$8.00 USD

We take great pride in reading every word and giving each chapbook its due attention. We consider manuscripts of all styles and genres and aren't looking for a particular aesthetic. We'll give anything a fair chance. Please send your best fiction, poetry, nonfiction, drama, graphic narrative, or hybrid work. 

If Chosen for Publication:      

  • A perfect-bound book with a glossy or matte color cover
  • Considered for the Palooka Press Chapbook Award ($200 bonus honorarium) 
  • An honorarium
  • 20 free copies of your book
  • Your own bio/photo page featured on our website

Page Count: 25-100 pages, roughly.

Bio Section: Identify the manuscript as fiction, poetry, nonfiction, drama, graphic, or hybrid.

Multiple/Simultaneous: Send all you like. Please withdraw your manuscript if accepted elsewhere.

Citations: It's okay if some of the work has been previously published; proper citations will be made. 

Bonus: The submission comes with a digital copy of Palooka or a chapbook. See cover letter form.