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$25.00 USD

Asian American Poetry Chapbook Contest 

Lee Herrick is this year's judge.

Entrants must be Asian American or  Pacific Islander. Former students and close  friends of the judge are not eligible. 

The contest is blind. Do not put your name or any identifiers on your manuscript.

The entry fee is $25.00. 

No more than 20 pages of poetry. A page of acknowledgements and dedication is counted in the 20 pages. 

Please note in acknowledgements any previously published poems. 

1st Place: $200 & 100 book copies 

2nd Place: $100.00 

3rd Place: $50.00 

All place-winners will be interviewed in the Blue Mountain Review and on the NPR show, Dante’s Old South

  • Submission deadline is October 30, 2021. Winner and honorable mention announcements to be made on December 30, 2021.

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