The 21st Annual Elixir Press Poetry Award

 Elixir Press is sponsoring a poetry contest open to all poets writing in English.  The winning manuscript will be published by Elixir Press, and all entries will be considered for publication. the price is $2000 +25 copies of the book.

Manuscripts must be at least 48 pages in length.

No contact information or acknowledgments page should be included in your file.

The entry fee is $30.

John Nieves will judge.

The deadline for the contest is October 31.

 

  The Antivenom Poetry Award is open to a first or second book. The prize  is $1000, publication of your manuscript by Elixir Press, and 25 copies of the book.

  The minimum page length for the manuscript is 48 pages. There is no maximum limit.

No contact information or acknowledgments page should be included in your file..

 The entry fee is $30.

  The deadline is March 31.


The Elixir Press Fiction Award

 Elixir Press is sponsoring a fiction contest open to all writers writing in English.  Both short story collections and novels are eligible.  The prize will be $2000, publication by Elixir Press, and 25 copies of the book.

Manuscripts should be 120 pages to 500 pages in length.

Manuscripts should be submitted anonymously. An acknowledgments page should NOT be included in your. attached file.        

 The fee is $40

  The deadline for the contest is May 31.







 

   

The 21st Annual Elixir Press Poetry Awards

Elixir Press is sponsoring a poetry contest open to all poets writing in English. There will be one prize of $2,000. The winning manuscript will be published by Elixir Press. All entries will be considered for publication. The editors will make the final decision for any other manuscripts chosen for publication. The contest is open to all writers writing in English regardless of prior publication. .

Guidelines for electronic submission:

- Manuscripts must be at least 48 pages in length.

- Manuscripts must be paginated and include a table of contents (if appropriate).

- Manuscripts must be submitted anonymously. Do not include an acknowledgments page or biographical statements within the  manuscript file itself. These items may be included in the Cover Letter portion of the submission form.

- Simultaneous submissions are welcome, so long as Elixir is notified immediately if a manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

-  Do not include photos or illustrations.

The entry fee is $30.

John Nieves will judge.

The deadline for the contest is October 31, 2020.




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