Announcing the first annual Les Figues Press NOS Book Contest— (NOS = not otherwise specified)
A prize of $1,000 and publication by Les Figues Press will be given for the winning poetry or prose manuscript. Sarah Shun-lien Bynum* will judge. Submit a manuscript of 64-250 pages with a $25.00 entry fee by September 9th, 2011. Electronic submissions only. All entrants will receive one copy of a Les Figues TrenchArt Series title of their choosing.
Eligible submissions include: poetry, novellas, prose poems, innovative novels, anti-novels, short story collections, lyric essays, hybrids, and all forms not otherwise specified.
Please note: The winning manuscript will be published in a design and format reflective of its content, i.e., it will not be part of the TrenchArt series, with its tall and slim format.
The winning manuscript will be announced in December 2011, with a fall 2012 publication date.
Manuscripts by current and past students of Sarah Shun-lien Bynum will not be considered.
For more information, please visit the Les Figues website.