Gertrude Press is pleased to announce the 2013 Fiction and Poetry Chapbook Contest winners.
Winner: Michael Cuglietta - "Vertigo"
Winner: Darius Stewart - "The Ghost the Night Becomes"
Darius Stewart is the author of two previous chapbooks, The Terribly Beautiful and Sotto Voce—each of which were Editor’s Choice Selections in the Main Street Rag Poetry Chapbook Series. He holds an honors B.A. in English from the University of Tennessee and an M.F.A. from the Michener Center for Writers, where he was a James A. Michener fellow in poetry. He is also a former fellow of the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets. His poems, reviews, and an interview have appeared in publications including Callaloo; Meridian; Lambda Book Report; CutBank; Cerise Press, the Seattle Review; Poet Lore; Best Gay Poetry 2008; two volumes of the Southern Poetry Anthology; Grist; and Verse Daily. He is an assistant editor for Anti- and currently lives in Knoxville, TN with his dog, Philip J. Fry.