Seth Pennington is Editor-in-Chief at Sibling Rivalry Press and is author of Tertulia, which was a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Chapbook Award. He is Editor of Stonewall 50, which features 21 poets connected by Arkansas on queer life after the Stonewall Riots, and was Editor of Assaracus and Poetry Editor of Equinox, the literary magazine of University of Arkansas-Little Rock. He has been honored as co-editor of Joy Exhaustible by the American Library Association and by the Rare Books and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress for his editorial, layout, and design work with SRP. He was a 2019 Open Mouth Poetry Retreat Fellow and the recipient of the Richard Stanley Cooper Literary Award for Creative Writing. He is also a freelance book designer with clients such as Beloit Poetry Journal. He lives in Little Rock, Arkansas, with his husband, Bryan Borland.



Founded in 2010 and based in Little Rock, Arkansas, Sibling Rivalry Press has won Lambda Literary Awards in both Gay Poetry and Lesbian Poetry; Library Journal named Assaracus “Best New Magazine”; and the American Library Association has honored 22 of our titles (including 3 top-10 favorites) on its annual list of recommended LGBT reading. In 2015, the Library of Congress acquired all of SRP’s printed titles for housing in its Rare Books and Special Collections Vault, “housed among history’s greatest writers for all of perpetuity.” SRP authors have won such prestigious prizes as the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship, the Whiting Award, and the T.S. Eliot Prize. SRP is an inclusive publishing house and welcomes all authors, artists, and readers regardless of sexual orientation or identity.