ROOMS announces its inaugural chapbook contest. Â The winning submission, chosen by Â ROOMS’ Â editors, will be published by Articles Press, its parent non-profit organization and publisher. Â The chapbook will receive a first printing of 200 copies to be sold for $5 each on the Â ROOMS and Articles Â websites. Â
FEE: Â There is a $15 reading fee. Â Each entrant receives a one-year subscription to Â ROOMS. Â Make checks or money orders payable to Articles Incorporated. Â Fees collected will be used solely for printing, distribution, and advertising costs.
WINNER: Â The winner of the contest will receive half the proceeds from the contest and 25 copies of the chapbook. Â We keep a running tally of the number of submissions received. Â
DEADLINE: The deadline for submissions is Â March 15th, 2009. Â
GUIDELINES: Â Submissions should be 20-30 pages. Â No more than one poem per page. Include your name, mailing address, email address, and a contact number on the cover letter. Â Your name and contact information should not appear on any pages of the manuscript. Â Make sure you put enough postage on the envelope you use to mail your submission.
Rooms Chapbook Contest
10822 Santa Clara Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22030 Â
WINNER: The winner will be notified by Â July 1st, 2009. Â If you are not the winner, we will not notify you individually. Â You will discover the winner by checking the website after he or she has been notified and has accepted. Â This saves you the trouble of sending us a SASE and wasting some postage. Â Manuscripts will not be returned. Â They will be recycled. Â