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Summer Kitchen Series #2: Celeste Gainey

In the land of speculation & seismography: poems by Celeste Gainey. Number 2 in the second volume of our limited-edition Summer Kitchen Series, publishing Monday, July 25. Thanks to a wave of pre-orders, this title sold out quickly, but the last three titles in this year’s series are still available.

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Gainey nearly sold out

Zowie! The pre-orders have flooded in for Celeste Gainey’s chapbook, and right now we have only three two copies left. If you have placed an order through snailmail, please e-mail us immediately and we’ll hold you a copy: sevenkitchens at yahoo dot com. Once our copies are spoken for, you’ll have to contact Celeste about purchasing directly from the author. Also, this means that if you were planning to buy the whole set–all five titles with free shipping–there are only three two chances left to do so.

Thanks for your overwhelming support of this title, and congratulations to Celeste!

June 21 update: That’s it, folks. This title is sold out. Thank you all so much!

Preorder your Summer Kitchen titles now

The links are up and it’s time to pre-order your Summer Kitchen chapbooks. Click on each title below to place your order, or click here to order all five titles with free shipping!

Robin Reagler: Dear Red Airplane

Celeste Gainey: In the land of speculation & seismography

Jonathan Bracker: Civilian Aboard U.S. Navy Ship at Sea

Mary Meriam: The Poet’s Zodiac

Ava Sayaka Rosen: The Express

Summer Kitchen Series preview

Here’s a peek at our upcoming Summer Kitchen Series: five limited-edition chapbooks launching over the months of July and August. We’ll be set up for pre-ordering by this weekend!

Summer Kitchen titles scheduled

It may be snowing like mad up in Minnesota, but here in central PA we’re thinking summer. Specifically, the second hot wave of our Summer Kitchen Series. Here, in the order of their scheduled appearance, are the titles we’re bringing out next July and August (check for updates on individual titles under the “In production” tab):

  • July 11: Robin Reagler, Dear Red Airplane
  • July 21: Celeste Gainey, In the land of speculation & seismography
  • July 30: Jonathan Bracker, Civilian Aboard U.S. Navy Ship at Sea
  • August 11: Mary Meriam, The Poet’s Zodiac
  • August 21: Ava Rosen, The Express

Please join us in welcoming these poets to Seven Kitchens. And just wait till you see the covers!

Robin Becker Chapbook winners announced

The results are in: this year’s guest judge, Eloise Klein Healy, has selected Austin Gray’s “The Mystery of Horses” as the winning manuscript among writers with no previous chapbook publication for this year’s Robin Becker Chapbook Prize. The runner-up manuscript was Celeste Gainey’s “In the Land of Speculation & Seismography.”

From the manuscripts by writers with previous chapbook or book publication, Eloise has selected Christina Hutchins’ “Radiantly We Inhabit the Air.” The runner-up manuscript was Jeremy Halinen’s “Bromide.”

Christina’s chapbook will be published in January 2011, and Austin’s will be published in February 2011.

We want to thank everyone who submitted work and shared the word this year. Special thanks to Eloise Klein Healy for serving as this year’s judge. Next year’s Robin Becker Series has a new reading period: March 1 to April 15, 2011. Please mark your calendars!