THE ELEVENTH ANNUAL MARSH HAWK PRESS POETRY PRIZE
Announcing Two New Prizes:
The Marsh Hawk Press Robert Creeley Memorial Award
Named for the late Poet and Member of the Marsh Hawk Press Advisory Board
&
The Rochelle Ratner Memorial Award
Named for the late Poet and Marsh Hawk Press Editor

Submission Deadline: April 30, 2014

CONTEST JUDGE:

Brenda Hillman

 

The Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize offers a cash award of $1,000.00 plus publication of the winning book. The Marsh Hawk Press Robert Creeley Memorial Award and the Rochelle Ratner Memorial Award offer cash prizes of $250 each and will be chosen from finalist manuscripts submitted to the contest. Prizes are judged by a poet of national stature. The winners' names and title of the winning book are announced and advertised nationally.

Contest Rules for Regular Mail Submissions:
• Submit a manuscript of 48-84 pages of original poetry in any style in English. The manuscript must not have been published previously in book form, although individual poems appearing in print or on the web are permitted. Entries may consist of individual poems, or a book-length poem—or any combination of long or short poems. Collaborations welcome. (Please note: Manuscripts longer than 84 pages may be considered, but please contact us before submitting.)

FOR HARD COPY SUBMISSIONS:
•Because the contest is judged blindly, submitted manuscript must contain 2 title pages: Your name and contact information must appear on first title page only. Your name must not appear anywhere else in the manuscript.
• Manuscript should be typed, single-spaced, paginated, and bound with a spring clip.
• Include a table of contents page and an acknowledgements page for magazine or anthology publications.
• Enclose a SASE for announcement of the winner. (If you want to save postage, just check our web site.)
• Manuscripts cannot be returned.
• Postmark deadline: April 30, 2014.
Enclose a check or money order for $25 entry fee, payable to MARSH HAWK PRESS.
Check or money order must be in U.S. funds.

CONTEST MAILING ADDRESS:

Marsh Hawk Press, P.O. Box 206, East Rockaway, N. Y. 11518-0206

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