The Barrow Street Press Book Contest award will be given for the best previously unpublished manuscript of poetry in English. The winner will receive book publication by Barrow Street Press, and $1,000.00.
Judge: Elaine Equi
Deadline: 30 June 2016
Online submission (the additional $3.00 cost is to offset our printing and collating costs; please note that our system does not accept American Express credit cards.)
Please note that manuscripts by current and former students and close friends of the contest judge will not be considered.
Please note that you can only submit one manuscript at a time, so if you are submitting multiple manuscripts, you will need to follow these instructions for each one.
Please submit a blind copy of your manuscript online. Simultaneous submissions are allowed, but if your manuscript is selected for publication by another press, you will need to withdraw your manuscript from this contest using the online submission manager. Contest entry fees are non– refundable. Regular Mail Submission Your manuscript should be typed, single-spaced, single- or double-sided, on white 8 ½" x 11" paper. Please do not send your only copy, as manuscripts cannot be returned. Include SASE for notification of contest results and include a check for $25.00, payable to Barrow Street, Inc.
Manuscripts unaccompanied by a check for the entry fee will not be considered. Barrow Street PO Box 1558 Kingston, RI 02881 (Please do not send to the New York City Barrow Street address – manuscripts sent to this address will not be considered.)