The 2009 Noemi Press Poetry Chapbook Award will be judged by
author of Mirrors for Gold
Winners will receive $150 and 25 author's copies.
All manuscripts will be considered for publication. http://www.noemipress.org/contest.html
Guidelines for Submissions
Send 20-40 pp. of poetry or fiction, along with a $10 entry fee (check or money order) made out to Noemi Press, via U.S. Postal Service, to the following address:
[Fiction or Poetry] Contest
P.O. Box 1330
Mesilla Park, NM 88047
Include two title pages: one with title, acknowledgments (if applicable), name, and contact information; one with title alone. Your name must not appear anywhere in the manuscript. Current and former students, friends, and relatives of the judges or Noemi Press editors are not eligible to enter.
Please use a binder clip to fasten your manuscript.
Enclose an SASE for notification of winners and finalists. Manuscripts will not be returned. Revisions of entries cannot be accepted.
If you would like a copy of the winning poetry/fiction chapbook, include a 6"x9" self-addressed envelope with $2.10 postage affixed.
Stories/poems that have been previously published individually are eligible, but manuscripts must not have been previously published as a whole. Do not submit poems/sto
ries that appear in a chapbook or full-length book already published or under contract for publication. If applicable, include a list of acknowledgments on the title page.
Simultaneous submissions are acceptable under the condition that you notify us in the event your manuscript is accepted elsewhere.
All entries must be postmarked on or before February 16, 2009.