The Black River Chapbook Competition

The Black River Chapbook Competition

Deadline: May 31, 2014

About the Prize


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. 

Entry deadline for the Spring 2014 Competition: 

May 31, 2014. 


How to Enter


Visit us online for complete submission guidelines. Submissions are accepted via submittable now through  May 31st.


We look forward to reading your work!



Recent Winners









Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *