Seven Kitchens Press proudly sponsors the annual Robin Becker Chapbook Prize for an original, unpublished poetry manuscript in English by a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or queer writer.

This chapbook series honors Robin Becker, whose continuing accomplishments as a poet, professor, and mentor of lesbian and gay writers deserve wider acclaim. Becker serves as poetry editor for the Women’s Review of Books and is a professor of English and Women’s Studies at Pennsylvania State University. She is the author of six collections of poems, including Giacometti’s Dog (1990), All-American Girl (1996), The Horse Fair (2000), and Domain of Perfect Affection(2006), all from the University of Pittsburgh Press, and of the chapbook Venetian Blue (Frick Art & Historical Center, 2002).

Prize: 50 copies (a $350 value).
Submission deadline: Postmarked between July 1 and July 31, 2013.
Eligibility: Open to all L/G/B/T/Q poets writing in English (no translations, please).

To submit (and for complete submission guidelines) click here.



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  • Ron Fritsch

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