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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize Submissions OPEN






Here's your chance to join the Saturnalia crew, outstanding authors such as Sarah Vap, Hadara Bar-Nadav, Natalie Shapero, & Margaret Ronda. This year's judge is Yusef Komunyakaa. Deadline is APRIL 1. 
Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize Guidelines
https://saturnaliabooks.submittable.com/submit
http://saturnaliabooks.com/?q=node/12
$2000 and publication by Saturnalia Books
2013 Judge = Yusef Komunyakaa

Electronic Submissions:
1. Manuscript must be an original work of poetry written in English.
2. Manuscript must be at least 48 pages in length (not including 
foreword material).
3. Author’s name and contact information must not appear on manuscript.
4. Acknowledgment page is optional. If your manuscript is a finalist, 
the acknowledgment page will be removed before it is sent to the judge.
5. No refunds will be given to any manuscripts withdrawn from the 
competition after April 1 deadline.
6. Former students who have studied "poetry writing" with the judge are 
ineligible to enter. Friends and family of the judge are also 
ineligible.
7. Contest winner will be announced in July on the Saturnalia Books 
website and via email. Please do not contact Saturnalia Books regarding 
your submission status before August 1.
If you are submitting online, the deadline is April 1 at 11:59 p.m.
Online submission link:
https://saturnaliabooks.submittable.com/submit

By Mail:
1. Manuscript must be an original work of poetry written in English.
2. Manuscript must be at least 48 pages in length (not including 
foreword material).
3. Author’s name and contact information must not appear on manuscript.
4. Manuscript sent by mail must be single-sided, and securely bound 
with a binder clip only.
5. Please include a separate cover sheet containing author’s name, 
title of manuscript, and contact information (including email address, 
street address, and phone number) as well as another cover sheet with 
only the title.
6. Acknowledgment page is optional. If your manuscript is a finalist, 
the acknowledgment page will be removed before it is sent to the judge.
7. Please include a check for $30 payable to Saturnalia Books. Entries 
without checks or with checks that are returned for insufficient funds 
will be immediately withdrawn.
8. Manuscripts must be postmarked by April 1. Do not send via any 
delivery method that requires a signature.
9. No refunds will be given to any manuscripts withdrawn from the 
competition after April 1.
10. Former students who have studied "poetry writing" with the judge 
are ineligible to enter. Friends and family of the judge are also 
ineligible.
11. Notification will be sent to your e-mail address. Do not include a 
self addressed stamped envelope (sase) unless you do not have an email 
address. If you do, it will be discarded.
12. Do not send your manuscript as registered, certified, or any other 
form of mail that requires a signature. It will be returned to you.
13. Contest winner will be announced in July on this site and via 
email. Please do not contact Saturnalia Books regarding your submission 
status before August 1.
Address submissions to: saturnalia books 105 Woodside Rd. Ardmore, PA 
19003
.
Manuscripts will be accepted beginning February 15, 2013.
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