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Bright Hill Press Inc.
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (607) 829-5055
  • Fax
    (607) 829-5054
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Bright Hill Press, Inc.'s mission is to seek out, study, and collect the work of early and contemporary writers, storytellers, and artists, and to publish, disseminate, and present that work through publications and educational and public programs for the larger community. Voice & Fax: 607-829-5055. E-mail: wordthur@stny.rr.com.
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  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Bertha Rogers
  • Contact title
    Editor in Chief
  • Focus
    Bright Hill Press, inc. publishes poetry, literary fiction and nonfiction; and visual arts with commentary.
  • Submissions policy
    Bright Hill has an open submissions period in February. The press also conducts two poetry manuscript competitions each year: a poetry chapbook ms. competition in the summer and a poetry full-length ms. competition in the winter. The poetry chapbook competition is judged in-house, and the full-length poetry book completion has final judge. The Chapbook winner receives publication and national distribution, $350, and 30 copies; the full-length poetry book winner receives publication and national distribution, $1,000, and 30 copies. Both books are submitted for review to at least 15 reviewers or magazines.
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