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$15.00 USD

 A prize of $1,000 and publication for a chapbook-length poetry collection in perfect-bound print edition. Royalty contract. Ingram Group distribution. Open to ALL. International entries are welcome. Multiple submissions are accepted.  The top-ten finalists will be offered publication. All entries will be considered for publication.   Submit up to 16-38 pages of poetry, PLUS bio, acknowledgments, SASE and cover letter with a $15 entry fee per manuscript submission. 

To submit online click on button below,  or mail entry and fee to  Open Chapbook Competition  Finishing Line Press    P O Box 1626    Georgetown, KY 40324  USA     

NEW DEADLINE! Postmark Deadline: October 31, 2020.     

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.     

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