2020 Digging Press Chapbook Results

We’re so happy to announce the results for the 2020 Digging Press Chapbook competition. This year’s winner is…

Every First and Fifteenth by Dimitri Reyes (Poetry)

Dimitri Reyes is a Puerto Rican multidisciplinary artist, content creator, organizer, and educator from Newark, New Jersey. He has organized large-scale poetry events such as #PoetsforPuertoRicoNewark and read at venues such as The Dodge Poetry Festival, Split This Rock, Busboys and Poets, and the American Poetry Museum. His work is published or forthcoming in Vinyl, Kweli, Entropy, Duende, Cosmonauts, Obsidian, Acentos and others. He is the Marketing & Communications Director at CavanKerry Press and is an Artist-in-Residence with the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Learn more about Dimitri by visiting his website at https://www.dimitrireyespoet.com/

Our finalists and semifinalists are:

FINALISTS
Burning Awake by Marie Baléo (poetry)
Poems for Fassbinder by Drew Pisarra (poetry)
Home for Hummingbirds by Priscilla Marie Sanchez (poetry)
The Spaces We Slip Through by Kathryn Kulpa (hybrid)

SEMIFINALISTS (alphabetical)
The Other Side of the Mirror by Aileen Bassis (poetry)
ghosts caught on film by Barrett Bowlin (fiction)
A Witness by Sarah Cavar (fiction)
Coughing Up Planets by Samantha Fain (poetry)
The Book Of Blue(s): Tryin’ To Make A Dollar Outta’ Fifteen Cents by henry 7. reneau, jr. (poetry)
Never Trust Your Instincts by Tara Roeder (fiction)
Apatite by Lannie Stabile (poetry)
Lone Stars by A.E. Weisgerber (fiction)
Disco in China by Jianqing Zheng (hybrid)

Congrats to our winner, finalists, and semifinalists!