For more information and guidelines for the Gold Line annual chapbook competition, please refer to the contest page on our website here: http://dornsife.usc.edu/goldlinepress/contest

If Ricochet has a call for submissions, you should find the appropriate information below.

$15.00

Submit your POETRY manuscript of 20-30 pages here. 

This year's poetry judge, SAFIYA SINCLAIR, is the author of Cannibal and the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, among many other awards.

We recommend that manuscripts be cohesive and self-contained in the chapbook length.

Manuscripts should be paginated with a table of contents at the beginning, unless the form of the book does not warrant it. Please include a cover page with title of manuscript only--no identifying material should appear anywhere in the body of the manuscript. Your identifying information will be available to us via our submission manager when needed. Do not include an acknowledgements page.

All entrants will receive a copy of the winning poetry chapbook upon publication.

Submit here by AUGUST 31, 2017 if your mailing address is in the United States or Canada.

Submit your POETRY manuscript of 20-30 pages here. 

This year's judge, SAFIYA SINCLAIR, is the author of Cannibal and the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, among many other awards.

We recommend that manuscripts be cohesive and self-contained in the chapbook length.

Manuscripts should be paginated with a table of contents at the beginning, unless the form of the book does not warrant it. Please include a cover page with title of manuscript only--no identifying material should appear anywhere in the body of the manuscript. Your identifying information will be available to us via our submission manager when needed. Do not include an acknowledgements page.

All entrants will receive a copy of the winning poetry chapbook upon publication.

Submit here by AUGUST 31, 2017 if your mailing address is NOT in the United States or Canada. The higher submission fee reflects higher mailing costs to your area.

Submit your FICTION manuscript of 7,500-15,000 words here. 

This year's fiction judge, DANZY SENNA, is the author of five critically acclaimed books of fiction and nonfiction, is the recipient of the Whiting Writers Award, and was recently awarded the 2017 Dos Passos Prize for Literature.

We seek works of fiction that are purposefully planned as chapbooks: novellas, long short stories, carefully curated collections of vignettes or short short stories, or other projects that take the chapbook format as an instrumental element of their design. Excerpts of novels or short story collections will not be considered unless they form a sustained and individual project in their foreshortened form. 

Manuscripts should be paginated with a table of contents at the beginning, unless the form of the book does not warrant it. Please include a cover page with title of manuscript only. No identifying material should appear anywhere in the body of the manuscript. Your identifying information will be available to us via our submission manager when needed.

All entrants will receive a copy of the winning fiction chapbook upon publication.

Submit here by AUGUST 31, 2017 if your mailing address is in the United States or Canada.
Submit your NONFICTION manuscript of 7,500-15,000 words here. 

This year's fiction judge, MAGGIE NELSON, is the author of The Argonauts. She was awarded an Arts Writers grant in 2007 from the Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation and in 2011, she was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for Poetry.

We seek works of nonfiction that are purposefully planned as chapbooks: short or long form essays or other projects that take the chapbook format as an instrumental element of their design. Excerpts of essay collections will not be considered unless they form a sustained and individual project in their foreshortened form. 

Manuscripts should be paginated with a table of contents at the beginning, unless the form of the book does not warrant it. Please include a cover page with title of manuscript only. No identifying material should appear anywhere in the body of the manuscript. Your identifying information will be available to us via our submission manager when needed.

All entrants will receive a copy of the winning fiction chapbook upon publication.

Submit here by AUGUST 31, 2017 if your mailing address is in the United States or Canada.
Submit your NONFICTION manuscript of 7,500-15,000 words here. 

This year's fiction judge, MAGGIE NELSON, is the author of The Argonauts. She was awarded an Arts Writers grant in 2007 from the Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation and in 2011, she was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for Poetry.

We seek works of nonfiction that are purposefully planned as chapbooks: short or long form essays or other projects that take the chapbook format as an instrumental element of their design. Excerpts of essay collections will not be considered unless they form a sustained and individual project in their foreshortened form. 

Manuscripts should be paginated with a table of contents at the beginning, unless the form of the book does not warrant it. Please include a cover page with title of manuscript only. No identifying material should appear anywhere in the body of the manuscript. Your identifying information will be available to us via our submission manager when needed.

All entrants will receive a copy of the winning fiction chapbook upon publication.

Submit here by AUGUST 31, 2017 if your mailing address is in the United States or Canada.
Submit your FICTION manuscript of 7,500-15,000 words here. 

This year's fiction judge, DANZY SENNA, is the author of five critically acclaimed books of fiction and nonfiction, is the recipient of the Whiting Writers Award, and was recently awarded the 2017 Dos Passos Prize for Literature.

We seek works of fiction that are purposefully planned as chapbooks: novellas, long short stories, carefully curated collections of vignettes or short short stories, or other projects that take the chapbook format as an instrumental element of their design. Excerpts of novels or short story collections will not be considered unless they form a sustained and individual project in their foreshortened form. 

Manuscripts should be paginated with a table of contents at the beginning, unless the form of the book does not warrant it. Please include a cover page with title of manuscript only. No identifying material should appear anywhere in the body of the manuscript. Your identifying information will be available to us via our submission manager when needed.

All entrants will receive a copy of the winning fiction chapbook upon publication.

Submit here by AUGUST 31, 2017 if your mailing address is not in the United States or Canada. The higher submission fee reflects higher mailing costs to your area.