Category Archives: Robin Becker Chapbook Series

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.

Taverna book launch: Pittsburgh, 9/3/16

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If you’re in Pittsburgh this weekend, please consider Alison Taverna’s book launch of What Hollywood Taught Me: Saturday, September 3, 7pm at James Simons Studio. If you’re not in Pittsburgh, you can still support WHTM by purchasing your copy here!

Robin Becker Chapbook co-winners selected: Taverna, Shapiro

We’re thrilled to announce the co-winners of the 2015 Robin Becker Chapbook Prize: “What Hollywood Taught Me” by Alison Taverna and “Fifty Degrees” by Gregg Shapiro. Both manuscripts will be published late this spring.

Thanks so much to our guest judge, Ching-In Chen. The next reading period for the Robin Becker Series will be May 1 – May 31, 2016.

Robin Becker Chapbook Prize open through June 15

Submissions are currently open for this year’s Robin Becker Chapbook Prize. Read the full guidelines here. No reading fee. Two manuscripts selected. This year’s judge is Ching-In Chen. If sending by mail, please note our new address in Loveland, Ohio.

Send your best work now!

Doug Paul Case wins Robin Becker Chapbook Prize

Something to Hide My Face In, by Doug Paul Case, has been selected as the winner of the Robin Becker Chapbook Prize. Doug’s chapbook will be published in February, 2015.

The series will recommence next year, after its 2014 hiatus, with one major change to the submission guidelines: no reading fee. (Donations will, of course, be happily accepted.)

Please join us in congratulating Doug and thanking all the poets who shared their work with us.

David J Daniels: New chapbook release

Daniels_INDECENCY_web coverIndecency, the new chapbook by David J. Daniels, officially comes out tomorrow, October 15. Co-winner of the 2012 Robin Becker Chapbook Prize, selected by Elena Georgiou, and published in a limited edition of 200 copies. Order yours here.

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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