YesYes Books Selects "GIANTESS" for Publication, 2018

 

Announcement from YesYes Books:

We are giddy, thankful, and full of joy to be announcing the results of our 2017 Vinyl 45 Contest! The submission pool was the largest and strongest we've ever had. 440 submissions in all. We are grateful for the confidence in Vinyl and YesYes Books that this number demonstrates. Congratulations and thanks to our winner and finalists who have been offered publication with YYB, to our semifinalists who brought forward powerful and engaging books, and thank you for the immense strength and art found in the remaining submissions. You are incredible!

Winner
One Above One Below, Positions & Lamentations by Gala Mukomolova

Finalists:
Exit Pastoral by Aidan Forster
Giantess by Emily Vizzo
Recuerdo by Alfredo Aguilar
Unmonstrous by John Allen Taylor

Semifinalists:
Bullets & Other Misplaced Affections by Zachary Kluckman
Godsend by Caleb Kaiser
Hazard Prayer by Grey Vild
Horcrux Btwn Ur Thighs by Jae Nichelle
no new war by Jim Whiteside
Phases of Bone by Anna Davidson
Until It Bleeds by Nikki Zielinski