Submit a Poem

 

PROCEDURES FOR PROPER SUBMISSION

Baseball Bard welcomes submissions throughout the year. We accept:

A. Poems (no more than 32 lines) B. Sixty-second dramas. C. Stories (up to 400 words) D. Essays (up to 400 words). There is no reading fee, but to submit you must be a member of Baseball Bard.

Baseball Bard will publish all material that adheres to the procedures and guidelines stated below.

Baseball Bard prefers electronic submissions via the protocol indicated below. If you prefer to submit printed copies of your work, e-mail baseballbard@yahoo.com and request instructions.

To obtain special guidelines for the Baseball Bard Poetry Contest, e-mail your request to baseballbard@yahoo.com.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Terms and Conditions

1. ALL MATERIAL SUBMITTED MUST BE ORIGINAL, PREVIOUSLY UNPUBLISHED AND THE PROPERTY OF THE AUTHOR.

2. ENGLISH LANGUAGE ONLY.

3. SUBMIT VIA E-MAIL to baseballbard@yahoo.com

4. ONE WORK PER E-MAIL. As a member, you may submit as often as you like; but each work must be submitted individually.

5. E-MAIL SUBJECT LINE AND CONTENT. The title of your work must appear in your e-mail subject line. Your name and any other information you wish to share should appear at the end of the text.

6. GROUP OR CLASSROOM SUBMISSIONS. Teachers or group leaders should contact Baseball Bard for information on special procedures for submission of student/member works as a group or collection.

7. YOU OWN YOUR MATERIAL. By submitting, you give Baseball Bard a non-exclusive right to publish your material and utilize it for commercial purposes without compensation to you. You retain the copyright.

8. CORRECT SPELLING AND GRAMMAR. Your material must, in the judgment of the publisher and editors, adhere to standard practices in spelling and punctuation.

9. CORRECTIONS BY BASEBALL BARD. If your material has potential for publication, but requires revisions in spelling, punctuation, formatting or literary practice, it will be returned to you with suggestions. You can make the corrections and resubmit.

10. BASEBALL BARD’S STANDARDS OF TASTE. Baseball Bard will reject any material that, in the opinion of the publisher and editors, contains obscenities or extreme vulgarity – or has content deemed to be libelous, defamatory or exposes Baseball Bard to legal liability.

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