Annual Chapbook Contest
We seek cohesive manuscripts
that deal in hybrid, cross-, multi-, and post-genre approaches. We are
interested specifically in project-based work; while pieces within the
manuscript may be disparate, they should resonate as a whole.
Inaugural Chapbook Contest Winner
Jake Syersak, Impressions in the Language of a Lantern's Wick
period: May 1-July 31, 2017
Contest will be judged by the editors.
Winner will be announced on September 1, 2017.
Winner and finalists will be notified via email prior to September 1.
The winning manuscript will be published in the fall of 2017.
We reserve the right to extend the deadline if a
manuscript is not selected from the original reading period.
receives: 25 copies of the manuscript.
- Manuscripts should be 16-32 pages
- Simultaneous submissions are fine, but
please inform us immediately if the work is accepted elsewhere
- Collaborative manuscripts are okay
- Multiple submissions are fine if
submitted separately with a reading fee for each
- Images are permissible but manuscripts
should not rely heavily upon them
- Include an acknowledgements page that
lists previous publications: individual pieces are fine, but the manuscript as
a whole should be previously unpublished
- This contest will not be judged blind: please include contact information