Welcome to Finishing Line Press

  Finishing Line Press is an award-winning small press publisher based in Georgetown, Kentucky, USA.



2014 New Women’s Voices Chapbook Competition Results

Winner: Sarah Green of Athens, Ohio for her manuscript Skeleton Evenings



The new issue of Finishing Line Press' partner publication Levure Littéraire is now online.  Issue 9 http://levurelitteraire.com/word-of-welcome/. 

Levure Littéraire is a non-profit publication funded by donations.  All donations are tax-deductible.  Please mention FLP/USA when donating.  To donate any amount (even 1 euro helps!), please click on the "donate" button at    http://levurelitteraire.com/ 


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We also accept checks and money orders made out to "Finishing Line Press" at:

Finishing Line Press

PO Box 1626

Georgetown, KY 40324


Our voicemail:  859-514-8966

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Finishing Line Press Open Chapbook Competition

A prize of $1,000 and publication for a chapbook-length poetry collectionin print edition and eBook format. Open to ALL. International entries are welcome. Multiple submissions are accepted.  The top-ten finalists will be offered publication. All entries will be considered for publication. 

Submit up to 26 pages of poetry, PLUS bio, acknowledgments, SASE and cover letter with a $15 entry fee. To submit online  please use our online submissions manager: https://finishinglinepress.submittable.com/submit/30098

or mail entry and fee to

Open Chapbook Competition

Finishing Line Press

P O Box 1626

Georgetown, KY 40324


NEW DEADLINE! Postmark Deadline: Sept. 15, 2014 

A self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) with the correct postage must accompany all mailed manuscripts. A SASE is needed for any kind of response, even if the writer does not want the material returned.

A good photocopy of the manuscript or a computer printout, rather than the original, should be sent. Finishing Line Press is not responsible for lost manuscripts.









Leah Maines, Director, leahmaines@aol.com

Christen Kincaid, Sr. Editor, flpbookstore@aol.com

Kevin Maines, Managing Editor, kevinmaines@aol.com

Roxanne Cohen, Kindle Editor, flpasst@gmail.com

Ryan Kincaid, Production Manager, finishingbooks@aol.com

Elizabeth Maines, Graphic Design, lmaines0@gmail.com   

Maureen Baxter, Editorial Asst., finishingbooks@aol.com

Shay McCleavy, Intern, finishingbooks@aol.com

Mimi David, Jeannie Murphy, and Joe Morrison, staff, finishingbooks@aol.com







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