Author Archives: Seven Kitchens Press

ReBound Series will open August 1

We’re looking forward to reading your nominations for the ReBound Series, which showcases out-of-print chapbooks in snazzy, new editions in order to bring them to a wider readership. This series depends on you, Dear Readers, so please take a moment to browse your bookshelves and let us know which out-of-print chapbooks you think deserve new life! The fall reading period is August 1 through September 15, and you can find full guidelines here.

 

Seeking co-editor: The Keystone Chapbook Series

Dear Readers:

Seven Kitchens Press is seeking a dedicated individual to serve as co-editor of the Keystone Chapbook Series. Must be ___________ and ____________________. (I’ve written and erased this sentence twenty times. If you know what the Keystone Chapbook Series is, send an e-mail to sevenkitchenspress at gmail dot com and tell me why you’d love to help develop and champion this series.)

We pay in chapbooks and abiding love. For independent literature.

I would love to hear from you.

Keystone Chapbook selection: Erin Murphy

Huge thanks to Ellen McGrath Smith for selecting Erin Murphy’s manuscript as the next title in our Keystone Chapbook Series. Erin’s chapbook, “Remorse Code,” is a series of demi-sonnets (a form she invented); her previous book of demi-sonnets, Word Problemswas released in 2010. “Remorse Code” will be published this fall.

Manuscripts are currently being considered for the 2017 Keystone Chapbook Series; full guidelines are available here.

 

Keystone Chapbook Series is open

Manuscripts are now being accepted for the 2017 Keystone Chapbook Series, showcasing Pennsylvania poets. This series was launched in 2007 with the founding of Seven Kitchens Press and the publication of Underground Singing by Harry Humes. Full guidelines are available here. We would love to read your chapbook!

Robin Becker Chapbook Series is open

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Calling all LGBTQ poets: the Robin Becker Chapbook Series is open. Please send your best work now through May 15! This year’s judge is Nickole Brown. Complete guidelines may be found here

UPDATE: We’re thrilled to announce that Crystal Boson will be co-editor of this series.

Two new titles in the Rane Arroyo Series: Sierra Golden and Rodney Gomez

We’re thrilled to announce the release of two new chapbooks in the Rane Arroyo Series: Aristotle’s Lantern by Sierra Golden, and A Short Tablature of Loss by Rodney Gomez. Please check them out–orders will begin shipping March 31–and please join us in congratulating Sierra and Rodney!

New release: Wives’ Tales by Marjorie Maddox

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Today marks the release of the newest title in our Editor’s Series: Wives’ Tales by Marjorie Maddox. Get your copy here!

update: Marjorie will be reading from her new chapbook on Tuesday, February 21 at 7 p.m. in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts [Penn State-Altoona]. More details here.