Letterpress Poetry Chapbook Competition

Deadline: 
December 15, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$25
Cash Prize: 
$500

A prize of $500 and letterpress publication by the Center for Book Arts is given annually for a poetry chapbook. The winner will also receive an additional $500 to give a reading at the Center for Book Arts in New York City in Fall 2017, and a weeklong residency at the Winter Shakers Program at the Millay Colony for the Arts in Austerlitz, New York. Sharon Dolin and Juan Felipe Herrera will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 21 pages (or 450 lines) with a $25 entry fee by December 15. Send an SASE or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Center for Book Arts, Letterpress Poetry Chapbook Competition, 28 West 27th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001.

Chautauqua Prize

Deadline: 
December 15, 2016
Entry Fee: 
$75
Cash Prize: 
$7,500

A prize of $7,500 is given annually for a book of fiction or creative nonfiction published during the previous year. The winner also receives a weeklong, all-expenses-paid summer residency at Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. Authors, publishers, agents, or readers may submit eight copies of a book (or bound galleys) published in 2016 with a $75 entry fee by December 15. Send an SASE or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua Prize, P.O. Box 28, 1 Ames Avenue, Chautauqua, NY 14722. (716) 357-6376. Sara Toth, Contact.