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  • crwropps@aol.com
    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.
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 7, 2009
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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 Unpublished poems are welcome.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 Unpublished pieces are welcome.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 your
      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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    • crwropps@aol.com
      Chapbook Contest Guidelines Call for submissions! NEW Deadline: March 1, 2010 Each year Gertrude Press publishes two chapbooks; one fiction and one poetry.
      Message 2 of 4 , Feb 11, 2010
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        Chapbook Contest Guidelines
        Call for submissions!



        NEW Deadline: March 1, 2010



        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.


        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 August 1, 2009 until March 1, 2010 (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 your cover letter.
        Include a $15 submission fee payable to Gertrude Press.
        Submission fee includes a copy of the winning chapbook.
        Submissions accepted beginning August 1, 2009 until March 1, 2010 (postmark deadline).

        Please send all submissions to:
        Gertrude Press
        PO Box 83948
        Portland OR 97283
        Winners will be announced by July 1, 2010.





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      • crwropps@aol.com
        Each year Gertrude Press publishes two chapbooks: one fiction and one poetry. These attractive collections will include a recently redesigned unique cover in a
        Message 3 of 4 , Apr 2, 2012
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          Each year Gertrude Press publishes two chapbooks: one fiction and one poetry. These attractive collections will include a recently redesigned unique cover in a limited press run. Beginning with this contest, Gertrude Press will also turn the winning chapbook into EPUB and MOBI files! That’s right, your chapbook could be the next ebook. Submit your work for consideration!
          Writer Compensation:
          $100 cash award
          50 complimentary copies of the chapbook
          EPUB and MOBI files

          You can purchase past chapbooks online at www.gertrudepress.org
          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, either online or via surface mail.
          · 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. Sorry, we do not return manuscripts.
          · Indicate how you learned of the contest in your cover letter.
          · Include a $15 submission fee payable to Gertrude Press; online submissions are $17 to cover printing, ink, etc.
          · Submissions accepted beginning September 15, 2011 until April 15, 2012 (postmark deadline).
          Fiction Chapbook Guidelines:
          · Submit 16-20 pages of short fiction or a self-contained novel excerpt, either online or via surface mail.
          · 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. Sorry, we do not return manuscripts.
          · Indicate how you learned of the contest in your cover letter.
          · Include a $15 submission fee payable to Gertrude Press; online submissions are $17 to cover printing, ink, etc.
          · Submissions accepted beginning September 15, 2011 until April 15, 2012 (postmark deadline).
          Submit at www.gertrudepress.org or via snail mail at:
          Gertrude Press
          PO Box 28281
          Portland, OR 97228

          Gertrude Press is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization showcasing and developing the creative talents of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer-identified, and allied individuals.

          LeAnna Crawford <editor(at)gertrudepress.org> (replace (at) with @ in sending email)

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          Managing Editor
          Gertrude Press
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