The contest is now closed. Good luck to all entrants!
To honor Jack Micheline The Guild of Outsider Writers is sponsoring The Jack Micheline Memorial, a contest for a book length collection of poems.
The winner will receive publication of her book by Tainted Coffee Press, copies of the book, an introduction written by S.A. Griffin, and the use of Jack Micheline's artwork for a cover design.
This contest is free and open to anyone who wishes to submit 35 to 65 pages of poetry.
Previously published poems may be included if the author has retained rights and gives proper credit to the original publisher.
Manuscripts may be submitted as a single document attached to an e-mail. Please confine name and contact info (snail and e-mail please) to the uppermost portion of the manuscript. All entries will be judged blind.
Send submissions to
no later than October 1'st. The winner will be announced by November 1'st.
The final judge of manuscripts will be Todd Moore.
The winning submission will be published by Tainted Coffee Press in
conjunction with The Guild of Outsider Writers.
A forward to the book will be written by S.A. Griffin
The Jack Micheline Foundation has given their permission for the contest to be conducted in Jack's name and, if the winner wishes, will work with them to use Jack's art for the cover.
Submissions are open now. Direct inquiries to
To learn more about Jack Micheline please visit The Jack Micheline Foundation