Wordier Than Thou

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Wordier Than Thou is launching an independent press with its first annual chapbook contest. 

Two winners will be chosen – one in poetry and one in fiction/non-fiction. Winners will receive a $100 cash prize and 20 copies of their chapbook.

The deadline for entries is Aug. 1, 2016


Entry fee:

$15 per chapbook submission.

Pay your entry fee here.

Submissions will not be considered until the entry fee is paid.


Contest rules:

Entries should be 25 to 40 pages. All new work is preferred, but indicate anything that has been previously published.

Submissions should be double-spaced with the author’s name and contact information on the title page and should be sent as a Word document or PDF file.

Email submissions and questions to WordierThanThou@gmail.com.