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STEEL TOE BOOKS 2021 CHAPBOOK AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Steel Toe Books is excited to announce our Steel Toe Books Chapbook Award Winner. The title  will receive publication in Fall 2021. Congratulations to our shortlist and longlist authors, and thank you to all of the authors that submitted to the prize. The 2022 Steel Toe Books Chapbook Awards will open Jun 1, 2021.

FINAL SELECTION

Soft Animals by Brian Rigg

SHORTLIST

Birdsong, Birdsang by Tom Paine
Amelia by Katherine Seltzer
Occupy Frogs by Lyndsay Weiner
the water did a good thing by Samantha Adams
In The Language of Crows by Joe Jackson

LONGLIST

Gasping for Air by Imani Wallace
House of Hunger by Uzodinma Okehi
Back to the Deepening Well by Kim Lozano
What Forges Us Steel: Judge Judy Poems by Jen Karetnick
A Travel Guide for the Exiled by Zein Al-Amine
cincuenta sonetos by Lori Bedikian
The Last Men on Earth by AE Hines
Music's Poetry by Shelby Stephenson
River of Doubt by Chris Dahl