poetry chapbook contest: Bateau Press
- The 5th Annual Boom Chapbook Contest will open 15 September 2010.
Open to all writers.
Age and previous book publication are not considerations for eligibility.
Poems published in periodicals may be included in the manuscript.
Please, no submissions from students or close friends of the editors.
$12 entry fee must come with EACH entry by deadline or entries will not be considered.
Manuscripts will NOT be returned.
Pay online! You can pay by credit card or check online. (You still need to send in your check via postal mail. But by "paying" online, we can keep track of your transaction and manuscript much more efficiently.)
between 20 and 30 pages
must be typed (clear photocopies are fine)
(for mail submissions only) 2 title pages 1- title with contact info. 2- book title only
A biographical profile is not necessary.
****FOR ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS: There is no need to submit 2 title pages. Simply submit the manuscript with an anonymous title page online. Your contact info is with your submission (though the readers are not able to access this information).
The winner will receive $500 and copies of the winning chapbook.
The winning chapbook will be a high quality printing with letterpress cover.
To get a very good idea of the production, order any of our previous winners.
Deadline for submission is a December 31, 2010 postmark.
Northampton MA 01061
<info(at)bateaupress.org> (replace (at) with @ in sending e-mail)