There are presently no open calls for submissions.
Off the Grid Poetry Prize:
- Submissions will be open from May 1 to August 31, 2017. The winner will be announced via email by Dec. 31, 2017. The competition is open only to poets over 60 years of age.
- The winner will receive $1,000 and publication. The entry fee is $25. Checks or money orders should be made payable to Off The Grid Press.
- Manuscript must be typed, paginated, and at least 50 pages in length (single spaced). Manuscripts must have a paginated table of contents and include a list of acknowledgments for poems previously published. There should be one title page with book title and all contact information: Name, address, phone, email.
- Individual poems from the manuscript may have been previously published in magazines, anthologies, or chapbooks of less than 35 pages, but the collection as a whole must be unpublished. Translations and self-published books are not eligible.
- We strongly encourage online submissions, though we will continue to accept paper submissions. Paper manuscripts should be mailed to:
Grid Books/Off The Grid Press
86 Glendower Road
Boston, MA 02131
If submitting by mail, send only one copy of your manuscript. Use only binder clips. No staples, folders, or printer-bound copies. Paper manuscripts cannot be returned. Please do not send us your only copy.
- If, in our judgment, no submission is worthy of publication, the press reserves the right not to publish any book.
- Send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.