Last minute markets: Scripts and Poetry

In honor of ScriptFrenzy and NaPoWriMo, here are a couple last-minute markets for scripts and poems.

Scriptapalooza

fee: $45, prize see below, Deadline is April 15th, 2009

Must be 18 or older to enter. Any genre will be considered.

Multiple submissions are accepted, but one application form and entry fee must be attached to each entry.

Each submission must include the following:
– The completed entry form
– The appropriate entry fee
– The completed feature screenplay

Scripts must be in English, between 80 and 140 pages long. Pages must be numbered on standard format paper bound with two or three brads.

Winners receive a cash prize and possible agency representation.send: Complete MS

looking for: Screenplay

Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize

fee: $20, word count: 48-70 pages, prize $1000, Deadline is April 30th, 2009

Submit a manuscript of 48-70 pages of original poetry in any style in English. The manuscript must not have been published previously in book form, although individual poems appearing in print or on the web are permitted. Entries may consist of individual poems, or a book-length poem—or any combination of long or short poems.

Submitted manuscript must contain 2 title pages: Name and contact information should appear on first title page only. Name should not appear anywhere else in the manuscript.

Manuscript should be typed, single-spaced, paginated, and, if sending by regular mail, bound with a spring clip.

Include a table of contents page and an acknowledgements page for magazine or anthology publications.

Enclose an SASE for announcement of the winner. (If submitting electronically a receipt will be emailed to you immediately after a successful upload of your manuscript.)

Manuscript cannot be returned.

Postmark deadline: April 30, 2009.

If submitting by regular mail include a check or money order for $20 entry fee, payable to MARSH HAWK PRESS.send: Complete MS

looking for: Poetry

AND I tried to embed the nifty WordHustlerSubmit to This Market” widgets and couldn’t for the life of me get them to work. This is not the first time trying to embed html in WordPress has gone awry, so if anyone has tips, I’d love to hear them! (And yes, I DID switch to HTML version to embed the code).

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