The Masters Review Blog

May 20

2021 Chapbook Open Shortlist

We’ve spent the last four and a half months reading through so many wonderful chapbooks submitted for our Chapbook Open, judged this year by Matt Bell, and narrowing down to only seven was a truly difficult process. Congratulations to the shortlisted and notable chapbooks, and thank you to all of our fantastic submitters! Stay tuned for Bell’s selection!


Love at the End of the World by Lindy Biller

The Potential of Radio and Rain by Myna Chang

Family Tree by Judith Cooper

Why Shit Is Still Like This Around Here and Probably Always Will Be by Molia Dumbleton

Make Work by B.C. Edwards

Tiny Creatures by Eliezra Schaffzin

The Caretakers by Kaj Tanaka

Notable Chapbooks

Fun Can Kill You by Ariel Courage

Dubbing Cartouche by Terry Eicher

Discordant Virgo by Brianne Kohl

Am I A Lesbian?: A Meta-Analysis by Clancy Tripp

CANARY by Katherine Zlabak

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