Poetry Chapbook Contests! Submit your chapbooks to these fabulous small independent presses!

Contests and Open Reading Periods are ordered by deadline dates (closest first).
Please note: most presses will waive fees for poets with limited resources. Check with the individual press before submitting.

Driftwood Press Adrift Chapbook Contest
DEADLINE: July 15, 2021
SUBMISSION FEE: $12
JUDGE: Traci Brimhall
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Submissions: HEADMISTRESS PRESS’S 7TH ANNUAL CHARLOTTE MEW CHAPBOOK CONTEST
DEADLINE 7/4/21
SUBMISSION FEE: Sliding Scale
JUDGE: JULIE MARIE WADE
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Submissions: OMNIDAWN POETRY CHAPBOOK CONTEST
DEADLINE: 6/30/21
SUBMISSION FEE: $ 18
JUDGE: Rae Armantrout
PRIZE: $1000 AND PUBLICATION
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Submissions: New Women’s Voices Chapbook Competition [Finishing Line Press]
DEADLINE 6/30/21
SUBMISSION FEE: $15
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Submissions: UGLY DUCKLING PRESS
DEADLINE: 6/30/21
SUBMISSION FEE: FREE
FOR POETS WITHOUT AN EXTENSIVE PUBLISHING HISTORY
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