Terms and Conditions

Cider Press Review Book Award

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The Author hereby states that the Work submitted to the Company is free and clear of any counts of libel, plagiarism, breach of privacy or misrepresentation of facts. The Author also states that the Work, if biographical or “as told to the Author” is, to the best of the Author’s knowledge, factual and true. The Author agrees to pay the Company’s legal fees and any resulting judgment against the company if legal action arises from any known or unknown libel, plagiarism, breach of privacy or misrepresentation of facts, whether known or unknown by the author, medical and/or legal damages, copyright infringement or any other legal dispute related to the authenticity, character or content of the Author’s books.

The Author hereby states that the Work does not infringe on the privacy of any third party; that he or she is owner of any trademarks and/or trade names associated with the Work; that the Work does not constitute obscenity, hate literature or illegal content and that the author has the right to enter into this Agreement.

The Author states that the Work is not currently in the public domain and that the Author is the sole owner and copyright holder of the work, with full power to enter into this contract. The Author states that if the Work has previously been published in whole or in part, that author currently holds all copyrights to the Work and that the author is legally permitted to enter into this agreement.

The Author releases the Company from any responsibilities relating to any legal actions incurred by the contents of the Work or the Author.

Author agrees to not enter into any agreements with any person, firm or corporation that will conflict with the rights granted to the Company as stated in this contract without first terminating Author’s contract with the Company.

The Author agrees to submit Work according to the Company’s specifications.

If, during the existence of this Agreement any entity makes unauthorized use of the author’s Work, it is the sole responsibility of the author to take legal action as may be required to restrain such wrong or to seek damages and the author shall bear all costs and expenses and, subsequently, the Author shall keep all remunerations resulting from the legal actions.

The author is responsible for keeping the Company current on any and all email address and mailing address changes. The Company will be forced to terminate an author’s contract without notice if the author does not respond to the Company’s communications.

During the course of this contract and beyond, the Author may receive information relating to the Company and related entities that is not known to the general public (“Confidential Information”). Confidential Information includes, without limitation, information relating to sales consummated. The Author agrees that:

1.) all Confidential Information will remain the Company’s exclusive property;

2.) the Author will use Confidential Information only as is reasonably necessary for the relationship with the Company; and

3.) the Author will not disclose Confidential Information to any individual, company, or other third party.

Cider Press Review acquires first North American publication rights for the manuscript in all forms.

The Company may amend any of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement at any time and solely at its discretion. Any changes will be effective upon posting of the revisions on the Internet. The Author is responsible for reviewing the notice and any applicable changes.

The Company will make every effort to contact the Author if this agreement changes, but the Company cannot be held responsible for electronic transmission problems. Changes to this agreement, however, may be posted without notice to the Author.

THE AUTHOR’S CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN THE COMPANY’S PROGRAMS AFTER THE COMPANY’S POSTING OF ANY CHANGES WILL CONSTITUTE THE AUTHOR’S ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH CHANGES OR MODIFICATIONS. IF THE AUTHOR DOES NOT AGREE TO ANY CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT, THE AUTHOR MUST TERMINATE THIS AGREEMENT.

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  • The winner will receive $1,500 and publication by Cider Press in return for first North American publication rights for the manuscript in all forms, and in lieu of royalties on the first 1000 copies printed. The winning author will also receive 25 complimentary copies of the finished book. The $1500 payment will be delivered to the author along with the 25 author’s copies of the finished book immediately after the publication’s release.
  • The standard contract of the publisher will govern production, distribution, and royalties for all other copies subsequent to the first 1000 units.
  • Cider Press cannot consider manuscript revisions during the course of the contest. The winning poet will have an opportunity to revise before publication.
  • The decisions of Cider Press as to eligibility are final. The publishers reserve the right to exclude any manuscript for any reason. All entry fees for any excluded manuscript will be refunded. Cider Press reserves the right to withhold the Cider Press Review Book Award in any given year.

BY SUBMITTING A MANUSCRIPT TO THE CIDER PRESS REVIEW BOOK AWARD AND REMITTING THE ENTRY FEE, THE AUTHOR AGREES TO BE BOUND BY OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS.