THREE CONTESTS FROM AQP

AQP CHAPBOOK CONTEST

AQP is looking for an unpublished chapbook of poems 32 pages in length. The contest is open to both new and established writers. The winner will receive book publication, a $300 cash award, and twenty copies of the book.

How To Submit

For chapbook submissions, please send 32 pages of poems along with a title page with author’s name and title of the book. Please also include a table of contents and an acknowledgements page if any of the poems have been previously published. Up to three previously published poems are acceptable as long as they are included in the acknowledgements page. Individual poems that have been previously published are eligible for the contest, however, poems that have been published as a collection, or self-published poems are not eligible. AQP prefers manuscripts are typed in Times New Roman 12 pt. font and submitted as a .doc. Submit via our submittable page. There is a $15 submission fee. The deadline is November 15, 2017. The winner and two finalists will be notified in the spring of 2018. Everyone that submits will receive a copy of the winning chapbook, so please include your mailing address in your cover letter.

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL CONTEST

AQP is looking for an unpublished graphic novel up to 40 pages in length. The contest is open to both new and established writers/artists. The winner will receive book publication, a $300 cash award, and twenty copies of the book.

How To Submit

For graphic novel submissions, please send 25-40 pages of text and illustrations along with a title page with author’s name and title of the book. All text and illustration should be previously unpublished. Self-published graphic novels are not eligible. Submit via our submittable page. There is a $20 submission fee. The deadline is November 15, 2017. The winner and one finalist will be notified in the spring of 2018. Everyone that submits will receive a copy of the winning graphic novel so please include your mailing address in your cover letter.

 

SMALL STORIES SERIES POCKET BOOK CONTEST

This summer AQP published the first pocket sized book in we're calling the Small Stories Series. It's called Deliver Love and it's by Pal Shazar. (We highly recommend you check it out!) AQP is looking to add our second title to the series. The contest is open to both new and established writers. The winner will receive book publication, a $100 cash award, and twenty copies of the book.

How To Submit

Please send 10-12 short short stories (flash/microfiction) along with a title page with author’s name and title of the book. Please also include a table of contents and an acknowledgements page if any of the stories have been previously published. Though we prefer unpublished work, up to two stories may have been published elsewhere as long as they are noted in the acknowledgements page. Stories that have been published as a collection, or self-published stories are not eligible. AQP prefers manuscripts are typed in Times New Roman 12 pt. font and submitted as a .doc. Submit via our submittable page. There is a $10 submission fee. The deadline is November 30, 2017. The winner and two finalists will be notified in the spring of 2018. Everyone that submits will receive a copy of the winning pocket book, so please include your mailing address in your cover letter.