Winter Tangerine Awards is a FREE-TO-ENTER contest which “aims to honor new and emerging poets and prose writers who are creating electric work. Submissions will only be accepted from writers who have not yet published a chapbook, novel, or collection of any type.” And good news! They just extended the deadline until July 1, 2015!
To learn more about Winter Tangerine and the type of work they publish, you can read samples of each volume on their site, order separate volumes for $10 – $15, or subscribe to a whole year for only $30 (best value).
I was blown away by the quality of the artwork on their site and on the volume covers. This is really beautiful stuff. The submission guidelines are clear and descriptive. I’ll definitely be submitting to Winter Tangerine in the future. I also really enjoyed this poem in Volume I by Rebecca Kerr: “A Gift From El Niño.”
If you subscribe to Duotrope, you can read their interview with the editors here.
If you’ve already published a poetry collection, then you can submit for their poetry and prose for upcoming volumes until October 1, 2015. Regular submission guidelines are here.
AWARDS DEADLINE: July 1, 2015
SUBMISSION FEE: None
FORMS: Poetry, prose
PRIZE: All award winners and finalists will be published in a digital anthology, available for free on the WTR website in July of 2015. The two award winners will receive a box filled with a small trophy, (gently used) books, (never used) cookies, and a check for $250, as well as a one-year subscription to Winter Tangerine Review. All finalists receive our kudos and a one-year subscription to WTR.