Tuesday, February 04, 2014

The Winner of the Eighth Annual Chapbook Contest is…

The Imagination of Lewis Carroll by William Todd Seabrook of Tallahassee, Florida.

Contest judge Michael Martone selected The Imagination of Lewis Carroll out of a field of 128 submissions, and the chapbook will be published this coming summer. You can sign up to receive the chapbook automatically when it launches by becoming a Rose Metal Press Supporter here.

Our contest finalists include:

Runner-Up: Girl Power by Katie Cortese of Lubbock, TX

This is All the Orientation You Are Going to Get by John Jodzio of Minneapolis, MN
What to Say to Aliens by Marc Sheehan of Grand Haven, MI
Not Easy to Buy a Bus Ticket by Dennis Sweeney of Corvallis, OR

Our semi-finalists include:

Community by Dorothy Albertini of Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Dreaming in Mink by Jane Hammons of Albany, CA
June by Jenn Marie Nunes of New Orleans, LA
Cheese Dreams by Anji Reyner of Missoula, MT
The Legend of Steve Prefontaine by William Todd Seabrook

Congratulations to all of them, and thanks to everyone who submitted.

We are also excited to announce that our 2014 contest judge will be Pamela Painter. It’s never too early to start getting your manuscripts ready for our November 1–December 1, 2014 contest reading period!

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