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Poetry Prize Calls for Entries

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The Bellday Poetry Prize has issued a call for entries. The deadline for entries is March 16. Bellday Books will publish the winning book and award $2,000 and 25 copies of the book to the winning author.

Here are the contest rules:
--Submit a manuscript of 60-90 pages of original poetry in any style in English. The manuscript must not have been published in book or chapbook, but may contain poems that have appeared in print or on the Internet.  Entries may consist of individual poems, a book-length poem or any combination of long or short poems.

--Submitted manuscript must contain 2 title pages: Name and contact information should appear on first title page only. Name should not appear anywhere else in the manuscript.

--Manuscript should be typed, single-spaced, paginated, and bound with a
spring clip.

--Include a table of contents page, but do not send an acknowledgements page.

--Enclose an SASE for announcement of the winner.

--Manuscript cannot be returned.

--Postmark deadline: March 16, 2009.

--Include a check or money order for $25 reading fee, payable to BELLDAY BOOKS.

--Bellday Books reserves the right not to select an award winner, in which case all reading fees will be refunded.

Bellday Books, Inc.
P.O. Box 3687
Pittsburgh, PA 15230

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