Special Contest Announcement!


We're over-the-moon to share the winners of the 2020 Diode Editions Book & Chapbook Contests! We received an overwhelming number of excellent manuscripts and we're humbled that so many wonderful writers thought enough of Diode Editions to submit to us. Thank you for honoring us with your work.

— The Diode Team


Full-Length Book Prize


Where the Wolf, Sally Rosen Kindred


The Enemy of My Enemy Is Me, Conor Bracken


Chapbook Prize


Faraway Places, Teow Lim Goh


Dreamin of Mama While Trying to Speak Woman in Woke Tongues, Shanta Lee Gander


Low Budget Movie, Kendra DeColo & Tyler Mills


Special Delivery, Natasha Sajé


Body Facts, Joey S. Kim


Slash / Slash, Amorak Huey & W. Todd Kaneko


Full-Length Book Finalists


[B-Dragon Suite], Stine Su Yon An (안수연)


(A) V(ERTIGO BOOK), Carolyn Guinzio


The Irresistible Allure of Drowning Men, Katerina Stoykova


Field Guide to Living with Yourself, Shuang Ang


Lore, Brianna Noll


寂寞 • 先知 (LONELY PROPHET), Michael Chang


So Much More: Abstracts, Unfinished Sequences, and Political Prose Poems, Darren Demaree


Wolf Tours, Alyse Knorr


The Green We Speak, Ira Sukrungruang


Chapbook Finalists


Flower Boi, Nadine Marshall


Bloodwarm, Taylor Byas


Autobiography of the boi Venus, kiki nicole


Knife Splitting Watermelon, Nasma Kublawi


Epistolarium. Letters to the Usual Suspects, Tina Schumann


Ripening Kind, Erin Miller


Prerecorded Weather, Noah Falck and Matt McBride

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