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Celery City Chapbook Contest

Deadline: August 1


Two categories: Kalamazoo County and State of Michigan.

Manuscript Requirements: 16-20 pages of poems, title page with Category (Kalamazoo County or State), name, email, and phone number.

Only one poem per page. You may include an acknowledgements page for any individual poems that may have been published. Do not include artwork or photographs.

Manuscript should be in a single document (.pdf or .doc)


Fee: $10 for each entry. Submit your contest entry fee via PayPal.

Submissions: Email your manuscript (.pdf or.doc) to


Winners: Receive 50 copies of their book with input on cover design and a reading at a local venue.

We accept simultaneous submissions but ask that you let us know as soon as possible if the manuscript has been accepted elsewhere.

We do not accept hard copy submissions. Do not mail your manuscript to us. It will not be read or returned.

Further questions? Email

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