Announcing the Winners of The FIRST EVER Diode Editions FULL LENGTH BOOK Contest
Starlight & Error, Remica Bingham-Risher
Remica Bingham-Risher’s first book, Conversion (Lotus, 2006), won the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award. Her second book, What We Ask of Flesh (Etruscan, 2013), was shortlisted for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. She is currently Director of Writing and Faculty Development at Old Dominion University.
Quitter, Paula Cisewski
Paula Cisewski is author of The Threatened Everything (Burnside Review Books), Ghost Fargo (selected by Franz Wright for the Nightboat Poetry Prize), Upon Arrival (Black Ocean), and the lyric prose chapbook, Misplaced Sinister (Red Bird Chapbooks).
We fell head-over heels for Starlight & Error and Quitter, and we’re thrilled to have the honor of publishing both of these amazing books.
Speak Universe, Geoff Bouvier
Festival/Disaster, J. L. Conrad
Vienna, Melissa Ginsburg
Glass is Glass Water is Water, Rae Gouirand
My Buzzard Love, Lois Marie Harrod
Moonface Girl with Almond Eyes, Bo Schwabacher
Weather Inventions, Emily Rosko
Down: The Alice Poems, Erin Elizabeth Smith
Catafalque, Adam Tavel
To everyone who submitted: Thank you for thinking enough of Diode Editions to send us your book. We received a staggering number of excellent books. We wish we could have published all the books we loved.
Patty Paine & Law Alsobrook
Diode Poetry Journal