Word doc and docx formats only. All fiction entries must be double-spaced in 12 pt. Times New Roman. Poetry entries use industry standards.


• Send no more than four linked poems per entry.  Multiple entries are acceptable, provided that a separate reading fee is sent for each.

• Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but the contest fee is non-refundable if the submission is withdrawn. Please notify Bosque Press as soon as possible if a submitted story is accepted elsewhere.

• Previously published works and works accepted for publication elsewhere cannot be considered. Bosque's definition of publishing includes electronic publishing.

• Prior Bosque Press poetry winners are not eligible for entry.

Ends on June 30, 2018$10.00
$10.00

  

Poetry Contest

Prize: $500. honorarium + publication in bosque Issue 8 

Entries accepted June 1 – 30 , 2018 ONLY. Submissions before or after these dates will not be read. Reading fee $10. 


  • Entries of four thematically-linked poems accepted June 1 - 30, 2018 ONLY. Submissions before or after these dates will not be read. Please use Times New Roman and standard formatting in .doc or .docx only.
  • All entries will be considered for publication in bosque. Previous winners of this      contest are not eligible to enter.
  • Send no more than four thematically-linked poems. Multiple entries are acceptable, provided that a separate reading fee is sent for each.
  • Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but the contest fee is non-refundable if the submission is withdrawn. Please notify Bosque Press as soon as possible if a submitted poem is accepted elsewhere.
  • Previously published works and works accepted for publication elsewhere cannot be considered. Bosque's definition of publishing includes electronic publishing.
  • Electronic submissions only. Please read the following instructions carefully before submitting.

Between June 1st and June 30th only, please use our online submission manager (available June 1st) to submit your entry. Check to be certain your manuscript document does not contain any identifying information, please. Standard format: 1" margins, no fancy fonts, numbered pages). Please note that your submission will not be processed until you have paid your contest fee (available online June 1st). Failure to comply with any of these instructions is cause for your ms to be eliminated from consideration.

Final Judge: Hilda Raz*

  

* Hilda Raz is editor of the Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry Series, University of New Mexico Press, and the poetry editor for the literary journal bosque. She is the author of seven books of poetry and a memoir, with Aaron Raz Link, What Becomes You, and editor of five books.