Slate Roof Press, a member-run, not-for-profit collaborative, has announced the 2016 Elyse Wolf Prize for its annual poetry chapbook contest.

The winner receives $500, becomes an active member of the press, and will have his/her chapbook published by Slate Roof. Slate Roof publishes limited-edition, art-quality chapbooks with letterpress covers.

Winners make a three-year commitment to the press, including monthly meetings in Greenfield, and share work responsibilities for many aspects of publishing.

Submit no more than 28 pages of poetry. The reading fee is $10. Deadline is May 15.

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