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2023 Digging Press Chapbook Award Finalists and Semi-Finalists

Congrats to our Finalists (listed in alphabetical order):

A winner will be selected from this finalist list in early February 2024.

I Love You Like A Brother by Joanna Acevedo
Raw to the Touch by Jazmine Aluma
Beauty Queen by Melissa Barker
Dark Water by C. Adán Cabrera
Terms & Conditions by Amy Goldmacher
In the Palace of My Gender by Darla Himeles
Anne in Stone by Catherine Hobbs
Nobody Asked: Stories by Kenneth Jakubas
The Beginners by Heidi Kasa
The Scent of Lavender Petals (or Maryja) by Daniela Králová
Strangers We Know By Heart by Annie Marhefka
crest and cave by Sarah Neve

And congrats to our semi-finalists:

People Call by Jacob Aiello
Celestial Bodies: A Year of Transgender Love Letters by Carson Kreidler
A Drop of Sun by Angeline Meitzler
The Man in the Suitcase and Other Stories by Dennis Pahl
the space between two heartbeats by Nayt Rundquist
Navratri on the MUNI by Saranya Subramanian
The Infinite War by Tom Whalen

Thank you to all our incredible submitters. This was one of the toughest competitions with so many fantastic chapbooks to read. You made our decision to decline so difficult. We appreciate your talents and your patience while we considered your chapbooks and look forward to seeing you shine in your future endeavors!

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