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SA Catholic Online Chapbooks!

Are you, or would you like to be, an author or a poet?

Is the thought of writing a full-length book or collection of poems too daunting?

Write a Chapbook!

In the modern era, “Chapbook” is the term used to denote publications of up to about 48 pages, usually poetry or short stories. The name Chapbook is derived from the 16th and 17th Century when it referred to small popular leaflets and pamphlets sold by street peddlers known as “Chapmen”.
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SA Catholic Online Chapbooks is an affiliate of publishing facilitator SA Catholic Online and was launched to promote writing and to assist potential authors and poets by providing an affordable publishing platform for them.

Publishing Packages

SA Catholic Online  Chapbooks offers three Publishing Packages which include services such as proofreading, editing, design, layout, and printing of a set number of books.
Click here for more information on our Publishing Packages.

The Denis Nunan Chapbooks Competition

In order to launch the concept, SA Catholic Online Chapbooks is running a competition for the Denis Nunan  Chapbook Prize for aspiring and existing authors and poets.  The competition is open to new, emerging, and established writers in four categories. The overall winner will receive a free Premium Publishing Package, worth R4000, and a R2000 cash award. Category winners will each receive a Standard Publishing Package worth R2500.  There is a R100 entry fee for the competition.
This competition will be run twice a year.
Click here for more information on the Competition