Saturday, 10 May 2014

Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors - Deadline: June 1, 2014

Two types of entries:

 1) anthology only

 2) contest and anthology

1. Anthology-only entry: mail your previously unpublished work with self-addressed, stamped envelope for notification to Warriors Anthology, Southeast Missouri State University Press, MS 2650, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.

2. Contest and Anthology entry: email previously unpublished work to


· $250 first prize and publication in each category; all entries also considered for anthology.

· Entries must be sent electronically as Microsoft Word docs (or .docx).

· Keep poems in one document (with 1st poem as title).

· Put your name and contact info on 1st page and nowhere else on the manuscript.

· Writers may win in any category no more than twice, but may always submit their work for consideration in the anthology.

For both mailed and electronic submissions:

· Limit one submission in each category per person.

· Poetry: up to 3 poems (5 pages maximum).

· Fiction, essay, interview: 5,000-word limit. Interviews are with military or veterans.

· Photography: up to 3 good-quality photos (will be printed in the book as b&w).

· Submissions exceeding the limits will be disqualified.

· Include a bio of 75 words or less with your submission.

· Winners & contributors will be notified by Nov. 1, 2014

· Questions: contact the University Press at

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