New Women's Voices Chapbook Competition

Deadline: 
April 15, 2017
Entry Fee: 
$16
Cash Prize: 
$1,000

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Finishing Line Press is given annually for a poetry chapbook by a woman who has not yet published a full-length collection. Leah Maines will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 30 pages with a $16 entry fee by April 15. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Finishing Line Press, New Women's Voices Chapbook Competition, P.O. Box 1626, Georgetown, KY 40324. Chris Kincaid, Editor.

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Snowbound Chapbook Award

Deadline: 
February 28, 2017
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$1,000

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.

Tupelo Press, Snowbound Chapbook Award, P.O. Box 1767, North Adams, MA 01247. (413) 664-9611. Jeffrey Levine, Publisher.

Letterpress Poetry Chapbook Competition

Deadline: 
December 15, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$500

A prize of $500 and letterpress publication by the Center for Book Arts is given annually for a poetry chapbook. The winner will also receive an additional $500 to give a reading at the Center for Book Arts in New York City in Fall 2017, and a weeklong residency at the Winter Shakers Program at the Millay Colony for the Arts in Austerlitz, New York. Sharon Dolin and Juan Felipe Herrera will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 21 pages (or 450 lines) with a $25 entry fee by December 15. Send an SASE or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Center for Book Arts, Letterpress Poetry Chapbook Competition, 28 West 27th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001.

Poetry Chapbook Competition

Deadline: 
December 1, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$20
Cash Prize: 
$1,000

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.

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Slipstream Press, Poetry Chapbook Competition, P.O. Box 2071, Niagara Falls, NY 14301.

Chapbook Fellowships

Deadline: 
December 22, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$12
Cash Prize: 
$1,000

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 under living in the United States, and two fellowships are given to poets of any age living anywhere in the United States. Kyle Dargan and Brenda Shaughnessy will judge the 30 and under competition; Cate Marvin and Patrick Rosal 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.

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Poetry Society of America, Chapbook Fellowships, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003. (212) 254-9628.

Open Chapbook Competition

Deadline: 
October 31, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$15
Cash Prize: 
$1,000
A prize of $1,000 and publication by Finishing Line Press is given annually for a poetry chapbook. Submit a manuscript of up to 30 pages with a $15 entry fee by October 31. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.
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Finishing Line Press, Open Chapbook Competition, P.O. Box 1626, Georgetown, KY 40324. (859) 514-8966. Chris Kincaid, Editor.

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Sunken Garden Chapbook Poetry Prize

Deadline: 
October 31, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$1,000

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 October 31. Send an SASE or visit the website for complete guidelines.

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Tupelo Press, Sunken Garden Chapbook Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 1767, North Adams, MA 01247. (413) 664-9611.

Chapbook Contest

Deadline: 
April 29, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$19
Cash Prize: 
$1,000

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 a $19 entry fee by April 29. Send an SASE, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

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DIAGRAM, Chapbook Contest, University of Arizona, English Department, P.O. Box 210067, Tucson, AZ 85721. Ander Monson, Editor.

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