This was the press that published my first book (aka chapbook) back in 2003.
If you're a Washington State Poet, I highly recommend this--
For Immediate Release:
The 16th Annual Floating Bridge Press Poetry Chapbook Competition is open for submissions until February 16, 2011. If you are a current resident of Washington State, you may submit a chapbook manuscript of up to 24 pages of poetry with a $12 entry fee. The winner receives $500, a Seattle reading in September, and 15 copies of the prize-winning chapbook. Our books are beautiful, archival-quality, perfect-bound, and collectable.
Previous winners include Joannie Kervran Stangeland, Nance Van Winckel, Donna Waidtlow, Molly Tenenbaum, Bart Baxter, Chris Forhan, Joseph Green, Kelli Russell Agodon, Michael Bonacci, Timothy Kelly, Annette Spaulding-Convy, Holly J. Hughes, Nancy Pagh, Katharine Whitcomb, and Laura Read.
Floating Bridge Press considers all individual poems for inclusion in our annual journal, Floating Bridge Review.
For complete guidelines and a look at our titles, please visit http://www.scn.org/