Saturday, 15 March 2014

Fool for Poetry 2014 International Chapbook


Some people are fools for love, others are fools
Two winners will each have their manuscript published, receive €500 and fifty complimentary copies of their chapbook.
€1,000 Cash (approx £800, $1300) - Two Winners: Each receives €500
in cash &; 50 complimentary copies of their chapbook .25 -50 entrants publicly listed as
"finalists or highly-commended"Winning chapbooks publishedAugust 2014 with striking cover
designs, offered for sale internationally, through our website, Amazon and select
independent booksellers.Winning poets considered for 2015Cork Spring Poetry Festival
programme & have chapbooks entered for UK Forward Prize.Poets of any publishing history
may enter but at least one winner will be a debutant with no books/chapbooks previously published.
There will be an entry fee of €20 foreach manuscript. The Munster Literature Centre is a registered
charity (no.12374) and a non-profit organisation. Monies received will cover costs of contest. Any profits
generated will be spent on fees for writers and poets participating in our festivals or contributing to our other publications. Submission Guidelines

1. Submissions must be
unpublished as a collection, but
individual poems may have been
previously published in journals.
We will consider simultaneous
submissions as long as the poet
notifies us immediately upon
acceptance elsewhere.

2. Submit 16-24 pages of poetry,
single-spaced One page equals 38
lines maximum, including spacing
between lines. Poems may run
longer than 1 page.

3. Do not count title page,
acknowledgments, table of
contents or dedicationin the page
count.Manuscripts either too short
or too long will be disqualified.

4. Identifying information for the
author should not be included
anywhere on the manuscript
itself. You are welcome to include
a brief bio or something about
yourself in your cover note, which
will only be made accessible to the
editorial panel after the winning
manuscripts have been chosen.

5 Indicate in your cover letter
whether you are a debutant or have
published a chapbook or book
Email manuscript as a .doc, .docx
or pdf attachment to
foolforpoetry@munsterlit.ie
include with your cover email
name, contact information
including phone number and
paypal receipt number.

6. Deadline for entries is April 30,
Pay for entry here:

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