Madhouse Press is currently closed for submissions.
We are, however, always looking for new voices and innovative chapbooks that challenge, provoke, and investigate societal norms, accepted convictions, trauma and violence. Formal queries may be sent to
Madhouse Press Editor's Prize
Each Spring, Madhouse Press opens for our annual Editor's Prize, an award given to one chapbook length manuscript. The winner receives publication ( a print run of 100 letterpressed, hand bound, chapbooks) and 15 author's copies.
We are seek innovative chapbooks that challenge, provoke, and investigate societal norms, accepted convictions, trauma and violence. Entries from both emerging and established authors are welcome and accepted.
Submissions should be made to
Please include your last name and "Chapbook Submission" in the subject line.
* manuscripts should include a title page that includes your first and last name, phone number and email address.
* manuscripts should be between 13-30 pages
How to Enter:
* pay a $5 entry fee through Paypal:
*or purchase any one of our current titles
*email your submission to
*your $5 entry fee entitles you to one title in our current catalogue. Please include your book choice and mailing address in your cover letter.
The winner of this contest is chosen by the editors of Madhouse Press and will be announced in the Fall .