Palooka Press

ABOUT PALOOKA PRESS

We take great pride in reading every word and giving each chapbook its due attention. We consider manuscripts of all styles and genres and aren't looking for a particular aesthetic. We're willing to give anything a fair chance. Please send your best fiction, poetry, nonfiction, drama, graphic narrative, or hybrid work. Manuscripts should be 25-100 pages, roughly. Each submission comes with a gift: a digital chapbook or digital copy of Palooka.

IF CHOSEN FOR PUBLICATION:

       *A perfect-bound book with a glossy or matte color cover
       *Considered for the Palooka Press Chapbook Award ($200 bonus honorarium)
       *An honorarium
       *20 free copies of your book
       *Your own bio/photo page featured on our website

GUIDELINES

       *Page count: 25-100 pages (flexible)
       *Bio: Identify the manuscript as fiction, poetry, nonfiction, drama, graphic, or hybrid.
       *Amount/Simultaneous: Send all you like. Please withdraw if accepted elsewhere. 
       *It's okay if some of the work has been previously published; citations will be made.

SUBMIT: 

Palooka Press: Chapbooks



PALOOKA PRESS AWARD WINNERS

2019: Maria Escarcega -- The Weeping Tides (forthcoming)
2019: Frank Morris -- Ride of the Silver Rank
2018: Joe Amaral -- The Street Medic
2017: Charles Jensen -- Story Problems
2016: Adina Schoem -- Cryptographs in a field of goats 
2015: JL Schneider -- The Tontine Driveway
2014: Sarah Grieve -- Honey My Tongue
2013: Philip Raisor -- Hoosiers: The Poems