Category Archives: Robin Becker Series

Sold out: Daniel Barnum’s Names for Animals

The initial print run of Daniel Barnum’s Names for Animals has officially sold out. All copies have been mailed as of today. 

We will offer a second printing of 80 copies late in June. Thank you for your overwhelming support for this poet and their marvelous work.

Queer Open Window: We are now reading for the Robin Becker Chapbook Series

It’s April. You’ve got poems, and we want to read them! Now considering manuscripts for the annual Robin Becker Chapbook Series, seeking to publish the very best poetry by LGBTQ+ writers. We are working harder than ever to reach out to underrepresented poets and invite them to submit their writing. Full guidelines here: https://sevenkitchenspress.com/series-guidelines/guidelines-the-robin-becker-chapbook-prize/

Robin Becker chapbook selected: Daniel Barnum

It’s our pleasure to announce the next title forthcoming in the Robin Becker Chapbook Series: Names for Animals, by Daniel Barnum of Columbus, Ohio. The 22nd title in this series, Names for Animals will be published this winter by Seven Kitchens Press.

Daniel Barnum was dreamed up in a desert, raised in a forest, and now lives and writes in Columbus, Ohio. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets and The Ohio State University. His poems, essays, and translation works are forthcoming from or have appeared in Cutthroat, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Quarter After Eight, Notre Dame Review, RHINO, Barrow Street, Ninth Letter, and elsewhere. He currently serves as the associate managing editor for The Journal, and poetry editor of The White Elephant. Names for Animals is his first chapbook.

New release: Patrick Kindig, all the catholic gods (Robin Becker Series)

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Patrick’s new chapbook, all the catholic gods, is Number 21 in the Robin Becker Series and completes this year’s trio of titles in the series. Check out a sample poem and get your copy here!

New release: Alec Hershman, Permanent and Wonderful Storage (Robin Becker Series)

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Our fifth chapbook release of 2019, Alec Hershman’s Permanent and Wonderful Storage is #19 in our Robin Becker Series and features gorgeous cover art by Rick Beerhorst. Read more and order your copy here.

New release: Chris Philpot, The Way to the Citadel [Robin Becker Series]

Philpot_The Way to the Citadel_webPlease join us in congratulating Chris Philpot on the release of his new chapbook, The Way to the Citadel, selected by Nickole Brown as Number 18 in the Robin Becker Chapbook Series. Full details may be found here.

New release: David J. Bauman | Angels & Adultery

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We’re so proud to announce the publication of Angels & Adultery by David J. Bauman, selected by Nickole Brown as Number 17 in the Robin Becker Series. 

Read more about David’s chapbook here.

Becker Series closes today

This is the last day to send in your chapbook for the Robin Becker Series. I will be checking remotely (currently on vacation), so it may be an extra day before all entries are posted.

Chapbook orders (thank you!) will be filled when I return home this weekend. I’m trying to stay off the interwebs as much as possible until then.

–Ron