Category: Chapbooks/Books (Press)

NO FEE Call for Chapbooks + interview – Porkbelly Press, DEADLINE: Jan. 31, 2021

Porkbelly Press is an independent micro press specializing in handbound, small & open edition runs of chapbooks, micro chapbooks, zines, broadsides (letterpress & lithograph & screenprint), and Sugared Water. They create beautifully done handmade books with gorgeous artwork. (I own many). They are currently open for chapbook submissions of poetry, short […]

NO FEE Call for Chapbooks + interview – Harbor Editions, DEADLINE: Feb. 28, 2021

Harbor Editions, created by Small Harbor Publishing, runs a chapbook open reading period, the Laureate Prize for full length books, and the Marginalia Series. The Marginalia Series is currently open for poetry and hybrid chapbooks 20 – 40 pages in length from traditionally marginalized writers. They would love […]

20 NO FEE Chapbook Publishers (UPDATED!)

UPDATED 11/25/2020 The individual listings below are the chapbook publishers I found which do not charge submission fees, reading fees, or contest fees. Several are currently open or always open, which I’ve noted below. Many chapbooks are published via contests and do typically require a fee from $10 […]

PAYING/NO FEE submission call + editor interview – Writing Knights Press, DEADLINE: June 30, 2021

Writing Knights Press is an indie press publishing chapbooks, full length, and mixed media printed books of poetry, prose, fiction, nonfiction and/or visual art. Compensation is 10 author copies and royalties. See my interview with the press staff and a link to submission guidelines below. HOPKINSON: Tell me […]

My new micro-chapbook “Reconstructed Happiness” free printable download

Tremendous thanks to the fine editors of the Origami Poems Project for publishing my micro-chapbook and to Laura Burke for gorgeous artwork “What comes through” on the cover. You can read the poems or download a printable PDF to fold into a 6-page micro-chapbook for free! They have […]

My new micro-chapbook "Reconstructed Happiness" free printable download

Tremendous thanks to the fine editors of the Origami Poems Project for publishing my micro-chapbook and to Laura Burke for gorgeous artwork “What comes through” on the cover. You can read the poems or download a printable PDF to fold into a 6-page micro-chapbook for free! They have […]

Where to Submit in June – Aug 2020 by Entropy–filtered for poetry & no fee!

Entropy is a “website featuring literary & non-literary content. A website that seeks to engage with the literary community, that becomes its own community, and creates a space for literary & non-literary ideas.” They recently posted an article on where to submit June through August. Click here to read […]

NO FEE Poetry Book Contest, $250 Prize – Broken River Prize (Platypus Press), DEADLINE: July 31, 2020

Every once in a while a new press with new ideas and amazing projects appears on the literary scene. Platypus Press is one of those. I've been nothing but impressed with their creativity and professionalism. They are an independent press based in England and seek to unearth innovative […]

Chapbook contest ($11 fee) + editor interview – Paper Nautilus, DEADLINE: April 20, 2020

Paper Nautilus is a small press publishing chapbooks each year through two contests: the Vella Chapbook Prize, and the Debut Series Chapbook Prize. There is a reasonable fee for each contest, but if the fee is an economic hardship to an eligible submitter, please contact them, and they […]

The Book is Art – guest blog post by David Crews of Platform Review

A little over a year ago, I was living in a buddy's house, squatting, looking over the place while he was taking care of his elderly mother down in Meridian, Mississippi. Of course, I didn't mind because the rent was cheap and he had a nice place for […]

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