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May 22, 2014

In case you missed it with all of our exciting news last week, the 2014 Gatewood Prize submission deadline has been extended! We are now accepting manuscripts until 11:59 PM on June 1st, 2014.

Contest judge: Dorothea Lasky

A refresher on contest details and submission guidelines

Switchback Books Catalog

AND, check out 2013 Gatewood Prize Winner, Morgan Parker's website, to see what she's been up to!

March 27, 2014

An interview with Morgan Parker, winner of the 2013 Gatewood Prize, is up at BOMB magazine. She and LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs discuss their artistic processes and interests.

Check it out!: http://bombmagazine.org/article/1000061/latasha-diggs-morgan-parker

October 31, 2013

Switchback Books is thrilled announce the winner of our 2013 Gatewood Prize, chosen by our judge Eileen Myles:

Other People's Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night by Morgan Parker

Morgan Parker received her BA from Columbia University and her MFA in poetry from NYU. Her work has been featured in Painted Bride Quarterly, PANK, ILK Journal, Phantom Limb, and the anthology Why I Am Not A Painter, published by Argos Books. Additional poems from her first manuscript, Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night, are forthcoming from Coconut Poetry, Handsome Journal, Vinyl Poetry, and NOO Journal. She has appeared at KGB Bar’s Emerging Writers Reading Series, the Metro Rhythm Reading Series, EARSHOT, the Brooklyn Ladies Text-based Salon, and elsewhere. A Cave Canem fellow, she lives in Brooklyn with her dog Braeburn.

Learn more about Morgan at http://www.morgan-parker.com/

Congratulations, Morgan! Welcome to the Switchback Family!

Thanks to everyone who submitted manuscripts to ou...

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