YellowJacket Press

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Submissions are now open for the YellowJacket Press (YJP) Annual Chapbook Contest for Florida Poets. In memory of our friend and YJP Poet, Mary Elizabeth (Bettie) Perez, this year’s competition has been dubbed the BETTIE Contest for Florida Poets. The winner(s) will receive $200, 30 copies of the book and will be invited to read with YJP during the AWP conference in Tampa in March 2018.

GUIDELINES: Poetry manuscripts should be no longer than 24 pages total, including 18-20 pages of poetry, title page, table of contents and acknowledgments.  Your name should not appear anywhere on the manuscript. All entrants must be permanent adult residents of Florida.  

All entrants are entitled to a copy of the winning book.