Ends on August 1, 2017$10.00
$10.00

South Dakota State Poetry Society Chapbook Contest 2017

Rules and Guidelines

Submit up to 30 pages of poetry. No more than one poem to a page, but a poem may be longer than one page.

Contest open to South Dakota residents only.

Individual poems may have been published elsewhere, but the chapbook as a whole must not have been published anywhere else. Poems may be on any subject and in any form other than prose.

Chapbooks must be submitted electronically through Submittable.

Poets may enter more than one manuscript, but each entry will be charged a separate reading fee.  The reading fee for SDSPS members is $10 per manuscript, and the reading fee for non-SDSPS members is $15 per manuscript. 

Manuscripts will be judged blindly. Each manuscript should include:

  • Table of Contents with no personal information.
  • Title Page with just the chapbook title and no personal identification.
  • A manuscript of poetry with no personal information (only the title and the poem) included; poems do not have to be titled.
  • An acknowledgements page listing poems that have been published previously, as well as the periodical, anthology or book, and date of publication.
Please also include a cover letter that includes a brief bio and the title of your chapbook entry.

Only one winning manuscript will be accepted for publication. Should the contest be cancelled, all entrants will be refunded their reading fee. The winning poet will receive five copies of the winning chapbook. (2018 SDSPS Members will also receive a copy of the chapbook.) Rights return to the poet after publication.

For more information contact Daniel G. Snethen at 605-455-2892 or snethen@hotmail.com.

Entries for the competition must be submitted prior to August 1, 2017.  The winner will be announced September 1, 2017 and at the SD Festival of Books.

$15.00

South Dakota State Poetry Society Chapbook Contest 2017

Rules and Guidelines

Submit up to 30 pages of poetry. No more than one poem to a page, but a poem may be longer than one page.

Contest open to South Dakota residents only.

Individual poems may have been published elsewhere, but the chapbook as a whole must not have been published anywhere else. Poems may be on any subject and in any form other than prose.

Chapbooks must be submitted electronically through Submittable.

Poets may enter more than one manuscript, but each entry will be charged a separate reading fee.  The reading fee for SDSPS members is $10 per manuscript, and the reading fee for non-SDSPS members is $15 per manuscript. 

Manuscripts will be judged blindly. Each manuscript should include:

  • Table of Contents with no personal information.
  • Title Page with just the chapbook title and no personal identification.
  • A manuscript of poetry with no personal information (only the title and the poem) included; poems do not have to be titled.
  • An acknowledgements page listing poems that have been published previously, as well as the periodical, anthology or book, and date of publication.
Please also include a cover letter that includes a brief bio and the title of your chapbook entry.

Only one winning manuscript will be accepted for publication. Should the contest be cancelled, all entrants will be refunded their reading fee. The winning poet will receive five copies of the winning chapbook. (2018 SDSPS Members will also receive a copy of the chapbook.) Rights return to the poet after publication.

For more information contact Daniel G. Snethen at 605-455-2892 or snethen@hotmail.com.

Entries for the competition must be submitted prior to August 1, 2017.  The winner will be announced September 1, 2017 and at the SD Festival of Books.

Ends on December 1, 2017$2.00
$2.00

Rules and Guidelines, 2017 Contest

Poets may enter in two categories: Portrait or Landscape.

  • Portrait Category: Poems about you or someone you know from South Dakota. This is a category of both biography and autobiography.
  • Landscape Category: Poems about the land and features that make South Dakota unique.

There is a fee of $4.00 per poem for non-SDSPS members and $2.00 for SDSPS members. Please submit each poem in a separate document

There is no restriction on length or style of poem. You may submit an unlimited number of poems as long as the number of poems in your submission matches the fees you submit. We only accept electronic entries.

There will be prize money of $100, $50, and $25 for the top three places in each of the two tracts of the annual contest. Honorable Mention candidates are possible and will be considered for publication. Judging is done by an independent committee selected by the Contest Manager.

Entries are open now until December 1, 2017. We look forward to your submissions.

Ends on August 1, 2017
Please Note: Due to the rising cost of printing our literary magazine, we are now charging non-SDSPS members a submission fee  of $3.00 for up to five poems. 

We welcome submissions from all poets with a connection to South Dakota, but if you're an SDSPS member, your submissions to 
Pasque Petals are FREE, so please use this "Member Call" link.  If you're not a member, please visit sdpoetry.org to find out how to join us.  We are now accepting 2017 dues. Thank you. 
 

SDSPS welcomes submissions of poetry year round. The deadline for our next volume is August 1, 2017. We do not accept previously published work. We do accept simultaneous submissions, but please inform us immediately if your work is accepted somewhere else. 

Copy and paste up to five poems in one document.   Use your contact information, including phone number and email address, as the header for each page.  Please also add a brief bio (50 words or less) highlighting your primary connection to South Dakota.
Ends on August 1, 2017$3.00
$3.00
Please Note: Due to the rising cost of printing our literary magazine, we are now charging non-SDSPS members a submission fee  of $3.00 for up to five poems. We are also no longer able to offer a complimentary contributor's copy to non-SDSPS members.

We welcome submissions from all poets with a connection to South Dakota, but if you're an SDSPS member, your submissions to 
Pasque Petals are FREE, so please use the "Members' Call" link. For instructions on how you may become an SDSPS member, please visit sdpoetry.org or see the link below. We are now accepting 2018 dues. Thank you. 
 
SDSPS welcomes submissions of poetry year round. The deadline for our next volume is August 1, 2017. We do not accept previously published work. We do accept simultaneous submissions, but please inform us immediately if your work is accepted somewhere else. 

Copy and paste up to five poems in one document.   Use your contact information, including phone number and email address, as the header for each page.  Please also add a brief bio (50 words or less) highlighting your primary connection to South Dakota.








Ends on December 1, 2017$4.00
$4.00

Rules and Guidelines, 2017 Contest

Poets may enter in two categories: Portrait or Landscape.

  • Portrait Category: Poems about you or someone you know from South Dakota. This is a category of both biography and autobiography.
  • Landscape Category: Poems about the land and features that make South Dakota unique.

There is a fee of $4.00 per poem for non-SDSPS members and $2.00 for SDSPS members. Please submit each poem in a separate document

There is no restriction on length or style of poem. You may submit an unlimited number of poems as long as the number of poems in your submission matches the fees you submit. We only accept electronic entries.

There will be prize money of $100, $50, and $25 for the top three places in each of the two tracts of the annual contest. Honorable Mention candidates are possible and will be considered for publication. Judging is done by an independent committee selected by the Contest Manager.

Entries are open now until December 1, 2017. We look forward to your submissions.