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2024 Lefty Blondie Press First Chapbook Award

will open to submissions

 January 1- March 31, 2024

We welcome chapbook submissions from poets who


  • Are age 40 years and older

  • Self-identify as a woman

  • Are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, writing in English, currently living in the U.S.

  • Have not published a chapbook, collection, or full-length book in any genre



Submit chapbook manuscripts from JANUARY 1 - MARCH 31 

  • 18-24 pages of poetry (not including title page, table of contents, endnotes).

  • Can be any form or topic, though we find a unifying theme works best 

  • One poem per page 

  • Your name should not appear anywhere in or on the manuscript.

  • Individual poems may be previously published, with acknowledgement

  • Simultaneous submissions accepted. Please notify us at immediately if your manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

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