INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSIONS: All entries should be made online through Submittable. The entry fee for each entry is $25.00. Payment for submissions must be made online.
Please submit your file in .doc, .docx, .rtf, .txt, .pdf, .odt, or .wpf. 12-point font, Times New Roman or Times preferred. Manuscripts should be single-spaced. Include a Table of Contents. No more than one poem should appear on a page.
Submit a single title page with only the manuscript title in your file. YOUR NAME SHOULD APPEAR NOWHERE IN YOUR MANUSCRIPT. (So the order in the manuscript file is Title page with only the manuscript title, Table of Contents, and then the Manuscript of Poems with no more than one poem per page.)
The author's name should appear nowhere in your file or in the file name. Your Submittable profile will include your name, address, phone, and e-mail so it should not appear in either your file name or your manuscript.
In the place of the cover letter or biographical note in the submission process, an acknowledgments page listing poems previously published in magazines, journals, or anthologies can be submitted as your cover letter in Submittable. THIS SHOULD NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE MANUSCRIPT FILE.
Please name your file the manuscript title. If your manuscript title is long, name your file the first four words.
All entrants will be notified of the results via e-mail by May 1, 2020.