Submitting work to Carpe Articulum is a two-step process.
1. REVIEW the appropriate Deadlines, Guidelines and Rules of Entry for your submission.
2. SUBMIT to Carpe Articulum Literary Review using Submishmash (click here)
These dates are ANNUAL, REVOLVING deadlines
SHORT FICTIONâ€¦â€¦..MAR 30, SEPT 30
POETRYâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦MAR 30, SEPT 30
NOVELLAâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.. JAN 7
ESSAY/NON-FICTâ€¦â€¦JAN 7, AUG 30
PHOTOGRAPHYâ€¦â€¦. AUG 30
YOUNG WRITERSâ€¦â€¦.FEB 1
If deadlines are missed, the piece will automatically be entered into the next contest cycle for that particular genre.
GENERAL RULES OF ENTRY
All contests are void where prohibited by law.
All contests are open to the public over the age of 18. International submissions accepted and encouraged. For publication in the English Version of CALR, participant must have work translated into English. All rules apply.
All work must be original, and by submitting the pieces, author gives rights to the Carpe Articulum Literary Review to print the piece and to use it on the web or other media. All rights revert back to the author. See website for release and terms information. We want authors to become well known, and have no desire to encumber work. We do however, reserve the right to use it.
Multiple entries are accepted.
Previously printed work is acceptable as long as the circulation did not exceed 2,000 copies of a magazine, newspaper, book or other printed media. Previously printed authors are permitted.
Two Cover Sheets must be included: One with authorâ€™s contact information, including name, address, telephone number, email, entry title and contest name. The second must contain the contest name and working TITLE of the piece ONLY. Absolutely no author name may be included on the work itself (unless it is a painting) or the piece(s) will be disqualified.
No manuscripts will be returned, see winnerâ€™s announcements in the magazine or on the website.
Electronic entries are accepted and encouraged, as long as all guidelines are observed, and entry fee accompanies its submission, ear-marked for the workâ€™s title and author. Send electronic entries in Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx file extension) through the email address: Editor-in-Chief@CarpeArticulum.com
If no suitable winner can be found by contestsâ€™ end, the judges may invoke the right to extend the contest date slightly, in order to find enough appropriate work material. However, all contests will be awarded the funds allocated by the end of the extension date.
All readerâ€™s fees are non-refundable, and work is non-returnable. Please see to it that you are NOT sending us your only copy.
All reader fees can be paid online via PayPal, OR by check or money order payable to: CARPE ARTICULUM LITERARY REVIEW. Entries can be sent via regular or special mail to:
The Carpe Verbum Contest / [write short fiction, novella, etc. here]
PO Box 409
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
All Submissions MUST be postmarked by the deadline in order to be considered for that genre. We get a lot of work in, and in order to give it the proper attention, appropriate time allowances must be made. THE EARLIER, THE BETTER. If for any reason you feel you may have omitted an important piece of information, or may have inadvertently made an error in putting your package together, feel free to contact us and we will do our best to straighten out the issue. We sincerely want all worthy authors to get their due recognition and will in no way arbitrarily disqualify a participant for a slight oversight. International submissions welcome.
GUIDELINES FOR THE YOUNG WRITERS COMPETITION: YOUTH TRUTH
For those under 18, grades 6-12 by US Standards
No Reading Fee
Genre: Poetry or Short Fiction (under 20 pages)
Due date: February 1, annually
FIRST = $500 / SECOND = $300 / THIRD = $200
Entrant must be sponsored by a teacher in a traditional high school or middle school classroom. Sponsoring teacherâ€™s contact information must be included on the entry cover sheet along with entrantâ€™s parent or legal guardianâ€™s signature authorizing and releasing entry and acceptance of Carpe Articulumâ€™s Terms and Conditions as stated on the website and on behalf of the student. NO AUTHOR NAME may appear on the work itself. By entering, parties are also acknowledging the acceptance of the siteâ€™s conditions and terms of service.
Studentâ€™s parent(s) full contact information is required as well as the school attending at time of entry. Statement of the parentsâ€™ and studentâ€™s signed willingness and intention to use award money to furthering the studentâ€™s post-high school education (either in a collegiate setting or trade schools). Teacher must acknowledge that any funds awarded will be used for the classroom and/or educational projects.
No single entry may be longer than 20 pages double-spaced. All other rules apply as outlined in the submissions/rules section on the website for Poetry or Short Fiction. Entries must be sent both ELECTRONICALLY as a .doc file, with the scanned signatures mentioned above, and via REGULAR MAIL. These can be sent in one package per classroom by the teacher.
Submit entry electronically to: Editor-in-Chief@CarpeArticulum.com
Mail entry to:
Carpe Articulum Literary Review
Attn: Youth Truth Writing Award
P.O. Box 409
Lake Oswego, OR 97034http://www.carpearticulum.com/http://www.carpearticulum.com/submissions/
Click on the link above and go to the contest official site