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    Each year Gertrude Press publishes two chapbooks; one fiction and one poetry. These attractive collections will include a unique cover in a limited press run.
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      Each year Gertrude Press publishes two chapbooks; one fiction and one poetry. These attractive collections will include a unique cover in a limited press run.

      http://www.gertrudepress.org/guidelines/chapbook.html


      Writer Compensation:
      $50 cash award
      50 complimentary copies of the chapbook

      Chapbooks will be distributed to subscribers, libraries, and bookstores carrying Gertrude, the Press’ annual literary journal.

      Poetry Chapbook Guidelines:


      Submit 16-20 pages of poetry via surface mail only.

      Indicate which poems have been previously published and by whom. Unpublished poems are welcome.

      Poetry may be of any subject matter and writers from all backgrounds are encouraged to submit.

      Include a cover letter and SASE for notification. For manuscript returns, please include exact postage.

      Indicate how you learned of the contest in your cover letter.

      Include a $15 submission fee payable to Gertrude Press.

      Submission fee includes copy of the winning chapbook.

      Submissions accepted beginning September 1, 2008 until February 15, 2009 (postmark deadline).


      Fiction Chapbook Guidelines:


      Submit 16-20 pages of short fiction or a self-contained novel excerpt via surface mail only.

      Indicate which selections have been previously published and by whom. Unpublished pieces are welcome.

      Fiction may be of any subject matter and writers from all backgrounds are encouraged to submit.

      Include a cover letter and SASE for notification. For manuscript returns, please include exact postage.

      Indicate how you learned of the contest in y
      our cover letter.

      Include a $15 submission fee payable to Gertrude Press.

      Submission fee includes a copy of the winning chapbook.

      Submissions accepted beginning September 1, 2008 until February 15, 2009 (postmark deadline).


      Please send all submissions to:
      Gertrude Press
      PO Box 83948
      Portland OR 97283

      Winners will be announced by May 1, 2009.


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