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)