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The Uppercut Chapbook Awards 3

A project of Split Lip Magazine (see other related projects).

Do not submit here! This project is permanently closed to submissions. We provide the following information as an archive.

About

What We Seek: Free verse, lyrical poetry, or flash fiction that carries a strong narrative. We want things that do things that result in new things. We want small vignettes of life. We want situations. Stretch the parameters of the proverbial envelope. Unique and interesting forms and mixing genres is certainly encouraged, but straight up verse or prose is encouraged as well. With regard to subject matter, we're open to anything from fishing trips to lovemaking, but please no porn or gore. Poets we like include Stephen Dobyns, Richard Hugo, Kim Addonizio, Sharon Olds, Charles Simic, Bob Hicok, Mary Oliver, Larry Levis, Jack Gilbert, Carolyn Forche and Allison Joseph.

Fees Notice: This project charges fees (or requires purchases) for all submissions.

Country of Publication

United States

Publication Medium & Contest Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationUnknown contest frequency.

Fiction Closed

Audience:
Unknown
Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Story Collection Story Collection5,000 - 8,000 words.
Winner's Prize:
We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Unknown advance + No royalties Unknown advance. No royalties.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK OK No OK NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Closed

Audience:
Unknown
Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms, including: Free verse, Hybrid form, Lyric poetry, Prose poetry.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poetry Chapbook Poetry Chapbook20 - 32 pages.
Winner's Prize:
We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Unknown advance + No royalties Unknown advance. No royalties.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK OK No OK NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

The Uppercut Chapbook Awards Submission Statistics

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The Split Lip Flash Contest DNQ Charges fees for all submissions
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The Split Lip Poetry Contest DNQ Charges fees for all submissions

Dates

Last Updated: 15 May 2018
Date Added: 14 Mar 2014

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