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!

ReBound Series is now open

Entries are now being considered for the (revived!) ReBound Series. Have a cherished copy of an out-of-print chapbook? Would you like to see it back in  print in a select new edition? Consider nominating it for the ReBound Series. Our fall reading period is open until October 15. Full guidelines are here

Rane Arroyo Chapbook co-winners selected: Golden, Gomez

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. 

New Becker titles: Taverna, Shapiro

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.

New Keystone titles: Schwerer, Robacker

Please welcome two new poets into the Keystone Chapbook Series: Eric Schwerer’s chapbook, Cruel Folkloreand Tammy Robacker’s collection, Rwere both selected by Deirdre O’Connor as co-winners of the Keystone Chapbook Prize, and both have been released this month. Please click the titles to find out more and order your copies!

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.