Eighth Annual Chapbook Contest
October 1-December 1, 2013
All entrants must be permanent adult residents of Florida.
Manuscripts should be no longer than 24 pages, including title page and acknowledgments. No e-mail submissions. Include a brief bio, date you became a Florida resident, and SASE, along with $10 reading fee (Check or money order made payable to Gianna Russo).
Include notice of previous publications of specific poems, if applicable.
Manuscripts will not be returned.
All entrants receive a copy of the winning book.
The Magician’s Daughter by Meryl Stratford of Hallandale Beach (2012)
Girls Turned Like Dials by Liz Robbins of St. Augustine (2011)
A Tiny Hunger by Laura Ross of Sorrento (2010)
My Grandfather Singing by Jesse Millner of Fort Myers (2009)
Better Accidents, by Kate Sweeney of Tampa (2008)
Our Keen Blue House, by Michael Trammell of Tallahassee (2007)
Many Loves, by Michael Hettich of Miami (2006)
Message on a Branch, by Sharon Scholl of Jacksonville (2006)
Night Windows, by Susan Lilley of Orlando (2005)
Music in Arabic, by Mary Jane Ryals of Tallahassee (2005)
Florida Straits, by Gregory Byrd of Clearwater (2004)
To purchase one of the above, send an additional $7.00 along with your submission.
Postmark deadline December 1st
check the website at www.yellowjacketpress.org