OutWrite Chapbook Competition

OutWrite LGBTQ Festival holds an annual chapbook competition, in partnership with Neon Hemlock Press, which publishes the winning chapbooks. See the winners below.

2021

Our 2021 chapbook winners will be published by Neon Hemlock Press this fall.

Fiction: Dancing in the Silver Lands by Mari Ness
judged by Darcie Little Badger

Nonfiction: For When the Shapes Keep Changing by Hannah Soyer
judged by Chris Gonzalez

Poetry: Good Boi by Jason B. Crawford
judged by Dena Rod

2020

OutWrite 2020 chapbook competition winners published by Neon Hemlock Press

Fiction: When We’re Done Here by Paula Molina Acosta
judged by Rivers Solomon

Nonfiction: Cross Cutting by Charles Jensen
judged by Tyrese Coleman

Poetry: Strange Furniture by Lannie Stabile
judged by Faylita Hicks

2019

OutWrite 2019 chapbook competition winners published by Neon Hemlock Press
Fiction: The West & Everything Above by Brendan Williams-Childs
judged by JY Yang

Nonfiction: Heretic to Housewife by Rahne Alexander
judged by Kristen Arnett

Poetry: boy if by Carlito Espudo
judged by Wo Chan Fiction