Manuscripts are submitted online via the website (www.nationalpoetryseries.org), along with an entrance fee of $30.00 (per manuscript). The entry period begins on January 1, 2016 and runs through (and including) February 15, 2016.
Manuscripts must include 2 cover pages:
- One page should list title of manuscript, author’s name, address, and email/telephone number. This should be the only page with author’s identification.
- One page should list title of manuscript only.
Manuscripts must be:
- Paginated (include a table of contents).
DO NOT INCLUDE: Acknowledgments, explanatory statements, resumes, autobiographical statements, photographs, illustrations, or artwork. These will not be considered.
No additions, deletions, or substitutions once a manuscript has been submitted.
Entrants should inform NPS immediately if their manuscript is selected for publication elsewhere.
Finalists will be notified and may be asked to submit five (5) additional copies of their original submission.
Winning authors will be given the opportunity to make final changes prior to publication.
Please visit The National Poetry Series web site: www.nationalpoetryseries.org for general updates throughout the competition.
If you require any additional information, write to the Coordinator, NPS, 57 Mountain Avenue, Princeton, NJ 08540 or email email@example.com.