrity of this award, current and former students and faculty of APSU are not eligible to enter. In addition, Zone 3 Press will not accept manuscripts from contestants who have previously studied with, or have a personal relationship with the announced judge. Zone 3 Press is committed to providing an ethically responsible competition; as such, the editors reserve the right to reject manuscripts that display any form of ethical impropriety.
--Winner will be notified by e-mail or telephone.
--Please include a self-addressed, stamped postcard for confirmation of manuscript receipt.
--For contest results, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Manuscripts will not be returned.
--Questions should be addressed to Blas Falconer at:

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Send entries to:
Blas Falconer, Acquisitions Editor
Zone 3 Press
First Book Award for Poetry
Austin Peay State University
P.O. Box 4565
Clarksville, Tennessee 37044

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