Category Archives: author updates

Breakdown: Banjo Poems by Dave Bonta

We’re so very happy to bring out Dave Bonta’s new collection, Breakdown: Banjo Poems, Number Nine in the Keystone Chapbook Series, selected by Sascha Feinstein. We love, love the superb cover art by Steven Sherrill. Orders are now being taken through Paypal or by query to sevenkitchens at yahoo dot com. Please join us in congratulating Dave!

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Sneak peek: Dave Bonta, Breakdown: Banjo Poems

Dave Bonta’s chapbook, Breakdown: Banjo Poems, is co-winner of the 2011 Keystone Chapbook Prize and will be released September 21 as Number 9 in the series. Here’s a preview of the cover, featuring original art by Steven Sherrill:

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Sneak Peek: David Daniels, Indecency

David J. Daniels’ chapbook, Indecency, is co-winner of the 2012 Robin Becker Prize and will be released October 15 as Number 9 in the series. We’re thrilled to give you a preview of the gorgeous cover, designed by John Tiedemann and Lauren Picard:

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Sneak Peek: Lisa Sewell’s Long Corridor

Among the titles currently in production and slated for release over the next few months is a re-boot of Lisa Sewell’s Long Corridor. The original was selected by G.C. Waldrep as co-winner of the 2008 Keystone Chapbook Prize. I’ve re-set the chapbook into a fresh, new edition that will come out on October 1. More information, including a link to order your copy, will be posted soon. Meanwhile, here’s a peek at the new cover: 

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Ed Madden – My Father’s House – pre-order yours!

We’re so happy to announce the imminent release of Ed Madden’s My Father’s House (Editor’s Series #2.04) on April 21. Help us celebrate Ed’s beautiful poems by pre-ordering your copy now!

Catch & Release release: D. Gilson’s chapbook available now

Oh, yeah, it’s here: Catch & Release by D. Gilson, co-winner of the Robin Becker Chapbook Prize, officially comes out tomorrow but all the links are up and humming, so go get yours tonight!

Christina Pacosz launches Summer Kitchen Series tomorrow!

We’re delighted to launch our third annual Summer Kitchen Series with the release of How to Measure the Darkness by Christina Pacosz. This is a limited-edition series; some copies are still available. Get the full details here.

Congratulations, Christina!

David J. Daniels, Breakfast in the Suburbs

We’re delighted to announce that David J. Daniels’ chapbook, Breakfast in the Suburbs, will be released on August 1. Please check back soon for more details and a link to order your copy. Meanwhile, please enjoy this preview of the wonderful cover art & design by Kim Manajek & Ben Griswold of spatialpoetics!

And please join us in congratulating David on the news that D.A. Powell has selected his full-length manuscript, Clean, for the Four Way Books Intro Prize!

April 29: Memorial Reading for Louis McKee: Philadelphia

 

Memorial Reading for Poet/Teacher Louis McKee
 
The Fox Chase Reading Series will hold a memorial reading in honor of Northeast Philadelphia Poet and Father Judge High School teacher Louis McKee. Mr. McKee passed away on November 21, 2012. The event will be held on April 29th, 1:30pm-3:30pm at Ryerss Museum and Library in Fox Chase, 7370 Central Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. Seventeen collections of McKee’s poetry were published over his lifetime. Father Judge Graduates, The Sun Bear Trio and Poet Steve Delia will open the event followed by the presentation of a Pennsylvania State Citation by State Representative Michael McGeehan in honor of Mr. McKee.The second half of the event will feature poets reading the poems of Louis McKee. Friends, Poets and former students are invited to join the memorial sharing memories of Mr. McKee. For more information please visit: Northeast Philadelphia Memorial for Poet/Teacher Louis McKee

Kudos to our poets

Our hats are off to 7KP poet Christina Hutchins, whose full-length collection, The Stranger Dissolves, is a finalist for the Publishing Triangle’s Audre Lorde Award. Good luck, Christina!

And congrats to Catherine Staples, whose gorgeous chapbook, Never a Note Forfeit, has just gone into its fourth printing!