We’re thrilled to announce the co-winners of the 2015 Rane Arroyo Chapbook Prize: “Aristotle’s Lantern” by Sierra Golden of Seattle, Washington and “A Short Tablature of Loss” by Rodney Gomez of Brownsville, Texas. Both manuscripts will be published this fall. Runners-up this year were MK Sukach, for “Hypothetically Speaking,” and Thomas Alan Holmes, for “Medievalist and I.” Our thanks to everyone who sent in manuscripts.
The next reading period for the Rane Arroyo Series will be November 1 – December 16, 2016.
At this time we’d also like to extend our deep gratitude to Eduardo Corral, who is concluding his term as co-editor of this series.
We’re closing out the month of May with two more chapbooks! Alison Taverna’s What Hollywood Taught Me and Gregg Shapiro’s Fifty Degrees were selected by Ching-In Chen as co-winners of the Robin Becker Chapbook Prize, and both are now available for ordering!
The reading period for this year’s Robin Becker Prize has been extended to June 16, so get those manuscripts in. This year’s judge is Julie R. Enszer.
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.
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 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.
We’re so very happy to offer the newest title in the Rane Arroyo Chapbook Series: Matthew Wimberley’s Snake Mountain Almanac. Check it out here.
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.
Something to Hide My Face In, the newest title in our Robin Becker Chapbook Series, officially drops tomorrow, March 31, but you can check it out and order your copy now! Please join us in congratulating Doug Paul Case!
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!
We’re braving the snow, the bitter cold, and the spotty internet access to jumpstart March like a lion! First up is Walking Off the Map, the new chapbook from Kate Fox. It’s number eleven in volume two of our Editor’s Series and you can get it here!
Check back mid-month for number ten in the Robin Becker Series, Sarah B. Wiseman’s Portraits. We’ll also open the Keystone Chapbook Series for submissions on March 15–this year’s judge will be poet Deirdre O’Connor.
And we’ll close out March with number eleven in the Robin Becker Series, the much-anticipated Something to Hide My Face In by Doug Paul Case.
April will bring Matthew Wimberly’s gorgeous Snake Mountain Almanac as the newest release in our Rane Arroyo Series.
Thanks so much for your support of these poets and of Seven Kitchens Press!