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.

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.

New release: Hayden Saunier, Field Trip to the Underworld [Keystone Series]

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We’re delighted to announce the long-awaited release of Hayden Saunier’s new chapbook, Field Guide to the Underworld. Read a sample poem and order your copy here.

Rane Arroyo Chapbook Series is open for submissions

After a couple of delays–sorry!–the guidelines are up for the Rane Arroyo Chapbook Series. This series is open to all poets, so polish up that manuscript and send it in before the November 30 deadline. There’s no reading fee this year! Your humble readers are Eduardo C. Corral and Ron Mohring, and we’re so excited to continue this series.