Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Submit! Interesting calls for work
BEYOND BAROQUE Prize. First-ever contest for L.A.'s literary heart. California residents only. Awards of $500, $250, $100 plus October reading-reception for winners & 5 top finalists. Judge: Tony Barnstone.
Deadline: September 1.
Snail mail up to 3 unpublished poems (40-line limit) plus $15 entry fee, payable to "Beyond Baroque" to: Beyond Baroque Contest, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291. No SASE. No ID on poems. Poet's name, contact info, and poem titles on cover sheet. Web site: www.beyondbaroque.org.
For guidelines, click here.
RATTLE seeks submissions from mental health workers for the Winter 2010 issue. Working or retired psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, etc.
Deadline: August 1.
Send up to 5 poems or a relevant essay (plus SASE) to: RATTLE, 12411 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604. E-mail submissions accepted. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.rattle.com.
Food essay contest.
For an upcoming issue, Creative Nonfiction seeks new essays about food. Essays should be: 5,000 words or fewer, vivid, dramatic, and reach for some universal/deeper meaning in personal experiences. Reading fee: $20; $25 includes subscription.
Cash prize for Best Essay.
Postmark deadline: September 3.
Complete guidelines at www.creativenonfiction.org.