Deadline Extended to April 15
TallGrass Writers Guild
Literary Anthology/Contest Guidelines – ‘Music in the Air’
Sponsored by Outrider Press in affiliation with TallGrass Writers Guild
Deadline: 4-15-13; previously published and simultaneously submitted
work OK. $1000 in cash prizes.
tallgrassguildATsbcglobalDOTnet. (Change AT to @ and DOT to .)
Planned publication date: early fall 2013. Working title: Music in the
Air. We interpret broadly, and welcome work on all forms of music plus
bird song and other music from Nature. Especially interested in poetry.
$1000 in cash prizes for First ($500 each for poetry and prose). Also:
2nd, 3rd places, + Hon. Mention. All winners receive Featured Reader
status at the Kick-Off Reading at Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest,
the nation’s third largest literary event of its kind (depending on
CTPRLF scheduling). Each published contributor receives a free copy of
Entry fees for each category are $16, reduced to $12 each for TWG
members. An entry form for the 2013 Anthology/Contest must be completed
and accompany each entry category. To obtain, email: outriderpressAT
sbcglobalDOTnet or tallgrassguildATsbcglobalDOTnet (Change AT to @ and DOT to .)
Poetry: Single spacing OK. Reading fee for each group or partial group of 1-4 poems: $16US/$12US-TWG member.
Prose: 2500 word limit per entry; sections from longer works accepted.
Each entry must have a separate reading fee of: $16 US/$12US-TWG member.
NO LIMIT ON NUMBER OF SUBMISSIONS IN EITHER CATEGORY.
Judge: Diane Williams
Mail hard copy of completed entry form + entry fee + 3-sentence bio +
double-spaced manuscript + SASE. Electronic submission: manuscript
entries (all separate files) as attachments in Windows Rich-Text-Format
(RTF) or Microsoft Word (not Works) with an email titled “2013 Anthology
Submission” that contains all contact info. Each file should state
author’s name and email + word processing program used.
Alternatively, mail your files on flash drive or CD, specifying author’s
name, e-mail address, and word processing program on label. Also
include in your mailing the entry form + SASE + entry fee + hard copy of
submissions as above. Include a stamped, self-addressed postcard for
DEADLINE: Postmarked no later than 4-15-13.
FOR INFORMATION AND COMPLETE GUIDELINES WITH REQUIRED ENTRY
outriderpressATsbcglobalDOTnet or tallgrassguildATsbcglobalDOTnet (Change AT to @ and DOT to .)
Telephone: 219-322-7270 or toll-free 866-510-6735.