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OUR FULL LENGTH AUTUMN SUBMISSIONS
ARE OPEN FOR UNPUBLISHED BOOKS 

OF POETRY AND PROSE!

 

2024 AWARDS FOR POETRY AND PROSE BOOKS

WILL OPEN IN JANUARY  2024

$500 AWARDS & PUBLICATION IN EACH CATEGORY

ALL SUBMISSIONS ARE CONSIDERED

FOR PUBLICATION

STB WAS FOUNDED IN 2003

THE STB PRIZES LAUNCHED IN 2020 

READ MORE ABOUT SUBMISSIONS HERE

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THE MAINTENANCE OF THE SHIMMY-SHAMMY

CHRISTOPHER CITRO

"This is a much-welcomed and necessary kick in the pants, chock-full of quirks and delights."

-Maurice Manning

MY FATHER'S KITES

ALLISON JOSEPH

"I cannot think of another contemporary poet who has done a finer job of combining form and content, to dazzling effect."  

-Marilyn Taylor

MONEY FOR SUNSETS

ELIZABETH J. COLEN

"As she herself writes, 'Great untapped mercies live within us.'"
- Shane McCrae

MEET SOME OF OUR AUTHORS

Steel Toe Books has 27 Authors and Counting

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CHRISTOPHER CITRO

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ALLISON JOSEPH

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ELIZABETH J. COLEN

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JEANNINE HALL GAILEY

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