What is a bindle, you might ask? Well, it is our logo, and can generally be understood as: "a bundle, usually of bedding and other possessions, carried by a hobo, an itinerant worker whose main impetus is travel, the love of the journey above the actual destination."

the details

Send us your poetry and/or fiction via the link below between December 1 and December 31, 2017! We are looking for writing that travels across the page, pops neurons, challenges comfort zones, and nudges readers toward nomadic, imagery laden adventures.  

Poetry: 2-3 poems (10 pages or less)

Fiction: 2,500 words max

All submissions will be read by two guest judges for fiction and two guest judges for poetry. 

The winner will be announced on February 1, 2018, paid $150, and published in the Nomadic Press Journal

the Cost

$10 per submission via Submittable. 

The guest Judges

We are ecstatic to welcome the following guest judges to read the poetry and fiction entries to our inaugural Bindle Award:

Tongo Eisen-Martin (poetry)

Arisa White (poetry)

Maxine Chernoff (fiction)

Laura Albert (a.k.a. JT LeRoy) (fiction)

Submit Your Work by clicking Here