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Steel Toe Books will publish 1-3 chapbooks of poetry, short stories or other types of literary or hybrid work. Acceptable submission lengths are between 20-50 pages.  Our prize submissions are selected by judges, so our open submission period will be looked at with a different eye. Authors of selected works will receive publication, 15 copies, our standard marketing campaign and invitation to readings and events.

Deadline: Dec 31, 2020 

Submission Guidelines: Please include a short bio and synopsis in the section below and attach your submission separately with no identifying marks.   We encourage all identities, peoples, and positive beliefs to submit! 

Manuscript Formatting Guidelines: 12 point font, single space for poetry, double for prose. Use a standard font.  Use the form box provided below for Bio/Summary and any other supplemental info.  
***please remove author name and other author identifying remarks from the manuscript***


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