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A small book or pamphlet containing poems, ballads, stories, or religious tracts.

[chap(man) + book (so called because it was originally sold by chapmen).]


(Historical Terms) a book of popular ballads, stories, etc, formerly sold by chapmen or pedlars



a small book or pamphlet of tales, ballads, tracts, or poems.
[1790–1800; chap (as in chapman) + book]
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Franco's chapbook has a vision of power that is at the center of these poems, a power both generative and frightening, self-consuming and bracing.
Stewart and Meikle were not the only booksellers to adopt this practice, but the Glasgow firms of Brash and Reid and Cameron and Murdoch (and, after 1798, John Murdoch on his own) equally issued well-printed chapbook versions of poems.
The Worcester Women's Project presents for its annual Women in Print event, an evening with local children's author CJ Posk, whose work both sparks the interest and curiosity of children, as well as sharing her love for the city of Worcester; poet Susan Elizabeth Sweeney, author of the chapbook "Hand Me Down,'' which examines things left behind; and Patricia A.
Poet Amanda Powell, who teaches Spanish and Latin American literature and translation at the University of Oregon, will read from her recent chapbook, "Prowler.
Her latest chapbook, Neruda Nights, has just been nominated for a Pushcart.
Young of Jersey City, New Jersey, has been named co-winner of the 2014 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award for his third poetry collection, “Living in the Counterpoint.
Going Wrong is a chapbook collection of brief, free-verse poetry by poet laureate and teacher Marilyn L.
A man who uses the spoken word as his instrument, "Ether" is a chapbook of poetry from Robert Darlington, who has been doing poetry and lyrics for over three decades.
A Sandy Grave" is a tween chapbook mystery about three young friends' discovery of thieves caught poaching the teeth from a beached whale carcass.
Panama-born creative writer and poet Karen Rigby presents Savage Machinery, a flat-spined chapbook of free-verse lyrics describing the flawed, impure world of today.
LOS ANGELES, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab (BPAL) presents "Snow, Glass, Apples," a numbered, limited edition chapbook of Neil Gaiman's acclaimed short story, with new art by Julie Dillon.
illustrated a chapbook, Orpheus and Eurydice: Before the Descent