YJP CONTEST OPEN!

Submissions are now open for the YellowJacket Press (YJP) Annual Chapbook Contest for Florida Poets. In memory of our friend and YJP Poet, Mary Elizabeth (Bettie) Perez, this year’s competition has been dubbed the BETTIE Contest for Florida Poets.

 

The winner(s) will receive $200, 30 copies of the book and will be invited to read with YJP during the AWP conference in Tampa in March 2018.

 

Click below for submission guidelines:

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YellowJacket Press supports emerging and established poets in Florida with an annual chapbook contest, chapbook publications, and public readings.  YellowJacket Press creates a means for poets to share and promote their work and nurtures a sense of community among poets and audiences across the state.

 

YJP has become known for publishing superior quality poetry in simple, yet beautiful, individually designed chapbooks.  YJP currently publishes two books a year and sponsors readings statewide for its poets.

 

YJP is a 501c3 non-profit organization and is in the process of becoming a member of the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP).