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Kundiman Poetry Prize

03 February 2010
Kundiman Poetry Prize
Kundiman and Alice James Books will be accepting submissions of poetry manuscripts for The Kundiman Poetry Prize postmarked between November 15, 2009 and February 16, 2010 (DEADLINE EXTENDED). The Kundiman Poetry Prize welcomes submissions from emerging as well as established Asian American poets. Entrants must reside in the United States. The winner receives $2000, book publication and a feature reading.

Guidelines for Manuscript Submission:

1. Manuscripts must be typed, paginated, and 50 – 70 pages in length (single spaced).
2. Individual poems from the manuscript may have been previously published in magazines, anthologies, or chapbooks of less than 25 pages, but the collection as a whole must be unpublished. Translations and self-published books are not eligible. No multi-authored collections, please.
3. Manuscripts must have a table of contents and include a list of acknowledgments for poems previously published. The inclusion of a biographical note is optional. Your name, mailing address, email address and phone number should appear on the title page of your manuscript. MANUSCRIPTS CANNOT BE RETURNED. Please do not send us your only copy.
4. No illustrations, photographs or images should be included.
5. Send one copy of your manuscript submission with two copies of the title page. Use only binder clips. No staples, folders, or printer-bound copies.
6. The Kundiman Poetry Prize is judged by consensus of the members of Kundiman's Artistic Staff and the Alice James Books Editorial Board. Manuscripts are not read anonymously. Please click here for a description of our judging process.
7. For notification of winners, include a business-sized SASE. If you wish acknowledgment of the receipt of your manuscript, include a stamped addressed postcard. Winners will be announced in June 2010.
8. Mail your entry to:

P.O. Box 2565
Staunton, VA 24402-2565

Original article can be found HERE.
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