Rope-A-Dope Press has chosen Sampson Starkweather's City of Moths as the first Golden Gloves Series Chapbook.
Sampson Starkweather is the author of The Photograph from Horse Less Press. He lives in Chappaqua, NY where he is an editor of physics and chemistry books.
Congratulations as well to our finalists Justin Marks (Voir Dire), Douglas Hahn (Standing Wave), and Phil Cordelli (The Incorporation). Rope-A-Dope has decided to publish Justin Marks' Voir Dire as well.
Justin Marks is the author of A Million in Prizes (New Issues Press, forthcoming 2009). His latest chapbook is [Summer insular] (Horse Less Press, 2007). He is the founder and Editor of Kitchen Press Chapbooks and lives in New York City.
As finalists, Douglas Hahn and Phil Cordelli will be considered automatic finalists for our open reading period, February-March 2009*. We invite all of you to submit then as well, and thank you for the opportunity to consider your work.
*Please do not send manuscripts prior to the open submissions period. We can only consider manuscripts postmarked between January 25 and March 31, 2009. Please check back soon for more details regarding manuscript requirements and format. Thank you.