The Elixir Press 2018 Fiction Award
Elixir Press is sponsoring a fiction contest open to all writers writing in English. Both short story collections and novels are eligible. The prize will be $2000, publication by Elixir Press, and 25 copies of the book.
• Manuscripts should be typed on one side of the page and on standard paper.
• No dot matrix unless letter quality.
• Send a business size SASE for reply only; manuscripts cannot be returned.
• An SAS postcard for receipt of manuscript is optional.
• Please use a 12 to 14 point font.
• Do not send the only copy of your manuscript.
• Do not send biographical material, photographs, CDs, videos, or illustrations.
• Enclose a cover sheet stating the name of the manuscript and the author's name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number and a cover sheet with the title alone.
• Manuscripts must be double-spaced, paginated, and include a table of contents, if appropriate, and an acknowledgments page, if appropriate.
• Simultaneous submissions are welcome, so long as Elixir is notified immediately if a manuscript is accepted elsewhere.
• Manuscripts should be 120 pages to 500 pages in length.
• Please secure your manuscript with either a rubber band or file folder. Do not otherwise bind your manuscript.
• Friends, students, and former students of the judge or the editorial staff of Elixir Press are ineligible to enter.
The entry fee is $40.
Manuscripts will be accepted from March 1 to May 31, 2018.
Submit entries to:
Elixir Press Fiction Award
P.O. Box 27029
Denver, CO 80227
If you have questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For electronic submissions, please use this link: Submit to Elixir Press