The Quilliad Press’s Second Annual Chapbook Call

logo roundToday begins our second annual chapbook call!

We’re looking for 10-20 pages of poetry and/or flash fiction from a Canadian writer who has never had a chapbook or full-length book published (self-published authors are exempt from this restriction, as this restriction is in place to allow emerging writers without publisher representation an opportunity to become a more active part of the Canadian literary scene). Previous Quilliad contributors are welcome to apply.

We will be paying a $50 honorarium to the selected writer as well as providing the author with 5 copies of their book free of charge (subsequent copies can be purchased by the writer at half price). We will also consider poems from the submitted manuscripts of 2 runners-up for issue 9 of The Quilliad. Publication in The Quilliad will be compensated with an honorarium and contributor copy.

To submit, send your writing to by January 15, 2017.


6 thoughts on “The Quilliad Press’s Second Annual Chapbook Call

    • Hello, Anne. Apologies for the delay in replying–we didn’t get a notification for a comment, so I only just spotted this. Yes, the chapbook can contain previously published pieces.

  1. Hello! This is wonderful! Does all of the content of the chapbook need to be previously unpublished? Or could some have been previously published online or in print if publication rights allow for this? Thank you in advance and best wishes! Nadia

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