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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
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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 Unpublished poems are welcome.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 Unpublished pieces are welcome.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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