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.