Thursday, September 29, 2005

Announcement Sent By Steven Reigns--Florida Poets' Chapbook Contest


September 19, 2005

The Creative Writing Department at Blake School ofthe Arts, Tampa,Florida, announces the Second Annual Yellow Jacket Press Chapbook Contest for Florida Poets. Deadline is December 10, 2005.~Winner, announced by March 15th, will receive $100 and 25 copies. All entrants must be permanent residents of Florida.

Chapbooks should be no longer than 24 pages, including title page and
acknowledgments. Please include a brief bio, date you became a Florida
resident, and SASE, along with $10 reading fee. Manuscripts will not be

Last year's winner was Florida Straits by Gregory Byrd of Clearwater. For copies of last year's winning book, send an additional $6.50 along with your submission.

Send submissions to:
Yellow Jacket Press Chapbook Competition
c/o Gianna Russo
Blake School of the Arts
1701 N. Blvd.
Tampa, Fl. 33607

For more information contact

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