Heliopolis Chapbook Prize 7

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The Heliopolis Chapbook Prize is awarded to a single poet or author. The chapbook series will comprise of surrealist horror, gothic science fiction, and magical realist poetry and prose.

Country of Publication

United States


Open to a broad Audience, including: All ages, All ethnic groups/populations, All genders, All religions.

Publication Media & Contest Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationAwarded 1 x per year.
Print Publication Print PublicationAwarded 1 x per year.

Poetry Temp Closed

Will be open to submissions from 01 October 2020 (119.6 days from now) through 31 October 2020. 1
General GeneralSubgenres: Gothic, Magic Realism.
Horror HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Gothic, Magic Realism.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms, including: Narrative poetry, Prose poetry.
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream, Surrealist.
Open to all/most Topics.
TypeLength Details
Poetry Chapbook Poetry Chapbook16 - 32 pages.
Winner's Prize:
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Token advance (under US$200) + Unknown royalties Token advance (under US$200). Unknown royalties.
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Last Updated: 04 Mar 2020
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Last Audited: 24 Feb 2020 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 04 Sep 2016

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