Sunday, June 19, 2011

Local Chapbook contest for poets, due August 15

2011 Quinton Duval Chapbook Contest

In memory of Quinton Duval (1948-2010)

Open to writers from West of the Mississippi
Deadline August 15, 2011
20-24 pages of poetry on any theme
$10 entry fee - checks payable to SPC
Winner receives publication and 50 copies of chapbook.

Do not put your name on the manuscript pages, but attach a separate
page with contact information and the title of the collection.
If submitting via email, put “Chapbook Submission” in subject line, attach
manuscript as a doc, docx or pdf file, and put contact information in body of email.

Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but please notify SPC if your chapbook is accepted elsewhere. All rights revert to authors.

Send email manuscripts to:

Send paper manuscripts (and checks for all entries) to:
Sacramento Poetry Center
1719 25th Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
Attn: Quinton Duval Chapbook Contest

There won’t be enough
lazy time spent dreaming in the shadows
of beeches. To figure things out,
all anyone needs is time.

from “My Future,” a poem in Quinton Duval’s collection Joe’s Rain (Cedar House Books, 2005)

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