Tag Archives: Summer Kitchen Series

New chapbook release: David Troupes, Trespasses (Summer Kitchen Series)

We’re closing out August with the fifth title in our Summer Kitchen Series, Trespasses by David Troupes. Only 24 copies are available from the press; the other 25 belong to the author. Get yours now!

September 2 update: This chapbook has sold out. Thank you!

New chapbook release: Jennifer Polson Peterson, Must Resemble Leisure (Summer Kitchen Series)

The heat is still on as we celebrate the fourth title in our Summer Kitchen Series, Must Resemble Leisure by Jennifer Polson Peterson. Only 24 copies are available from the press; the other 25 belong to the author. Get yours now!

New chapbook release: Jeff Tigchelaar, Prayed on at the Y (Summer Kitchen Series)

Our August releases are on fire! The third title in our Summer Kitchen Series, Prayed on at the Y by Jeff Tigchelaar, was released August 19 and we are already out of copies. Only 24 copies were available from the press; the other 25 belong to the author.

August 21 update: This chapbook has sold out. Thank you!

New chapbook release: Susan M. Craig, Hush (Summer Kitchen Series)

Our August releases continue with the second title in our hot, limited-edition Summer Kitchen Series: Hush by Susan M. Craig is #2 in Volume Ten of this series. Only 24 copies are available from the press; the other 25 belong to the author.

August 15 update: This chapbook has sold out. Thank you!

New chapbook release: Joshua Davis, Reversal Spells in Blue and Black (Summer Kitchen Series)

What better month than August to launch our hot, limited-edition Summer Kitchen Series? First up is Reversal Spells in Blue and Black by Joshua Davis, selected as #1 in Volume Ten of this series. Joshua’s chapbook launches officially on August 9. Only 24 copies are available from the press; the other 25 belong to the author.

August 9 update: This chapbook has sold out. Thank you!

Summer Kitchen Series is open

We’re kicking off the new year and throwing open the window for entries to our limited-edition Summer Kitchen Series: now through January 31, send us your poetry manuscripts. Previous poets selected for this series include Crystal Boson, Mary Meriam, Ed Madden, Guillermo Castro, and Steve Bellin-Oka–see the full list and complete guidelines here.

New title release: Lisa Hammond, Lily Watch

We’re thrilled to release the fourth and final chapbook in our not-quite-on-schedule Summer Kitchen Series: Lily Watch by Lisa Hammond is now available!

The Summer Kitchen Series features limited-edition titles: only 24 of the 49 copies produced of each title will be sold by the press; the other copies go directly to the poets.

Please join us in celebrating Lisa’s new work!

New titles released: Claeys/Goepfert, DiPietro, Morris

We’re very happy to release three chapbooks this weekend from our long-delayed Summer Kitchen Series: This Hard Business of Living by Patrice Boyer Claeys and Gail Goepfert, And Walk Through by Anthony DiPietro, and Abide by Ellen Birkett Morris are now available as #1, #2, and #3 in Volume 9 of our series. The 4th title, Lily Watch by Lisa Hammond, will be released the first week of November.

These are limited-edition titles: only 24 of the 49 copies produced of each title will be sold by the press; the other copies go directly to the poets.

Please join us in celebrating these poets and their work!

2021 Summer Kitchen Chapbook selections

We’re delighted to announce the lineup for the 2021 Summer Kitchen Series, consisting of six poets and five chapbooks. Thank you to everyone who sent in manuscripts for consideration this month: the quality was such that we decided to go ahead and make selections for all four available slots.

Please welcome to the Seven Kitchens Press family:

  • Patrice Claeys & Gail Goepfert, for This Hard Business of Living
  • Lisa Hammond, for Lily Watch
  • Darius Atefat-Peckham, for How Many Love Poems
  • Anthony DiPietro, for And Walk Through
  • Ellen Birkett Morris, for Abide

Titles are scheduled for release in June and July. Only 24 copies of each chapbook will be available through Seven Kitchens Press. If you’ve purchased a 2021 subscription, you’ll receive the first numbered copies.

Summer Kitchen Series–we’re opening the window on February 1

Once again, we will open the submission window for our Summer Kitchen Series from February 1 through February 14. From these manuscripts, we will select up to two titles for this year’s series, to be pubished (when else?) this coming summer. Full guidelines can be found here. We look forward to reading your work!