New release: Jonathan Bracker, Attending Junior High (Editor’s Series)

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Our second title of 2020 is Jonathan Bracker’s Attending Junior High, Number 6 in Volume Four of our Editor’s Series. Bracker’s second collection from Seven Kitchens Press, these poems examine adolescence, peer pressure, and queer identity in 1940s America. Available now

Summer teaser

What do Jeff Oaks, Daniel Nathan Terry, Guillermo Castro, Ed Madden, Robin Reagler, Jonathan Bracker, Mary Meriam, Christina Pacosz, Liz Ahl, John Keene, Alec Hershman, and Susan Austin have in common? –They all published limited-edition chapbooks in our Summer Kitchen Series, yeah. But they ALSO went on to publish with us again!

Get your foot in the screen(ing) door: we’ll be selecting two manuscripts this February for inclusion in this year’s Summer Kitchen Series. You’ve got a month to get ready!

New release: Reilly D. Cox, The Death of Sargon the Gardener (Editor’s Series)

Cox_Death of Sargon the Gardener_CVRSeven Kitchens Press closes out 2019 with the publication of 24 new chapbooks, and we’re thrilled to announce our first title of 2020: The Death of Sargon the Gardener by Reilly D. Cox, Number 5 in Volume Four of our Editor’s Series. Officially available on January 4, but you can preview (and order) it here.

New titles selected: Keystone Chapbook Series

We’re delighted to announce the selection of two manuscripts for the Keystone Chapbook Series: from this year’s entries, Steve Bellin-Oka and Ron Mohring have selected Orchard Light by Julie Swarstad Johnson, currently of Tucson, AZ, and Madagascar by Don Hogle, currently of New York, NY. Both chapbooks will be published this spring.

New release: Phoebe Reeves, The Gardener and the Garden (Editor’s Series)

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We attended a local poetry reading at the Miami Township Public Library this spring, where Phoebe Reeves read some poems from a book-length manuscript she was working on called “The Gardener & the Garden.” The poems stayed with us, and later, when asked if she might consider publishing a chapbook-length version of her project, Phoebe enthusiastically agreed. We are happy to present The Gardener & the Garden, Number 4 in Volume Four of the Seven Kitchens Press Editor’s Series, with original artwork by Ursula Murray Husted. Get your copy here

Reading period has closed for the Rane Arroyo Series

We received over 100 manuscripts for the Rane Arroyo Chapbook Series! Thanks to everyone who sent work. Please allow a few days for us to comb through everything and double-check that all your titles are posted on our Manuscripts Received page. Dan and Ron have some winter reading to do!

New release: Oliver Baez Bendorf, The Gospel According to X (Rane Arroyo Series)

We’re so happy to release the 12th title in our Rane Arroyo Series: The Gospel According to X, by Oliver Baez Bendorf, featuring two alternate covers by Kim Charles Kay. Get your copy here!