Announcing the Winners of The Diode Editions Chapbook Contest
Shelley Wong lives in Oakland, California. She earned an MFA in creative writing from the Ohio State University, where she was a poetry editor for
The Journal. Her poems have appeared in Crazyhorse, Drunken Boat, The Margins, Vinyl, and The Normal School, and other journals. She is the recipient of a 2017 Pushcart Prize, a Kundiman fellowship, and scholarships from Fine Arts Work Center and Napa Valley Writers’ Workshop.
Requiem: A Patrimony of Fugues
Tina Schumann is author of Praising the Paradox (Red Hen Press, 2019) and As If (Parlor City Press), which was awarded the Stephen Dunn Poetry Prize for 2010. She is the editor of the forthcoming anthology Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters and Sons of Immigrant Parents (Red Hen Press, 2017).
For Filthy Women Who Worry About Disappointing God
Seema Yasmin is a poet, doctor, professor and journalist who lives in Texas by way of England. Her writing explores how religion influences sexuality and the ways in which women of colour reclaim their bodies, sexual agency and power. She trained in journalism at the University of Toronto and in medicine at the University of Cambridge.
We're incredibly excited to be publishing these stunning chapbooks!
al youm : for yesterday & her inherited trauma, George Abraham
This Is Just Between Us: Poems from Lois Duncan, E. Kristin Anderson
Broken Kingdom, Michelle Bitting
Ode to Our Seventh Sense, Partridge Boswell
Lucky Scars, Partridge Boswell
The Pocket Oracle, Sharon Dolin
The Exclusion Zone, Wayne Johns
The Songbird’s Spine, Heather Lang
into a deeper flood, Rusty Morrison
On a Horse Called Longshot, Michael Robins
Star Sugar, William Stobb
To everyone who submitted: We appreciate your love of poetry, and the time and commitment it took to create your book. We received a staggering number of excellent books, and we wish we could have published all the books we loved.
Patty Paine & Law Alsobrook