Category Archives: CFS

Robin Becker Chapbook Series is open

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Calling all LGBTQ poets: the Robin Becker Chapbook Series is open. Please send your best work now through May 15! This year’s judge is Nickole Brown. Complete guidelines may be found here

UPDATE: We’re thrilled to announce that Crystal Boson will be co-editor of this series.

Rane Arroyo Chapbook Series is open for submissions

After a couple of delays–sorry!–the guidelines are up for the Rane Arroyo Chapbook Series. This series is open to all poets, so polish up that manuscript and send it in before the November 30 deadline. There’s no reading fee this year! Your humble readers are Eduardo C. Corral and Ron Mohring, and we’re so excited to continue this series.

Robin Becker Chapbook Prize open through June 15

Submissions are currently open for this year’s Robin Becker Chapbook Prize. Read the full guidelines here. No reading fee. Two manuscripts selected. This year’s judge is Ching-In Chen. If sending by mail, please note our new address in Loveland, Ohio.

Send your best work now!

Rane Arroyo reading period extended through 10/31

Due to a significant number of queries regarding the changed deadline (changed from last year), we’re happy to extend the reading period for the annual Rane Arroyo Chapbook Prize: we will continue accepting submissions through October 31. Please note that work will be considered this year only from writers without previous book or chapbook publication. We use a blind-submission process; editors Ron Mohring and Eduardo C. Corral will read every manuscript received and are looking forward to seeing your work! Full guidelines here.

Becker submissions close 7/31

The last day to submit your chapbook manuscript in consideration for the Robin Becker Series is tomorrow, July 31. We’ve so far received a promising array of over 25 manuscripts from writers without previous book or chapbook publication, and we’re looking forward to reading your work! Full guidelines here.

Rane Arroyo Prize: reading period is open

We are now accepting submissions for the Rane Arroyo Chapbook Prize. This series is co-edited by Ron Mohring and Eduardo C. Corral, and we’re extraordinarily happy to honor Rane’s memory with a chapbook series that honors his life and work. Full guidelines are here.