We are eager to include voices from many Southern states in this collection!
Gulf Coast Writers Association (GCWA) seeks submissions for a fourth print anthology of short fiction and poetry. We will accept most genres, except pornography, erotica, graphic violence/horror, excessive profanity, or anything racial or biased toward any religious or moral preference.
Accepting submissions between June 1, 2011 and September 1, 2011
Now accepting Poetry! 40 line max
THEME: Stories must be set in Mississippi and clearly capture a Southern tone. We are looking for original stories and poems, either unpublished or published.
Manuscripts MUST adhere to the following guidelines, or they will be deleted unread:
Please send no more than TWO items, any combination of stories and poems.
Manuscripts must be saved as a .doc or .docx file (Microsoft Word)
Double-space the entire manuscript. Poetry may be single or double-spaced.
Submit work in Times New Roman 12 pt. script.
Submit stories of no more than 3,000 words, otherwise they will be deleted. Poems must not exceed 40 lines.
Submissions must be accompanied by a Cover Letter with the Title, Word Count, Author's name, address, e-mail, phone number, and whether the story has been previously published.
Do not include a bio note in the cover letter. We will request this information later from selected authors.
Writers whose work is selected will be notified by e-mail on or before October 1, 2011.
There is no entry fee. GCWA will pay $25.00 and One Copy or Five Free Copies to contributors whose work is selected for one-time publication rights -- all rights revert to authors upon publication.
Print submissions sent to GCWA will not be read or returned.
Manuscripts must be saved as .doc or .docx files
and attached to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Attn: Philip Levinhttp://www.gcwriters.org/http://www.gcwriters.org/anthology.htm
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