---- 2014 The award is suspended for this year.----

---- All entries received in 2014, even those labeled "Transcontinental Award," will be read as part of our open reading period and considered for book publication.----

If you choose to send to the 2014 open reading period

Electronic and mailed entries must meet these requirements:
1. The manuscript should be at least 48 pages of poetry and no more than 70 pages of poetry in length. Separations between sections are NOT a part of the page count.
2. A one page cover letter. Include a brief biography, the book's title, your name, address, telephone number, and your e-mail address. This should be followed by a page which lists publication acknowledgments for the book.
3. The manuscript should be bound with a single clip and begin with a title page including the book's title, your name, address, and telephone number, and, if you have e-mail, your e-mail address.
4. There should be no more than one poem on each page. The manuscript can contain pieces longer than one page.
5. The manuscript should be paginated, beginning with the first page of poetry.

If you wish to send via regular mail your manuscript should be accompanied by a check in the amount of $20.00 made payable to Pavement Saw Press. Entry Fee: $20 for mailed US and Canadian entries, $23 for mailed overseas entries, $27 to submit electronically (all entries, world wide).

If you wish to submit electronically, use the PayPal button below:

2014 Open Reading payment for All (world wide) Entries

Number of entries

Then e-mail the manuscript to info(at)pavementsaw.org. Electronic submissions need to be sent as PDF files or as word (.doc or .docx) files. Other formats are not accepted.

Entries should be sent to:

Pavement Saw Press
Open Reading Period
321 Empire Street
Montpelier, OH 43543

All submissions must have an August 31st, 2014, or earlier, postmark. Submissions are accepted during the months of June, July, and August only.
If you have questions, please ask us: info(at)pavementsaw.org