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We're pleased to announce our spring 2009 chapbook contest. Winner receives $250 and 25 copies (additional copies available at a 30 percent discount). The final judge will be editor of THE JOURNAL and award-winning poet Kathy Fagan. Her books include The Charm, Moving & St. Rage, and The Raft, a National Poetry Series selection.

Please submit 20-30 pages of your best writing (any genre) to:

Chapbook Contest
Ohio Wesleyan University
English Dept.
c/o Okla Elliott
61 S. Sandusky St.
Delaware, OH 43015

Our reading committee evaluates manuscripts blind, so please include a separate cover sheet with your name, address, email, and phone number, being sure to exclude any identifying information from the manuscript itself.

Please include a check or money order in the amount of $12 for each submission, payable to "NEW AMERICAN PRESS" (multiple submissions accepted).

Postmark deadline: May 15, 2009.

Further questions can be directed to David Bowen.