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Results are in for the Vinyl 45 Chapbook Contest!

Updated: Jan 16, 2020

We are thrilled to announce the results of the 2019 Vinyl 45 Chapbook contest! Here are the winner, finalists, and semi-finalists:


To Love An Island by Ana Portnoy Brimmer


The Lion Tamer’s Daughter by Kemi Alabi (also offered publication)

Moon Colony by Lily Zhou (also offered publication)

My Mother’s Prufrock by Allison Albino

Call a Body Home by Michael Alessi

Water Lessons by Lisa Dordal

Inheritance by William Fargason

Tomorrow Music by Pete Stevens


Phantom Topographies by TR Brady

FUEL by Colby Cotton

Buckled into Beautiful by Jordan Durham

Lesbian Fashion Struggles by Caroline Earleywine

Where Else But Here by Rachel Edelman

Feedback by Ricardo Hernandez

Blood Fables by Julian K. Jarboe

Take Me Home by Sarah Levine

Cary/Carrie by Carolyn Oliver

The Space Between Bodies by Gretchen Rockwell

She by Theadora Siranian

Start with the Tongue by Shenandoah Sowash

Kindling by Mat Wenzel

With just under 400 submissions, this year's Vinyl 45 Chapbook Contest pool was incredibly strong. We loved reading these manuscripts. Thank you to everyone for submitting. We look forward to next year's contest!

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