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Robin Becker Series now open

It’s May, and the Robin Becker Chapbook Series is now open for submissions. We’re delighted to announce that this year’s judge will be Julie R. Enszer. Once again, there is no reading fee, so send your best work by May 31: full details here! 

UPDATE: The deadline has been extended to June 16–do not miss your chance to have your work considered for this year’s series.

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New titles for 2016: Ahl, Garilli, Meriam

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.

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.

Keystone Chapbook co-winners selected: Robacker, Schwerer

We’re very excited to announce the co-winners of the 2015 Keystone Chapbook Prize: “R” by Tammy Robacker of Philomath, Oregon, and “Cruel Folklore” by Eric Schwerer of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Both manuscripts will be published in early spring of 2016.

Thanks so much to our guest judge, Deirdre O’Connor. Thank you, as well, to folks who made donations–we truly appreciate your support of this series.

Keystone Chapbook guidelines are up

Guidelines are up for this year’s Keystone Chapbook Prize, which opens March 15 through April 15. You may also request a PDF copy of the current guidelines by email to sevenkitchens at yahoo dot com. This year’s judge will be poet Deirdre O’Connor. We’re looking forward to reading your work!