Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Rose Metal Press is thrilled to announce that WE KNOW WHAT WE ARE by Mary Hamilton…

…has just been selected by Dinty W. Moore as the winner of our Fourth Annual Short Short Chapbook contest! We will be publishing Mary’s manuscript as a limited edition chapbook this coming summer. In the meantime, you can read more about her over here on her blog.

We would also like to recognize the following contest finalists:

Elizabeth Colen for Dear Mother Monster, Dear Daughter Mistake
John Jodzio for Do Not Touch Me Not Now Not Ever
Tim Jones-Yelvington for Evan's House and the Other Boys who Live There
Mary Miller for Paper and Tassels

And semi-finalists:

James Tadd Adcox for A Miracle of Some Sort
Spencer Dew for Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres
Roxane Gay for Things to Know about Career Girls
Tiff Holland for Wrapping Kevin
Thisbe Nissen for Etiquette
Cami Park for The Sun Has Packed So Many Suitcases

We are extremely grateful to everyone who submitted. Thank you, as always, for letting us read your manuscripts, and for reminding us how much fantastic short short prose is being written out there.

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