2016 is shaping up to be a huge year for Seven Kitchens, and I’m thrilled to announce that the Editor’s Series will include new chapbooks from Liz Ahl and Dakota Garilli. Liz’s collection, Home Economics, is due out midsummer, and Dakota’s Call It Something Different is scheduled for an August release. Both titles were finalists for this year’s Robin Becker Chapbook Prize.
The hot, limited-edition Summer Kitchen Series will return this year, and we’ll lead off with a new chapbook from Mary Meriam: The Lesbian is due out in July, and you’re not going to want to miss your chance at one of only 49 copies.
We’re delighted to announce the newest chapbook in our Editor’s Series: Scatter, Feed by Ellen McGrath Smith. Check out the terrific cover art by Tony Fitzpatrick.
Official release date is October 10. Order yours now right here!
Closing out the busy month of August and leaping into an even busier September, please celebrate with us the release of Sheila Squillante’s new chapbook, In This Dream of My Father. Number 2.09 in our Editor’s Series, with gorgeous cover art by Paul Bilger. Here’s the shortlink:
You Could Learn a Lot, poems by RJ Gibson, officially launched this weekend. It’s Number 8 in Volume Two of our Editor’s Series and features a cover designed by the author. Many thanks to the folks who preordered: I’m working on getting your copies out this week!
Mistakes with Strangers, the new chapbook by Jeff Oaks, is officially published today! Number 7 in Volume Two of our Editor’s Series and hot on the heels of A.V. Christie’s The Wonders, which came out July 1, we (I) are (am) folding, cutting, and sewing a big ol’ batch of preordered copies–thank you, everyone!–and will have all those out by this weekend. Then it’s a merry-go-round assembly of several titles by Steven Alvarez, Christina Pacosz, Kevin McLellan, Christina Hutchins, Will Woolfitt, Dave Bonta, Heather Burns, Jeffery Ethan Lee. . . you get the picture: we need volunteers/ interns/ elves. If anyone knows anyone in the area who’d like to help assemble chapbooks and talk poetry, drop me a line (ron dot mohring at gmail dot com). And thank you, thank you all, for helping Seven Kitchens hang together through seven years and sixty (!) chapbooks.
The newest release in our Editor’s Series, David Eye’s chapbook is here at last. Read a sample poem and order your copy here.
Just checked in on the Kickstarter campaign to support the November 7 performance of Ed Madden’s My Father’s House set to music by Paddy Dover: the campaign has met its $3500 goal and is still going strong! Please help support this unique event.