Finishing Line Press is an award-winning, small press publisher

Finishing Line Press is the home of the New Women's Voices Chapbook Series, the New Women's Voices Prize in Poetry, the Finishing Line Press Prize in Poetry, the Starting Gate Award, and the FLP Kentucky Poetry Book Prize.  We are now accepting submissions for

the New Women's Voices Chapbook Competition

and

general submissions for chapbook manuscripts.(We read general submissions year round.)

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FINISHING LINE PRESS CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS: FULL-LENGTH POETRY BOOK MANUSCRIPTS 

Finishing Line Press will gladly accept full-length poetry book manuscripts, and we do not require a reading fee/processing fee for full-length poetry manuscripts shipped to us via regular post.  We are specifically looking for poetry book manuscripts up to 100 pages and no less than 48 pages of poetry.   Please mail (via regular post) your manuscript to:

 

FLP POETRY BOOK CALL

Finishing Line Press

P O Box 1626

Georgetown, KY 40324

USA

 

If you prefer submitting online, there is a $3 processing fee.  (It’s cheaper to submit electronically—save the stamps, save the trees, and save the SASE.)  To submit online:

 

We read general submissions year round. Please include a $16 processing fee with your manuscript.

 We are always open to publishing a good chapbook.

CHAPBOOKS: Submit up to 35 pages of poetry, PLUS bio, acknowledgments, SASE and cover letter.

POETRY BOOKS: Submit up to 48-100 pages of poetry, PLUS bio, acknowledgments, SASE and cover letter.
There is no limit for other genres.  Please send what you like but only one manuscript per submission.  Please include 
bio, acknowledgments, SASE and cover letter.  
Yes, we do consider works of fiction, graphic novels and children's books.

To submit online click on button below:

For mailed submissions please send check or money order with manuscript.

Send to
Finishing Line Press
P O Box 1626
Georgetown, KY 40324
USA

A self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) with the correct postage must accompany all mailed manuscripts. A SASE is needed for any kind of response, even if the writer does not want the material returned.

A good photocopy of the manuscript or a computer printout, rather than the original, should be sent. Finishing Line Press is not responsible for lost manuscripts.

FLP has no reading fee during the month of November.  November is our annual open reading period.