The 2020 Clockwise Chapbook Competition
Deadline August 31, 2020
Winner will receive a $500 Prize and a Book Publication in perfect bound editions
Winner announced in November 1, 2020 with publication in March 2021
Deadline: August 31, 2020
Judge: Gail Wronsky
The competition is open to all poets writing in English.
Individual poems in the manuscript previously published in magazines, print or web journals, or anthologies are acceptable, but the work as a whole must be unpublished including self-published books.
Entries of 24–32 pages of original poetry in English must be submitted by August 31, 2020 via submittable. Please do not include acknowledgements at this time. Please do not include any identifying information anywhere in the manuscript, including the author's name.
1. Title page
2. Table of Contents
3. Collection of poems
Items 1 and 2 are not included in the page count noted above.
Manuscripts should be single-spaced.
Manuscripts must be previously unpublished.
Translations and multi-authored collections are not eligible.
Past and current students and employees of the Loyola Marymount University are not eligible. Past and current volunteers and employees of Tebot Bach are not eligible. Poets who have studied with Gail Wronsky in more than 2 workshop settings are not eligible.
Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but Tebot Bach must be notified immediately if a collection is accepted for publication.