Definition of chapbook
: a small book containing ballads, poems, tales, or tracts
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Participants will work with Trentham and each other in groups and individual conferences to write and revise poems that will be the basis for a chapbook.
The chapbook ends optimistically in the borough of Brooklyn, where the young speaker lives happily, sometimes seen in the neighborhood eating bagels with friends and writing new poems.
The other was Bill Knott, an obscure but equally intriguing figure: a poet, artist, and illustrator, who penned several books, leaflets, chapbooks, and broadsides, along with, years later, blog posts and comment-section diatribes.
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Origin and Etymology of chapbook
chapman + book
First Known Use: 1798See Words from the same year
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