Ends on September 15, 2017

$17.00 USD

Each year Gertrude Press publishes our winning chapbooks, each judged by prestigious writers. These beautiful, perfect bound books include a unique cover in a limited press run. The winners of our annual contest will also receive $200 and 25 copies.

This year's judge is Robert Hill, the author of the novels WHEN ALL IS SAID AND DONE (Greywolf Press 2007), which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award’s Ken Kesey Award for Fiction, and THE REMNANTS (Forest Avenue Press 2016), which was named one of Powell’s Books’ “Top 5 Novels of 2016.” Robert has received a Walt Morey Fellowship from Oregon Literary Arts, and has been a Teaching Fellow at the Breadloaf Writer’s Conference, as well as a Judge for the Breadloaf Fiction Prize.

Thank you for submitting!


* Submit 8500-10000 words of fiction.

* Submissions must be in 12pt font and double-spaced.

* Indicate which selections (if there are separate pieces) have been previously published and by whom. Unpublished pieces are welcome.

* Fiction may be of any subject matter and writers from all backgrounds are encouraged to submit.

* Contest is blind judged. Please DO NOT include any identifying information on your manuscript.

* Indicate how you learned of the contest in your cover letter.

* $17 Online Submission Fee

* Submissions accepted June 15 - September 15, 2017.

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