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Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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National Poetry Month, Poets on Twitter, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.1.14

New York City’s Rare Book Week; the exploitation of Detroit’s decay; writers reflect on the portrayal of Appalachia; and other news.

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Jack Handy Tackles Humor and Hawaii, Backwards Poetry, Roger Ebert’s London, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.12.13

Deep Thoughts humorist pens novel about Hawaii; the art of reading poetry backwards; Roger Ebert lives on in London; the pitfalls of marrying a writer; and other news.

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DIY: How to Make and Bind Chapbooks

by Staff

Online Exclusive

Online Only, posted 1.31.13

Whether you end up distributing your own prose or poetry at a reading or collecting the work of your friends in limited editions, these instructions on how to create and bind your own chapbooks offer hours of bookmaking fun.

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Chapbook Contest

Chapbook Contest

A prize of $1,000, publication by New Michigan Press, and 25 author copies is given annually for a chapbook of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or mixed-genre work. Ander Monson will judge. Submit a manuscript of 18 to 44 pages with an $18 entry fee by April 27. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Chapbook Contest

Chapbook Contest

A prize of $1,000, publication by Comstock Writers Group, and 50 author copies will be given biennially for a poetry chapbook. The editors will judge. Submit a manuscript of 25 to 34 pages with a $30 entry fee, which includes a copy of the winning chapbook, by October 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Chapbook Fellowships

Chapbook Fellowships

Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication by the Poetry Society of America are given annually for poetry chapbooks by poets who have not published a full-length collection. Two fellowships are given to poets ages 30 and younger living in the United States, and two fellowships are given to poets of any age living anywhere in the United States. Jane Hirshfield and A. Van Jordan will judge the 30 and under competition; Marilyn Chin and Don Patterson will judge the open competition. Submit a manuscript of 20 to 30 pages with a $12 entry fee by December 22. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

City University of New York Chapbook Festival

Posted 2.12.10

Type: 
Festival
Location: 
New York, NY
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The sixth annual City University of New York (CUNY) Chapbook Festival was held from April 2 to April 3 at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City. The program featured workshops on producing chapbooks for writers and publishers, as well as readings and a bookfair. All events were free and open to the public. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

City University of New York Chapbook Festival, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016. (212) 817-2005.

Letterpress Poetry Chapbook Competition

Letterpress Poetry Chapbook Competition

A prize of $500 and letterpress publication by the Center for Book Arts is given annually for a poetry chapbook. The winner also receives an additional $500 to give a reading at the Center for Book Arts in New York City and a weeklong residency at the Winter Shakers Program at the Millay Colony for the Arts in Austerlitz, New York. Sharon Dolin and Cornelius Eady will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 24 pages or 500 lines with a $25 entry fee by December 1. Send an SASE or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

New Women's Voices Chapbook Competition

New Women's Voices Chapbook Competition

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Finishing Line Press is given annually for a poetry chapbook by a woman who has not published a full-length collection. Leah Maines will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 26 pages with a $15 entry fee by March 15. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Open Chapbook Competition

Open Chapbook Competition

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Finishing Line Press is given annually for a poetry chapbook. The winner will also receive a standard royalty contract for a Kindle edition of the winning chapbook. All entries are considered for publication. Christopher Bursk will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 26 pages with a $15 entry fee by June 30. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Poetry Chapbook Competition

Poetry Chapbook Competition

A prize of $1,000, publication by Slipstream Press, and 50 author copies is given annually for a poetry chapbook. The editors will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 40 pages with a $20 entry fee, which includes a copy of the winning chapbook and an issue of Slipstream Magazine, by December 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Poetry Chapbook Prize

Poetry Chapbook Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Autumn House Press is given annually for a poetry chapbook. The winning work will also appear in Coal Hill Review online. Michael Simms will judge. Submit a manuscript of 12 to 20 pages with a $20 entry fee by November 1. All entries are considered for publication in Coal Hill Review. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Ruby Irene Poetry Chapbook Prize

Ruby Irene Poetry Chapbook Prize

A prize of $1,000, publication by Arcadia, and 25 author copies is given annually for a poetry chapbook. Submit a manuscript of 15 to 35 pages with a $20 entry fee by August 15. All entries are considered for publication. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Short Fiction Award

Short Fiction Award

A prize of $1,250, publication by Kore Press, and 20 author copies is given annually for a short story by a female-identified writer. Roxane Gay will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a story of 4,000 to 12,000 words with a $20 entry fee by February 14. Some entry fee scholarships are available. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Snowbound Chapbook Award

Snowbound Chapbook Award

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Tupelo Press is given annually for a poetry chapbook. Submit a manuscript of 20 to 36 pages with a $25 entry fee by February 28. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.