Crafting a Small Poetry Collection

How to Select Poems for a Chapbook

Holly Lyn Walrath
Jan 26 · 6 min read
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Chapbooks are small, but mighty.

I love chapbooks. They’re in some ways the ideal form in which to publish and read poems. You can read 19 poems in a way you can’t sit down and read 60 to 70 pages of poems.

— Robert Morgan

Chapbooks

Selecting Poems for a Chapbook

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I'm a writer, editor, and poet. Find me online at www.hlwalrath.com.

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