Maine Poetry Central, the Portland Poet Laureate Program and Moon Pie Press are seeking submissions for this contest, which honors the late Portland poet Michael Macklin, who died last May. The contest is open to all New England poets 40 and older who have never had a full-length book of poetry published. (Chapbooks and other genres don’t count for this contest.) The winning book will be published in fall 2013. The winner will receive a number of copies of the book, a cash prize to be determined, and will have some readings arranged. Deadline for submitting is June 1, 2013.
Reading fee is $20.00 payble to Moon Pie Press.
Send manuscripts 50-80 pages long (no shorter or longer) with cover letter to:
Moon Pie Press
16 Walton Street
Westbrook, ME 04092
Please send an email by March 15 if you plan to enter the contest to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please pass this on to anyone you think might be qualifed and interested in entering. Thanks !