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PRIZE AMERICANA

 

Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture
invites you to submit poetry and fiction for PRIZE AMERICANA.

We believe that creative writers create our future popular culture and must be supported
as they express the hopes, dreams, struggles, and challenges of their age.

Winners will receive publication by Press Americana.

We are open to all styles and genres.

 

We would like to congratulate Jacqueline K. Powers for her manuscript
The Mysteries of Fishing and Flight which won Prize Americana for Poetry 2011


We would also like to congratulate Alan Davis for his manuscript
So Bravely Vegetative which won Prize Americana for Fiction 2010

 

PRIZE AMERICANA FOR FICTION 2011
DEADLINE 5 JUNE 2011
Submit 130-200 page manuscript to editor@americanpopularculture.com.
The processing fee of $25 may be paid electronically through Paypal to editor@americanpopularculture.com or checks/money orders may be mailed to
Americana
7095-1240 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, California 90028

 

PRIZE AMERICANA FOR POETRY 2011
DEADLINE 5 JANUARY 2011: NOW CLOSED
Submit 50-100 page manuscript to editor@americanpopularculture.com.
The processing fee of $25 may be paid electronically through Paypal to editor@americanpopularculture.com or checks/money orders may be mailed to
Americana
7095-1240 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, California 90028

 

 

 

 

 

 


RULES

Submission to Prize Americana implies acceptance of the following rules:
1) Submissions will be judged by select members of the Advisory Board and Editors of
PRESS AMERICANA and REVIEW AMERICANA. All decisions will be considered final and will not be subject to dispute.
2) We subscribe to the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses Contest Code of Ethics. As such, all submissions are reviewed blindly.
3) Winners of Prize Americana for Poetry will be published by The Poetry Press, the poetry imprint of Press Americana. They will receive the same contract as any other writer publishing through the press and will work with an editor for the press.
4) Winners of Prize Americana for Fiction will be published by Hollywood Books International, the fiction imprint of Press Americana. They will receive the same contract as any other writer publishing through the press and will work with an editor for the press.
5) Press Americana publishes in paperback only. Authors may make the decision to distribute in Ebook formats as well.
6) American citizenship is not a requirement; the only requirement is that the work hold some appeal for an American readership and bear some relationship with American culture.
7) Manuscripts must be previously unpublished. Individual stories or poems may have been published in literary reviews etc., but the work as a whole should be available for publication.
8) All questions may be emailed to the Executive Director, Dr. Leslie Kreiner Wilson, editor@americanpopularculture.com.


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