INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSIONS: All entries should be made
online through Submittable. The entry fee for each entry is $20.00. 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
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.
entrants will be notified of the results via e-mail by May 1, 2018.