THE SMOKING POET: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – SPRING 2009
THE SMOKING POET publishes flash fiction; fiction; nonfiction; poetry; feature author; feature poet; book and cigar reviews. We publish work that ignites our imagination, inflames our passion, leaves us with a smoky aftertaste. The Smoking Poet also shares an extensive list of links and resources for writers and the cigar aficionado.
Submissions open year round. Send with category in subject line: poetry to Zinta Aistars; fiction/non-fiction to J. Conrad Guest. For book reviews, please query first.
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The Smoking Poet Second Annual Short Story Contest Deadline: May 31, 2009
An entry fee of $10 per submission is required. Once you have sent in your submission, we will send you the PayPal link for payment with an invoice for your records.
Entries must be submitted as a Word doc file, one per e-mail, in Times New Roman, 12-point font, double-spaced. The author’s name, address, and telephone number must appear in the upper right hand corner. Word count must not exceed 5,000. Please include a bio statement, not to exceed 100 words, in the body of your e-mail.
First prize, $200; second prize, $100; third prize, $50. All of the winners will be published in the summer issue of The Smoking Poet, online in mid June, 2009.
Submission deadline is May 31, 2009. Please send your submission with the subject line, CONTEST/Last Name to thesmokingpoet.gmail.com If the subject line does not state CONTEST, we will assume it is a general submission. We look forward to reading your best work!