The 5 Annual Cerro Coso th
Kern River Valley
Poetry and Short Fiction
Prizes for Fiction and Poetry in Each Age Group Windows. Make sure to label the disk with your name,
contact information, and the title of your entry or entries.
Thanks to the continued sponsorship of the Cerro Coso The disk should contain no files other than the entry or
KRV Associated Student Body Club, The Kern Valley entries. If you are a teacher who would like to submit
Review (KVW) now offers prizes for both fiction and poetry multiple student pieces on one disk, contact the coordinator
in each age group: to make alternative arrangements
First Place and Publication: $75 award check, Multiple literary entries per person are accepted. Poetry
award certificate, and publication in KVW 2005. entrants can submit up to four poems. Fiction entrants are
Publication: Writers of numerous other fine pieces limited to 7500 words of words. Do not send originals for
will receive award certificates and publication in literary pieces will not be returned.
Two Cerro Coso writing professors will comprise the
12 & under literature panel. The panel will evaluate and rank pieces
13-18 based on a general, standardized set of criteria for judging
19-34 literary merit. The judges reserve the right to withhold
prizes in groups lacking adequate submissions.
34 & over
Literature Submission Guidelines Restrictions
Entrants must be residents of the Kern Valley region.
Literary entries will consist of a completed submission form,
Literary pieces that have been published elsewhere or that
a hard copy of the entry, and a digital copy on floppy disk.
have been previously entered in the KRV Awards are
Follow the guidelines carefully in order to be considered for
publication and awards.
The Submission Form Timeline
Fill out the submission form (found on the back of this flier) Submission Deadline: April 11, 2005
completely for each piece you are entering. Simply staple Winners Notified: End of April, 2005
the submission form to the back of your entry. Do not fold Awards and Publication: May 6, 2005
up the entry form.
Send Submissions To
The Hard Copy
KRV Literary Awards, ASBKRV
The hard copy of your piece should be typewritten or word- Cerro Coso Community College
processed and double-spaced on 8.5x11 inch white paper. PO Box 3204; 5520 Lake Isabella Blvd.
In the upper right corner of each page, type the title of the Lake Isabella, CA 93240
entry, your phone number, and the page number. Your
name must not appear on any page of the entry itself. Phone: (760) 379-5501
The Digital Copy Website: www.cerrocoso.edu/krv/kernvalleyreview
Include with your entry a computer disk copy on a 3.5-inch
floppy saved in MS Word for Windows or RTF format for
The Kern Valley Review www.cerrocoso.edu/krv/kernvalleyreview