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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Poetry and fiction book contests: Autumn House

(This news courtesy of R.S. White).

The 2010 Autumn House Poetry and Fiction Contests Guidelines for the 2010 Autumn House Poetry Contest

Since 2003, the annual Autumn House Poetry Contest has awarded publication of a full-length manuscript and $2,500 to the winner. The 2010 judge is Claudia Emerson. The postmark deadline for entries is June 30, 2010.

The winners will receive book publication, $1,000 advance against royalties, and a $1,500 travel grant to participate in the 2011 Autumn House Master Authors Series in Pittsburgh.
The deadline is June 30, 2010.

We ask that all submissions from authors new to Autumn House come through one of our annual contests.

All finalists will be considered for publication.

The final judge for the Poetry Prize is Claudia Emerson.

All full-length collections of poetry 50-80 pages in length are eligible.
If you wish to be informed of the results of the competition, please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

Autumn House Press assumes no responsibility for lost or damaged manuscripts.
All entries must be clearly marked "Poetry Prize" on the outside envelope.
Twenty five dollar handling fee (check or money order) must be enclosed.


Send manuscript and $25.00 fee to:
Autumn House Press
PO Box 60100
Pittsburgh, PA 15211