Pavement Saw Press

Transcontinental Poetry Award
Deadline: 
- Check back on June 15 for Upcoming Deadline
E-mail address: 
info@pavementsaw.org

A prize of $1,000, publication by Pavement Saw Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a first or second poetry collection. Poets who have not published more than one collection, or who have published a second collection of fewer than 40 pages or with a print run of fewer than 500 copies are eligible. All entries are considered for publication. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 70 pages with a $20 entry fee ($23 for international submissions or $27 for online submissions), which includes a selection of Pavement Saw Press books, by August 15. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Pavement Saw Press, Transcontinental Poetry Award, 321 Empire Street, Montpelier, OH 43543. David Baratier, Editor.

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