Our contest dates have changed, so please make sure you read the guidelines!
General Submissions Guidelines
Normally we do consider Unsolicited manuscripts inquiries, please send 10 pages of poems, a cover letter with the book title, and number of pages. A biography is not necessary but appreciated. Send this to dreamhorsepress (at) yahoo (dot) com. Please send 10 dollars via paypal to firstname.lastname@example.org. All manuscripts will receive a decision.
The Annual Dream Horse Press Poetry Chapbook Prize
Guidelines & Information for 2017
The postmark deadline for entries to the 2016 Dream Horse Press National Poetry Chapbook Prize is June 30, 2017 (because mail it takes 5 days from the postmark deadline for entries to arrive, the electronic deadline is July 5th, 2017). To enter, submit 20-28 paginated pages of poetry, in a readable font, table of contents, acknowledgments, bio, email for results (No SASE), and a $17.00 non-refundable fee for each manuscript entered. All manuscripts will be recycled. The winner will receive $500 and 10 copies of a handsomely printed chapbook.
Multiple submissions are acceptable. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but if your manuscript is accepted for publication elsewhere you must notify Dream Horse Press immediately. Entry fees are non-refundable. Judging will be anonymous; writers' names should not appear anywhere on the manuscript. Please include your name and biographical information in a separate cover letter. Please be sure to include your email address.
The Annual Dream Horse Press Poetry Chapbook Prize entries may be sent, following the guidelines above, to:
Dream Horse Press
P. O. Box 2080
Aptos, California 95001-2080
Make checks payable to: Dream Horse Press
Questions may be addressed to the editor in email
Or, you can now submit your manuscript in email, save on postage, paper, envelopes AND MONEY (reduced entry fee) by paying online
The Orphic Prize for Poetry book prize
The American Poetry Journal Book Prize