Our third title of the year is Yakov Azriel’s Shadow in the Closet, a compelling sequence of formal sonnets selected by series editor Steve Bellin-Oka as Number 28 in our Robin Becker Series. Some of these poems originally appeared in Mark Ward’s journal Impossible Archetype. We are so happy to publish the entire collection. Please join us in welcoming Yakov to the Seven Kitchens family.
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Erica Charis-Molling, How We Burn (Robin Becker Series)
Please join us in celebrating the release of Erica Charis-Molling’s chapbook, How We Burn, selected by series editor Steve Bellin-Oka as #26 in the Robin Becker Series. Order your copy here!
Nora Hikari, GIRL 2.0 (Robin Becker Series)
Please join us in celebrating the release of our newest chapbook: selected by series editor Steve Bellin-Oka, Nora Hikari’s GIRL 2.0 is Number 25 in the Robin Becker Chapbook Series, and our 168th chapbook. Read a sample poem and order your copy here.
Robin Becker titles selected: Hikari, Kraines, Charis-Molling
We are thrilled to announce the newest selections for our Robin Becker Series. Our series editor, Steve Bellin-Oka, and his editorial assistants, Halsey Heyer and Rocky Halpern, have selected three manuscripts for publication. Hearty congratulations to Nora Hikari, for Girl 2.0; Dan Kraines, for Licht; and Erica Charis-Molling, for How We Burn. Their chapbooks will be published this coming winter in hand-sewn editions of 100 copies, and each poet will receive 25 copies plus 10 review copies.
We hope you will support these poets by purchasing and reading their work. Review copies will be available; please email email@example.com for details.
We will again read manuscripts for the Robin Becker Series from April 1 – May 15 of 2022.
Robin Becker Series: We are very open
We are very excited to announce that Steve Bellin-Oka has taken the wheel as editor of the Robin Becker Chapbook Series, which opens for your wonderful queer manuscripts tomorrow, April 1, through May 15. Send us your darlings, darlings. Make us swoon. Full guidelines are here.
New titles selected: Keystone Chapbook Series
We’re delighted to announce the selection of two manuscripts for the Keystone Chapbook Series: from this year’s entries, Steve Bellin-Oka and Ron Mohring have selected Orchard Light by Julie Swarstad Johnson, currently of Tucson, AZ, and Madagascar by Don Hogle, currently of New York, NY. Both chapbooks will be published this spring.
Keystone Series selections
Keystone Chapbook Series editors Steve Bellin-Oka and Ron Mohring are delighted to announce the selection of two manuscripts: “Feed” by Emily Mohn-Slate, and “Bloodfish” by Jennifer Jackson Berry, both of Pittsburgh. Both chapbooks will be published in spring of 2019. Please join us in congratulating Emily and Jennifer!
Keystone Series is open
We are (very) open: if you’re a poet with Pennsylvania connections, please send your manuscript to the Keystone Chapbook Series, our longest-running imprint. Co-editors Steve Bellin-Oka and Ron Mohring are looking forward to reading your work. We’ll consider chapbook manuscripts through July 15. Full guidelines are here.
Keystone Chapbooks selected: Burnham, Varner
Please join us in congratulating Deborah Burnham and William Varner, whose manuscripts have been selected for the Keystone Chapbook Series!
Deborah’s previous chapbook, Still, was published as Number 2 in this series and we are delighted to publish more of her work. Her new chapbook, Among the Other Dead, will be Number 15 in the Keystone Series.
William Varner’s first chapbook, Leaving Erebus, will be Number 16 in the series. William grew up in York, PA, and now lives in Maine.
Both chapbooks will publish in summer of 2018.
Many thanks to this year’s judge, Marjorie Maddox, author of What She Was Saying (Fomite Press) and of the chapbook, Wives’ Tales (Seven Kitchens Press). And special thanks to Steve Bellin-Oka, who came aboard this year to serve as co-editor of this series.
Summer Kitchen Series #3: Steve Bellin-Oka | Dead Letter Office at North Atlantic Station
We are closing out August with the remaining three titles in our limited-edition Summer Kitchen Series. Announcing Number 3 in this year’s series, Dead Letter Office at North Atlantic Station by Steve Bellin-Oka. Only 24 copies will be sold by the press; the author gets the other 25.