Announcing the 2010 Tidal Basin Review Editorial Prize Call

Announcing the 2010 Tidal Basin Review Editorial Prize Call

The Tidal Basin Review invites prose and poetry submissions for the first annual Editorial Prize. One poem and one prose piece (fiction or creative nonfiction) will be chosen for this prize.

The 2010 Tidal Basin Review Editorial Prize includes:

– $200.00 for each winner;

– a framed Tidal Basin Review Editorial Prize Certificate;

– publication in the Summer Issue of the Tidal Basin Review;

– a feature reading in Washington, DC; and

– an interview on 89.3 WPFW’s, The Poet’s Corner.


To submit, purchase the $15 entry fee through PayPal. Attach your manuscript in an email to In the subject line of the email, include your name and genre (i.e., Bonita Applebum / Prose Submission). Please do not introduce yourself (i.e., previous publications, place of employment, family members, or organizational affiliations) in the body of the email or anywhere else in your manuscript. Your email will be handled anonymously by someone outside of the Tidal Basin Review Editorial Review Team. Your submission will be forwarded to the review team only after all identifying markers have been removed. All contest entries will be considered for publication in the summer issue of the Tidal Basin Review.


Writers may submit up to 5 poems (not to exceed 8 pages in total) or up to 15 double-spaced pages of prose per entry. Previously published work, including work that has appeared online (in any form), will not be considered. Multiple entries are accepted, however, each entry must be accompanied by the appropriate the entry fee. There are no restrictions regarding form, style, or content. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable under the condition that you notify us if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere. No refunds will be provided.


Submissions will be accepted by email only at from May 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010, 11:59 p.m. Any submissions received outside of this submission period will neither be considered for the contest issue nor for general publication in the Tidal Basin Review. The winners will be announced by Thursday, July 15, 2010.

NOTE: In accord with Tidal Basin Review’s mission and vision, submissions from non-US residents and/or citizens are not eligible and will not be considered for the TBR Editorial Prize.


About tidalbasinreview

Tidal Basin Press Mission Our mission is to provide a space for inclusive and interdisciplinary approaches to the creative arts. We support artists who represent the rich American landscape by publishing high-quality, well-crafted literature, visual and media art through our annual contest, readings, and print and online journals. Vision Our vision is to amplify the voice of the human experience through art that is intimate, engaging, and audacious. We do not seek shock value art, but rather work that propels the present artistic landscape.