Monday, February 02, 2015

The Winner of the Ninth Annual Chapbook Contest is…

...Ghost Box Evolution in Cadillac Michigan by Rosie Forrest of Nashville, Tennessee.

Contest judge Pamela Painter selected Ghost Box Evolution in Cadillac Michigan out of a field of 134 submissions, and the chapbook will be published this coming summer. You can sign up to receive the chapbook automatically as soon as it's available by becoming a Rose Metal Press supporter here.

Our finalists include:
Dissenting Opinion from the Committee on Beatitudes by March Sheehan of Grand Haven, MI

The Last Days of the Microsaurs by Kelsie Hahn of Houston, TX
When He Comes Home from the War by Dennis James Sweeney of Corvallis, OR
Untitled by Anonymous by Andrew Farkas of Billings, MT

Our semi-finalists include:
Pulse of the World by Eric Bosse of Norman, OK
Animals & Enclosures by Joe Lucido of Tuscaloosa, AL
What Paradise by Linda Michel-Cassidy of Arroyo Seco, NM 
Juned by Jenn Marie Nunes of New Orleans, LA
Candy Cigarettes by Anne Panning of Brockport, NY
Gestures by Anji Reyner of Missoula, MT
Beast by Meg Tuite of Santa Fe, NM

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

We are also thrilled to announce that Ira Sukrungruang will be the judge for our Tenth Annual Short Short Chapbook Competition. You can submit your manuscripts here from November 1st through December 1st, 2015.

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