"ID Me" - National Writing Contest - 1st Generation Press

1st Generation Press, Inc., a New York-based independent publishing house committed to discovering the unconventional and the unexpected, is proud to present its 1st annual "ID Me" contest. Open to all college students at both undergraduate and graduate levels. "ID Me" seeks original, unpublished nonfiction memoirs exploring the theme of "identity."

The top twenty authors will be published in an anthology and the top three authors will receive cash prizes (first place: $250; second place: $100; third Place: $50). Each of the top twenty authors will receive a complimentary copy of the anthology upon publication.

A short cover letter, a current copy of education transcript (unofficial transcripts are acceptable), and an entry fee of $10.00 (in the form of a check or money order only, made out to "1st Generation Press, Inc.") must accompany each submission. All submissions must be typed, between 6000-15000 words, 12pt Times New Roman font.

Please submit as an e-mail ATTACHMENT to submissions (at)1stgenpress.com OR mail to: 1st Generation Press, Inc., P.O. Box 758, Melville, NY 11747. Any other format results in disqualification from the contest and contest fee will NOT be returned. E-mailed submissions will not be processed until the fee is received via mail.

One submission per person. 1st Generation Press, Inc. reserves one-time rights, but the author retains original copyright. Authors will not receive any royalties on books published. Other restrictions may apply, visit www.1stgenpress.com for more information or e-mail infoandquestions (at) 1stgenpress.com for further questions.

Deadline: 29 June 2009 (Snail-mail submissions must be postmarked by this date)