Author Archives: Seven Kitchens Press

ReBound Series is open

We are currently accepting submissions for the ReBound Series, which brings a wider readership to out-of-print chapbooks by printing them in snazzy, new, editions. Anyone may nominate an out-of-print chapbook, and you also have the opportunity to write an introductory preface to the new edition. Full guidelines are here. You can also browse (and order!) any of the titles in this important series. 

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Cover preview: Alec Hershman, The Egg Goes Under

Here’s a peek at the proof copy going out today of Alec Hershman’s The Egg Goes Under, number one in this year’s Summer Kitchen Series. Only 24 copies will be available from the press (only 49 copies will be printed), so get ready to order yours!
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New release: JeFF Stumpo, El Océano y la Serpiente / The Ocean and the Serpent

Stumpo_OceanSerpiente_COVER 01C PalatinoWe’re thrilled to announce the release of JeFF Stumpo’s El Océano y la Serpiente / The Ocean and the Serpent, Number 7 in our ReBound Series. Originally published in 2004 by Zenane Independent Media and printed by Tabula Rasa Press, this new edition has been long in the works. Get your copy here.

Cover preview: Diane LeBlanc, This Space for Message

LeBlanc_This Space for Message_cover 01We are thrilled to unveil a preview of Diane LeBlanc’s forthcoming chapbook, This Space for Message, number 4 in volume three of the Seven Kitchens Press Editor’s Series. 

Many, many thanks to Guillermo Filice Castro for the use of his photograph, “Blue I Love You,” for the (gorgeous) cover. 

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.