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Genres Published: 
Cross-genre, Experimental, Feminist, LGBTQ Voices, Micro-poetry, Political, Pop Culture, Prose Poetry
Representative Authors: 
Monica de la Torre, Kathleen Rooney, Jessica Bozek, Marisa Crawford, Jennifer Tamayo, Cynthia Arrieu-King
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Apr 15
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 

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.

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Contact Information

Whitney Holmes, Editor
PO Box 478868
Chicago, IL 60647
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Last updated: Jun 10, 2022