Ends on March 31, 2019

$20.00 USD


The Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize

Prize: $500

2019 Judge: Gary Jackson

General Guidelines

· Submissions are open January 1 – March 31.

· A fee of $20 must be paid at the time of submission.

· Open to any poet writing in English. Translations are not eligible.

· Poems may have been published individually in magazines or anthologies, but the collection as a whole must be unpublished.

· Simultaneous submissions are acceptable. Please notify TRP immediately by withdrawing the manuscript via Submittable if the manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

· Current and former students and faculty of Sam Houston State University are not eligible. Family or former students of the final judge are not eligible.

· Submissions are accepted through Submittable only.

· Winner will receive a $500 advance, a standard royalty contract, and 20 copies of the published book.

· Winner will be announced in June 2019.

Manuscript Guidelines

· Manuscripts may be no longer than 40 pages.

· Please include a table of contents, title page, and page numbers.

· Do not include an acknowledgments page.

· No more than one poem per page.

· Submissions are judged blind. Please remove any identifying information from the manuscript. 

· Submit as a .pdf, .docx, or .doc file format.

· No revisions will be accepted once the manuscript is uploaded.

·         The Winner will be announced on the Texas Review Press website, www.texasreviewpress.org