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Accents Publishing 2014 Poetry Chapbook Contest Results

Accents Publishing is proud to announce the results of its 2014 Poetry Chapbook Contest. The two winners are as follows:

  • Mother, Loose, by Brandel France de Bravo, was selected by judge Patty Paine.
  • Your Life as It Is, by A. Molotkov, was selected by Accents Publishing Senior Editor Katerina Stoykova-Klemer.

Both of these entries will be published as perfect-bound chapbooks, and each author will receive 30 copies of his or her chapbook, along with a $300 prize.

The contest brought a great number of outstanding submissions. In addition to the winning manuscripts, Accents Publishing has decided to accept five other entries for publication, listed below in alphabetical order:

  • Black Achilles, by Curtis Crisler
  • Deflection, by Roberta Beary
  • How I Became an Angry Woman, by Bianca Bargo
  • respites/revelations, by Jay McCoy
  • The Kingdom of Speculation, by Barbara Goldberg

Additionally, Accents Publishing would like to recognize the following finalists with an honorable mention:

  • Character Acting, by Cathy Allman
  • Comfort Dogs, by Michael Santora
  • Crossing the Days, by James Scruton
  • Crossing the Knik, by Abby Murray
  • Escenas, by Leah Zazulyer
  • Hyena Dreams, by Gail Langstroth
  • Love in a Time of Cauliflower, by Sean Johnson
  • My Father's Bargain, by Jessica Cuello
  • O, by Dennis Caswell
  • Pastiche, by Susan Gubernat
  • Shipwrecked, by Sarah Hall
  • The Bad Guys, by Paul Hostovsky
  • The Mayberry Chronicles, by Gustavo Pérez Firmat
  • the miscarriage, by Jeffrey Ethan Lee
  • Wellspring, by Karen George

Accents Publishing would like to thank everyone who submitted a manuscript to the contest. The release dates for the new books will be announced in the near future.

With Gratitude,
Katerina Stoykova-Klemer and the team of Accents Publishing

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