Welcome to Finishing Line Press

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


ATTN: FINISHING LINE PRESS AUTHORS: We now have a direct line for ordering books.  

For author orders, bookstore orders, or for bulk orders of 10 or more copies, please call us directly at 502-603-0670 or email us at AuthorBookOrders@finishinglinepress.com.




 For reprint permissions please contact 

Frederick T. Courtright, President, The Permissions Company, Inc. at





If you can't find the title you are looking for, try our Amazon store:   http://www.amazon.com/gp/shops/storefront/index.html?ie=UTF8&marketplaceID=ATVPDKIKX0DER&sellerID=A2LXC5ZHHP0WXP    


If you are having trouble ordering from our site or need to contact us, please email us at FLPBookstore@aol.com.

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

Please leave a message and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.



2015 Finishing Line Press Open Chapbook Competition


A prize of $1,000 and publication for a chapbook-length poetry collectionin print edition. 

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 30 pages of poetry, PLUS bio, acknowledgments, SASE and cover letter with a $15 entry fee per manuscript submission. 

To submit online  https://finishinglinepress.submittable.com/submit/44262 

or mail entry and $15 fee to

Open Chapbook Competition

Finishing Line Press

P O Box 1626

Georgetown, KY 40324


NEW DEADLINE! Postmark Deadline: October 31, 2015

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.





The new issue of Finishing Line Press' partner publication Levure Littéraire is now online.  Issue 10 http://levurelitteraire.com/

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/ 




 FOR BOOK ORDERS PLEASE EMAIL CHRIS AT flpbookstore@aol.com,  

or for bulk orders, author orders or bookstore orders, please call us directly at 502-603-0670.  


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, Jennifer Winebrenner, and Joe Morrison, staff, finishingbooks@aol.com







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