Welcoming Les Kay to Chapbook Review!

We’re pleased to announce that Les Kay will be joining Chapbook Review as our new editor, taking over managing and editing duties from founding editor Neil Aitken.  Neil will continue on in a consulting capacity as an admin, but will be devoting more of his time to his editing responsibilities at Boxcar Poetry Review and Have Book […]

Call for Cover Images / Other News

Call for Cover Images I’ve been thinking of ways to improve the visual first impression of the site and am considering featuring (in a rotating fashion) the covers from a variety of chapbooks published in the past year.  If you’d like your chapbook cover to be included, email me an image file (jpg, gif, bmp, […]

ELJ Publications

ELJ Publications http://www.eljpublications.com Editor Ariana D. Den Bleyker Description We read BLIND. We will get a feel for who you are through your words, your stories and your voice. When we fall in love with your manuscript and find out who you are, we still won’t care about your pedigree. We will care most about […]

Damaged Goods Press

Damaged Goods Press http://www.damagedgoodspress.com Editor Caseyrenée Lopez Description Damaged Goods is a micro-press specializing in queer/trans poetry and flash fiction chapbooks. Our goal is simple: publish four (4) chapbooks a year that revolve around the beauty and terror of queer life. More often than not, people forget about the T & Q in LGBTQ. Trans […]

Blood Pudding Press

Blood Pudding Press http://julietcook.weebly.com/blood-pudding-press.html Editor Juliet Cook Description Contemporary poetry is Blood Pudding Press’s primary passion. Other interests include art, oddities, paranormal, the gurlesque, the artsy grotesque, the artsy feminist, kinky hybrids, unusual juxtapositions, and variants of horror and erotica that are not too genre-esque. Here’s the Blood Pudding Press blog – http://bloodyooze.blogspot.com/ Here’s the […]

NightBallet Press

NightBallet Press http://www.nightballetpress.com Editor Dianne Borsenik Description NightBallet Press is an independent small press, interested in the musicality of language and the originality of expression in poetry, with a commitment to excellence. Manuscripts are by invitation, although a brief query/cover letter with sample poems included may be sent to nightballetpress@gmail.com. Books are released as time […]

Crisis Chronicles Press

Crisis Chronicles Press http://ccpress.blogspot.com/ Editor John Burroughs Description Since 2008 Crisis Chronicles Press has published dozens of chapbooks and full-length books by authors including D.R. Wagner, Alex Gildzen, Dianne Borsenik, Heather Ann Schmidt, Yahia Lababidi, John Dorsey, Frankie Metro, J.E. Stanley, Steven B. Smith, Kathy Smith, Steve Brightman, Mary Weems, R.A. Washington, Michael Bernstein, Bree, […]

Chapbook Review Update (Dec 16, 2015)

Chapbook Review is an online resource that brings together links to chapbook-related reviews, contests and publishers, as well as providing a collection of book announcements about new and upcoming chapbooks beginning with the 2015 calendar year. We’ve added a number of chapbooks, publishers, and contests to our listings over the last couple of weeks. Please feel […]

Radio Heart; or How Robots Fall Out of Love (Finishing Line Press 2015) ~ Margaret Rhee

“[T]here is no sweeter lullaby than the hum of your servomotor.” And with that exquisite line—one of myriads in a wondrous chapbook of poems—Margaret Rhee encapsulates and humanizes our relationship with technology. Part science fiction, all love poems, Radio Heart; or How Robots Fall Out of Love adeptly illustrates and examines our millennial desires, in […]

Traveling (Hyacinth Girl Press 2015) ~ M. Mack

My shirt removed. A naked sculpture. I am encased in surgical mesh, my armature showing, stripped down to this. I am asking you to puzzle over me. — from Traveling Traveling Hyacinth Girl Press,  2015 Publisher Website: http://hyacinthgirlpress.com/yearfive/traveling.html Author Website: http://mxmack.com/ About the Author M. Mack is a genderqueer poet, editor, and fiber artist in Virginia. […]