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Doug Paul Case wins Robin Becker Chapbook Prize

Something to Hide My Face In, by Doug Paul Case, has been selected as the winner of the Robin Becker Chapbook Prize. Doug’s chapbook will be published in February, 2015.

The series will recommence next year, after its 2014 hiatus, with one major change to the submission guidelines: no reading fee. (Donations will, of course, be happily accepted.)

Please join us in congratulating Doug and thanking all the poets who shared their work with us.

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Catch & Release release: D. Gilson’s chapbook available now

Oh, yeah, it’s here: Catch & Release by D. Gilson, co-winner of the Robin Becker Chapbook Prize, officially comes out tomorrow but all the links are up and humming, so go get yours tonight!

Two weeks remain: Get those Becker chapbooks in!

In just over two weeks–April 15–the submission period will close for the 4th annual Robin Becker Chapbook Prize. Spread the word! Order a prize-winning title! Send us your work! We’d love to make this the biggest year yet for the Becker Prize. Thanks so much for your continued support.

Full guidelines here: https://sevenkitchenspress.wordpress.com/series-guidelines/guidelines-the-robin-becker-chapbook-prize/

Judith Barrington to judge Robin Becker Prize

We’re thrilled to announce that Judith Barrington will judge this year’s Robin Becker Chapbook Prize. Judith is the author of three poetry collections, a prizewinning memoir, and a text on writing literary memoir. The poetry books are: Horses and the Human Soul, History and Geography, and Trying to be an Honest Woman. She has also recorded a CD of selected poems titled Harvest. Prose books are: Lifesaving: A Memoir (winner of the Lambda Book Award and finalist for the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the Memoir), and Writing the Memoir: From Truth to Art which is used in numerous writing programs. Most recently, she has published two poetry chapbooks: Postcard from the Bottom of the Sea (8th Mountain Press) and Lost Lands (selected by Robin Becker as winner of the inaugural Robin Becker Chapbook Prize).

The reading period for the Robin Becker Prize is March 1 – April 15; complete guidelines are posted here.