• 1001 Energy Tips, Bill Clark, Dorrance Publishing
  • The Experience Maker, Dan Gingiss, Morgan James Publishing
  • In My Next Life I’ll Get It Right, Rosemary Mild, Magic Island Literary Works
  • Mario Writes a Poem a Day for a Year and So Can You, Mario Milosevic, Green Snake Publishing
  • That Covid Episode, Twisa Dandapat, Prowess Publishing


  • (Mostly) True Tales From Birchmont Village, Peter J. Stavros, Independently Published
  • Rone Isa, Robin Murarka, self-published
  • You’re Pretty Gay, Drew Pisarra, Chaffinch Press


  • All the Tie in the World, Kelly R. Samuels, Kelsay Books
  • Face me: a declaration, Olivia Keenan, The Unapologetic Voice House
  • The Four Colors, Ankur, Hawakal Publishers
  • Look Mom I’m a Poet (And So Is My Cat), Andrew Shaffer, Dime House
  • Serenity View: Poems & Images from the Blue Ridge Mountains, Dr. Marlene MD, BookBaby
  • Spells & Other Ways of Flying, Barbra Nightingale, Kelsay Books
  • WAIT, Kemuel Edmond, Independently Published