Spring 2014 Competition for Authors. The Black River Chapbook Competition

Spring 2014 Competition for Authors. The Black River Chapbook Competition
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Spring 2014 Competition for authors. The Black River Chapbook Competition. Deadline: May 31, 2014. Enjoy your Monday, Yareah friends. Spring has just returned!

“Ideally a book would have no order to it, and the reader would have to discover his own.” Mark Twain.

About the Prize:


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The Black River Chapbook Competition is a semi-annual prize from Black Lawrence Press for a chapbook of short fiction or poems. Entries should be between 16 and 36 pages in length. The winner will receive $500 and publication. Recent winners include: Lisa Fay Coutley, Amelia Martens, Charlotte Pence, Russel Swensen, Nick McRae, Shane McCrae, Simone Muench, Blake Kimzey, and Caleb Curtiss.

Visit them online for complete submission guidelines. Submissions are accepted via submittable now through May 31st.
They look forward to reading your work!

Black Lawrence Publishing • 326 Bigham Street • Pittsburgh • PA • 15211

“Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.” Thomas Jefferson.


Book shelves. Photo by Piotr Siedlecki

About: Black Lawrence Press is an independent publisher of contemporary poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. They also publish the occasional translation from the German and the French. Founded in 2004, Black Lawrence became an imprint of Dzanc Books in 2008. In January 2014, it spread its wings and became an independent company in the state of New York.

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