Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Manorborn Submission Call 2009 Theme Water Deadline 04-15-2009

Rockfield Manor in Bel Air, Maryland
Call for 2009 Submissions

Manorborn is an annual print journal published by the Harford Poetry and Literary Society (MD). The anthology features poetry, fiction, memoir, essay, and black and white art and photography.

Deadline: April 15, 2009

Theme: Water

Manorborn is now accepting submissions for its 2009 issue on the theme of WATER. The theme is deliberately broad, intended to allow you maximum room for creative expression.

E-mailed submissions are accepted and should be sent to: with work sent in a Word or Rich Text Format attachment.

Send postal mail submissions to: HPLS/c/o M. Mullins/2121 Cox Rd/Jarrettsville, MD/21084

Your name and email address should appear above each poem or piece of prose in the attachment. USPS-mailed submissions must be typed on unlined paper using 12 point Times New Roman or similar font; your name and address should appear on each page. Digital artwork and photo images at 300 dpi should be no larger than 8.5" x 5.5". Original artwork or photos should be no larger than 8.5" x 11".

In your email or cover letter, please include the following information: Name, City and State, Email address, Description of attached or enclosed work(s), and brief biographical sketch. Simultaneous submissions and previously published work are accepted, but must be identified as such. Submissions will not be acknowledged, but if your work is selected for publication, you will be contacted before June 30. Manuscripts and artwork will not be returned, so do not send your only copy.

You may submit up to five (5) poems, one (1) fiction or non-fiction piece, and up to three (3 ) pieces of artwork or photography. All submissions should focus on the theme of WATER. There is no submission fee, but neither is there compensation for accepted work. Copies of Manorborn will be available for purchase upon publication; discounts will be given for purchase of multiple copies. Manorborn is available at and is distributed and sold locally.

Poetry: Poetry in any style or form is welcome. Poetry must be single spaced, maximum 40 lines per poem, 5 poems maximum.

Fiction, memoir, essay: Work should be typed double spaced; maximum word count per piece is 1,500 words, 1 piece per contributor.

Artwork, photography: Submit up to 3 pieces in 300 dpi no larger than 8.5" X 5.5".

Please check your work carefully before submission; all work submitted should be polished and free of errors. Manorborn does not publish all submitted work.

Reprinted from Thanks to Ellen Bass for forwarding notification of this submission call.

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