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Congratulations to Lauryn Allison Lewis, winner of Knee-Jerk‘s 2011 Chapbook Contest. The Beauties, selected by guest judges Mary Hamilton and Lindsay Hunter, will be published in the fall.

Lauryn Allison Lewis – The Beauties

Finalists (in alphabetical order)
Kate Cantrill – Hello Friends and Neighbors
John Fleming – Lost Tribes
Ravi Mangla – Hear Ye Knives
Pedro Ponce – The Little Book of Conspiracies
Chad Simpson – Open Mic Night at the Fat Fish Pub
Jon Trobaugh – L’Anguille and Other Stories

A big thanks to Mary and Lindsay, and to the many writers who submitted collections.
If our bank account was a bit more Franzen-like, we’d go ahead and publish a bunch of these chapbooks.

In short, we’re incredibly excited to publish The Beauties. We think you’ll love it.


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Last chance to enter our Essay & Chapbook Contests before midnight, June 30th, 2011.

Guest judges for the Chapbook contest are Lindsay Hunter and Mary Hamilton. Win publication and up to $500.

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Enter our ESSAY AND CHAPBOOK CONTESTS by June 30th, 2011.

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You don’t want to see this video. So spend your time instead submitting to KNEE-JERK’S ESSAY & CHAPBOOK CONTESTS. Deadline: June 30th, 2011.

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It’s exactly what it sounds like. Enter our Essay and Chapbook Contests. Deadline June 30th, 2011.

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Tonight is Mary Hamilton’s last Quickies! before moving to L.A. Come cry with us. And drink and listen to 20 amazing readers and drink and then cry some more.

7:30pm at the Innertown Pup, 1935 W Thomas, Chicago


Jac Jemc
Natalie Edwards
Jill Summers
Steve Tartaglione
Kathleen Rooney
Scott Stealey
Brandon Will
Caroline Picard
Robyn Pennacchia
Patrick Somerville
Melanie Datz
Jessi Lee Gaylord
Zach Dodson
Jonathan Messinger
Robbie Q. Telfer
Tim Kinsella
Toby Bengelsdorf
Jacob Knabb
Tim Jones-Yelvington
Dave Snyder
and probably more!

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