Finalists 2019/2020 Boom Chapbook Competition

Depressed on Sundays by Howie Good

Alien Epistles by Amie Whittemore

Pretty Things by Jane Lewty

The Young-Girl by Rachael Arrighi

The Day I Quit Western Art Music: First-Hand Accounts of the Performance & Pedagogy of Mozart’s Violin Concerto #5 by Clare Harmon

Child-not-yet by Megan Merchant

Buggery by Derek J Berry

John Brown Is In the Trees by Andy Powell

Gourd Full of Bees by Eileen Rush

Autobiodegraded by James D’Agostino

The Errant Knight by Katie Quinnelly


We are just getting our submission manager up to speed with updates and the like. ((FYI: as of September 2, 9pm eastern the submissions manager is up and ready)).  We will be accepting chapbook manuscripts until November 1st.  If you are curious to check out some of the chaps we’ve published over the last fifteen or so years, go to our chaps page…HERE.   If you are ready to submit your work, please first stop by the contest page.  Read about what we are looking for for the BOOM Chapbook Contest.