Marina Weiss is the winner of the 2017 Girls Like Us Chapbook Contest! Her manuscript, Misprison, chosen by Aracelis Girmay, will be published this spring.
"Misprison continues to stun me with its fevered diction and deeply full and realized formal range. A truly remarkable collection of poems that leave me wanting to read more and more from this writer." -- Aracelis Girmay
Pre-order Misprison HERE!
Runner up, selected by final judge Aracelis Girmay:
Take Me Home by Sarah Levine
Every time I write about sex it is a radical act because by Jennifer Jackson Berry
Grating Darling Full of Dirt by Erin Dorney
Citations of Resistance by Maurisa Li-A-Ping
Marina Weiss is from Massachusetts, and lives in Brooklyn. graduate of Amherst College and New York University's Master of Fine Arts in Poetry, and she is a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at Adelphi University, where she studies trauma and recovery and the neuroscience of racism. She has received grants and prizes from the Fulbright Commission, the Academy of American Poets, the Starlight Foundation, The Garden Clubs of America, and Narrative Magazine's 30 Under 30 contest. Her work is published or forthcoming in Tin House; Colorado Review; Gulf Coast; Narrative; No, Dear; Parallax; Psychiatric Services; and elsewhere.