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  1. Marcus Wicker Interview

    We had the privilege to interview Marcus Wicker last October. Wicker takes us into his world by describing his writing tactics and how the issues in the world inspire him in his poetry.

  2. Chapbook Contest 2017- NOW OPEN

    Poets the 2017 Chapbook contest opened two days ago!

    Have you submitted yet? If not, then you should!

    Remember 25-35 pieces, $15 entry fee, and $250 prize AND a reading at Northwest Missouri State University.

Submit to Midwest Chapbook Contest!


We are looking for entries to the Midwest Chapbook Contest, sponsored by Greentower Press

Midwest Chapbook Contest

(through Greentower Press)

Ends on June 1, 2017

$15.00 USD

All submissions must be received between April 1, 2017 and June 1, 2017. We are looking for a chapbook-length collection of poems: 25 – 35 pages.

Please include a cover letter with name, address, email address, and manuscript title.

Manuscripts will be read blind. Please do not include your name anywhere in the manuscript.

In addition to the publication of the chapbook, the contest winner will be invited to give a reading at Northwest Missouri State University as part of the University’s Visiting Writers Series. Travel expenses, lodging and an honorarium of $250 will be provided.

Reading fee also entitles you a one-year subscription to The Laurel Review. Subscription will be enacted for address provided in the cover letter.

Please submit manuscript via Submittable at: https://thelaurelreview.submittable.com/submit