It’s February, and we are very open: calling all poets and readers of poetry to nominate your favorite out-of-print chapbooks for publication in fresh, new editions through the Seven Kitchens Press ReBound Series. This window closes on March 15, so click on over to the guidelines and send us your favorite chapbooks!
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.
We’re ringing in the new year with a belated announcement: the publication of Midwinter Fires by Jeffery Beam. Originally published by French Broad Press in 1990, this new edition features an introduction by Joe Donahue and is Number Six in our ReBound Series. Please join us in congratulating Jeffery & welcoming him to the Seven Kitchens family.
Official publication date: December 27, 2011 [125 copies]
14 pages; $ 7.00
We’re proud to announce the forthcoming publication ofNoMatter by Louis McKee. Originally published by Pig in a Poke Press in 1987, this new edition features an introduction by Joseph Farley and is Number Five in our ReBound Series. Please join us in congratulating Lou & welcoming him to the Seven Kitchens family.
Official publication date: November 21, 2011 [125 copies]
27 pages; $ 7.00
We are now accepting submissions for the 2011 ReBound Series, which publishes out-of-print chapbooks in snazzy new editions. Current titles in the series are, in order of release, Notes from the Red Zone by Christina Pacosz, Ordinances by Naomi Lazard, Letter to Frank O’Hara by Steve Turtell, and Slow to Burn by Collin Kelley. Two additional titles will be released in November and December: No Matter by Louis McKee, and Midwinter Fires by Jeffery Beam.
Slow to Burn: poems by Collin Kelley. Number Four in the ReBound Series. Originally published by Metromania Press in 2006; published in a new second edition with an introduction by Karen Head. Please join us in congratulating Collin as we celebrate the reissue of his chapbook on August 4!
Please join us in congratulating the winner of this year’s ReBound Chapbook Prize, Steve Turtell, for his chapbook Letter to Frank O’Hara (P & Q Press, 2000). Steve’s chapbook will be brought out in a fresh, new edition on February 14, 2011. (Yeah, we thought that would be a nice valentine to Frank O’Hara.) More news about Steve and his chapbook will be posted here on his author page.
We are triply excited to announce that three more titles in the ReBound Series will come out next year: Jeffrey Beam‘s Midwinter Fires (French Broad Press, 1990); Louis McKee‘s No Matter (Pig in a Poke Press, 1987); and Collin Kelley‘s Slow to Burn (MetroMania Press, 2006). [Click on author’s name for more details and updates as we move ahead.]
Congratulations to all four poets and deepest thanks to all who have supported this vital project by spreading the word, nominating outstanding chapbooks, and purchasing titles in this series. We couldn’t do it without you.