CRWROPPS POST: Oversound Chapbook Contest Closes May 31st!

The Oversound Chapbook Contest closes May 31st! 

Oversound Chapbook Prize

Judge: francine j. harris

$1000 and 25 copies to winner.

$18 to enter. All entrants will receive a subscription to Oversound.

April 1, 2020-May 31, 2020

Manuscript length: 15-30 pages. For a manuscript outside this range, please contact us prior to sending.


About the Judge: francine j. harris is the author of play dead, winner of the Lambda Literary and Audre Lorde Awards and finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Her third collection, Here is the Sweet Hand, is forthcoming on Farrar, Straus & Giroux in 2020. Originally from Detroit, she has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Cave Canem, and MacDowell Colony. She was the 2018/2019 Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellow at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library and is Associate Professor of English at University of Houston. 



Please do not include any identifying information on your manuscript.

No acknowledgments.

Manuscripts must be previously unpublished. (Individual poems may have been published.)

Simultaneous submissions are acceptable.

Multiple submissions to this contest are acceptable, but each submission requires an entry fee.

Past or present close friends or students of the judge or the editors are not eligible to enter.

Please do not submit revisions to your manuscript once it has been entered in the contest. Revisions are acceptable prior to publication.

No citizenship requirements or limitations. Entrants living outside the United States may be asked to pay a higher fee to account for postage (if they wish to receive the magazine). 

Translations are not eligible.

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