We have a winner: Fall 2013 Black River Chapbook Competition!

We are beyond thrilled to share the news that Caleb Curtiss is the winner of the Fall 2013 Black River Chapbook Competition for his poetry chapbook A Taxonomy of the Space Between Us
A Taxonomy of the Space Between Us will be published by Black Lawrence Press in February 2015. Caleb is a two-time finalist for the BRCC for this manuscript, and we’re so happy to welcome him to the BLP family!
Caleb_CurtissCaleb Curtiss’ writing has appeared in New England Review, The Literary Review, TriQuarterly, and elsewhere. He lives in Champaign, IL where he teaches high school English, edits poetry for Hobart, and helps organize and curate the Pygmalion Literary Festival.
Our finalists and semi-finalists were:
FINALISTS (alphabetical)
these tornadoes by Ruth Baumann (poetry)
Music Lessons by Tasha Cotter (poetry)
A Taxonomy of the Space Between Us by Caleb Curtiss (poetry)
Crybaby Lane by Michael Fischer (fiction)
Morbid Curiosities by Rebecca Meacham (fiction)
…Still Here by Patrick Parr (fiction)
Glassland by Jessica Poli (poetry)
Unbinding the Body by Emma Sovich (poetry)
SEMI-FINALISTS (alphabetical)
What Rises by Iver Arnegard (fiction)
Tiny Brides by Erin Costello (poetry)
Remakes by Adam Crittenden (poetry)
Courtship by Austin Eichelberger (fiction)
Reframing the Gruesome and the Everyday by Jeremy Hawkins (fiction)
Vicissitudes, CA by Bryan Hurt (fiction)
Your Stupid Fortune Gives Me Stupid Hope by Caroline Crew and Chris Emslie (poetry)
Like Water by Sheila McMullin (poetry)
Universal Robots by Jay Orff (fiction)
In Share of Light by Eszter Takacs (poetry)