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Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Distributors: 
Small Press Distribution
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Subgenres:
Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, LGBT, Micro-poetry, Political, Prose Poetry, Pop Culture
Representative Authors: 

Monica de la Torre, Kathleen Rooney, Jessica Bozek, Marisa Crawford, Jennifer Tamayo, Cynthia Arrieu-King

Reading Period: 
Apr 15 to Jun 15
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
No

Editorial Focus

The Gatewood Prize is Switchback Books' annual competition for a first or second full-length (48-80 pp.) collection of poems by a woman writing in the English language. It is named after Emma Gatewood, the first woman to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail.

2012 Judge: Brenda Shaughnessy

Tips From the Editor

Please see http://switchbackbooks.com/contest.html

Contact Information

Whitney Holmes, Editor
PO Box 478868
Chicago, IL 60647

Please note: The information provided in this database is provided by the publishers listed in it.
Last updated: August 17, 2013

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