2021 Contest Results

Arati Warrier and Sagaree Jain

WINNERS OF THE 2021 EGGTOOTH EDITIONS CHAPBOOK CONTEST FOR

Longing and Other Heirlooms

Arati Warrier (she/they) is a queer South Asian American poet from Austin, TX, currently living in the Bay Area. She featured on the final stage at Women of the World Poetry Slam 2014, is a recipient of the Andrew Julius Gutow Academy of American Poets prize, and is a 2014 national collegiate poetry slam champion.  You can find their work in Junoesq Literary Magazine, The Aerogram, and BOAAT press. Arati’s other interests include dancing, reading, and loving intentionally. She is a part time vegetable enthusiast and a full time youth and community worker.

Sagaree Jain (they/them) is a poet, writer, artist, and queer from the Silicon Valley. Their writing has been featured in Autostraddle, The Margins,them. magazine, and The Offing, where they’re also an Assistant Editor. They are class and caste privileged. Sagaree lives in Oakland and tweets at @sagareejain.

Excerpts from “Longing and Other Heirlooms”:

Runner-Up

“Trash Collection” by Jonathan Cardew

Finalists

“Marrow” by Brian Quirk

“My Handiwork” by Robert Kerr

“Out of My Head” by Teri Foltz

Semi-Finalists

“Homeslice” by Dayton J. Shafer

“Instructional Days” by Lucas Wildner