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Founded in 2006, Rose Metal Press is an independent, not-for-profit publisher of hybrid genres specializing in the publication of short short, flash, and micro-fiction; prose poetry; novels-in-verse or book-length linked narrative poems; and other literary works that move beyond the traditional genres of poetry, fiction, and essay to find new forms of expression.
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Primary Editor/Contact Person
Abigail Beckel & Kathleen Rooney
essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art
Recent Awards Received
National Endowment for the Arts grant, New England Book Show design awards, ForeWord IndieFab Book of the Year, IPPY awards
Nicelle Davis, Kelcey Parker Ervick, Anthony Michael Morena
Please see our website to learn when we are accepting manuscript queries. http://www.rosemetalpress.com/Submit/Submit.html We have an annual chapbook contest for flash fiction/nonfiction. The reading period of the contest is Nov. 1 to Dec. 1 each year. Open reading periods vary. See website for details.
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1 - 3 months
The annual Rose Metal Press Short Short Chapbook Contest runs each year from November 1st through December 1st.
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