CHAPBOOKS SEEKING MANUSCRIPTS
CHESTNUT STREET PRESS seeks prose or poetry for chapbook contest. All forms, styles, subjects. Outside finalist judges. Entry fee: $12 (payable to Travis Denton). 20-28 pages including acknowledgments. SASE for winners and/or guidelines. Winners receive $100 and publication (% of press run). Send to 317 Chestnut St., Cedartown, GA 30125.
EDDA POETRY Chapbook Competition for Women: Manuscripts to 24 pages including title/contents/acknowledgments. Reading fee: $10. Deadline: February 28 2002, postmark. Winner receives $100 and 25 copies. May notification. All responses SASE. No manuscripts returned. Sample $6. Checks to: Soulspeak. Entries to: SPT/EDDA, P.O. Box 48955, Sarasota, FL 34230-6955. http://augment.sis.pitt.edu/jms/spt/sptncc2000.html
FIFTH ANNUAL ByLine Press Chapbook Competition. Winner receives $200 and 50 high-quality chapbooks, national promotion. Entry: 24-30 original poems. Judged anonymously. Deadline: March 1. Entry fee: $15. Send SASE for complete guidelines to ByLine Chapbook Competition, P.O. Box 130596, Edmond, OK 73013-0001, or see Web site at www.bylinemag.com
FLASH!POINT Poetry Chapbook Competition: Deadline: February 15. Pages: 24-60. Fee: $15, payable to FLASH!POINT. Winner receives 50 copies plus $100. Send SASE for list of winners and/or proof of receipt. Manuscripts not returned. Winner announced April 2002. FLASH!POINT, P.O. Box 540, Merrimack, NH 03054.
THE FRANK CAT Press invites submissions for our annual poetry chapbook contest. Send 16-24 pages, including title page, table of contents, and acknowledgments by May 15. Winner receives publication, cash, copies. Enclose $10 reading fee and appropriate SASE for return of manuscript and copy of winning book. Michael Cadnum's Illicit now available for $8 post paid. The Frank Cat Press, 1008 Ouray Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81501.
LORAIN COUNTY Community College announces first annual chapbook contest. Send 16-24 pages of original poetry, SASE, $15 fee. Include two title pages, only one with name, address, telephone and E-mail. Manuscripts not returned. Winner receives $100 and 25 copies of book. Deadline: May 15. For complete guidelines and mailing address, E-mail email@example.com
THE PORTLANDIA Group announces its Fourth Poetry Chapbook Contest. Send 24 pages of original poetry, title page (name, address,phone,E-mail),acknowledgments, TOC, bio, $12 entry
fee (includes copy of winning chapbook), and SASE for results. No manuscripts will be returned. Deadline: March 1, 2002. Winner receives 30 copies. No further guidelines necessary. For copy of winning 2001 book, send $6. Send entry to The Portlandia Group, PMB 225, 6663 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy., Portland, OR 97225.
SLAPERING HOL Press Chapbook Competition for poets who have not published a poetry book or chapbook. Winner receives $500, 10 books, and a reading at the Writers' Center. Deadline: May 15. Send 16-20 pages of poems, bio, acknowledgments, a second anonymous title page, SASE for results only, and $10 reading fee to SHP, The Hudson Valley Writers' Center, 300 Riverside Dr., Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591. Web site: www.writerscenter.org
2002 New Michigan Press/TheDiagram.com chapbook contest. Winner receives $100 honorarium, 25 chapbooks, and discount on more. Deadline: February 28. Send 24-36 pages of poetry/fiction/mixed with cover letter, acknowledgments, and $12 reading fee (includes a copy of the winning chapbook) to NMP/Diagram, 51 Cedar Crest, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401. www.thediagram.com for more details.
WEST TOWN PRESS 2002 Chapbook Competition. Deadline extended: March 1. Send 16-24 page manuscript with cover page, table of contents, SASE for notification of results. Or send SASE for complete guidelines. Reading fee: $10. Winner to receive $250 and publication. Submit entries to Editor, West Town Press, P.O. Box 2247, Tempe, AZ 85280-2247.