poetry chapbook contest: Hotmetalpress
- Hotmetalpress is embarking on an exciting adventure for us as editors and you
as writers. We would like to introduce our first paper chapbook competition.
The winner will receive $300 and twenty free copies.
We envision the chapbook as a palpable work of art in itself. We want our
winner to be treated as an artist. Our printer is Foothills Press, which is
known for its handset press and hand stitched binding. Our illustrator is Florin
Mihai, who’s beautiful and archetype work appears in our Winter 2007 issue.
Martin Willitts, Jr. will be editor of the chapbook with a final review by
Because of the high quality of this chapbook we are asking a reading fee of
$20.00, which will include a copy (perhaps signed) of the winning chapbook sent
to all entrants.
To enter please send a manuscript of 25 to 30 pages. Include a cover page
with title and table of contents. On another page include your name, address,
phone number and email address. Address your check to "hotmetalpress."
Also include titles of journals, which have previously printed various poems
and a personalized bio, which should express your poetic vision. And, of
course, a photo.
Manuscripts will not be returned. All materials should be sent in clean copy
by mail before May 31, 2007 to:
Martin Willitts, Jr.
P.O. Box 4322
Rome, N.Y. 13442
Inquiries should be sent to <hotmetalpress@...>
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