2nd Annual Massive Midwestern Author Book Giveaway

We’re thrilled to announce our second annual Midwestern Authors Book Giveaway, where you can win books and eBooks from some of the best talent the Midwest has to offer. And the best part is, all you need is a Twitter account to enter.

To enter: Retweet any of the contest tweets next week. That’s it!

You can get a bonus five entries when you sign up for our email newsletter! Click here to subscribe – your entries will be automatically entered for the Grand Prize.

Contest Dates: Monday, August 11, through Friday, August 22.

We’re giving away a slew of prizes daily, with bigger prizes at the end of the second week. The big prizes at the end of the second week are:

Grand Prize: 1 Yearly Print Subscription to Midwestern Gothic (4 issues), 1 Midwestern Gothic: Summer 2014 – Issue 14 paperback, 1 signed copy of This Jealous Earth, and 1 signed copy of Above All Men.

1st Prize: 1 Yearly Digital Subscription to Midwestern Gothic (4 issues), 1 Midwestern Gothic: Summer 2014 – Issue 14 paperback, and 1 Midwestern Gothic eBook (Issues 1-13) of your choosing.

2nd Prize: All 14 issues in the Midwestern Gothic catalog in eBook format.

Not only does retweeting the contest tweet put you in the running to win one of these prize packs, but it also enters you automatically into the drawing for a daily prize. Daily prizes include:

Mon, Aug 11: Michael Perry: The Clodhopper Monologues (a humorous monologue recorded live at the Stoughton Opera House), Population: 485, Visiting Tom, From the Top: Brief Transmissions from Tent Show Radio, Coop; 1 signed copy of Eric Shonkwiler’s Above All Men (MG Press), 2 Midwestern Gothic eBooks (8 total daily winners)

Tues, Aug 12: Matt Mason: The Baby that Ate Cincinnati (Stephen F. Austin University Press) and Things We Don’t Know We Know (The Backwaters Press); 1 signed copy of Scott Carpenter’s This Jealous Earth (MG Press); 2 Midwestern Gothic eBooks (5 total daily winners)

Wed, Aug 13: Mariela Griffor: The Psychiatrist (Eyewear Publishing); Hobart back issue bundles; Heavy Feather Review back issue bundle (Issues 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 included); 1 signed copy of Eric Shonkwiler’s Above All Men (MG Press) (8 total daily winners)

Thurs, Aug 14: Marick Press: Assorted book bundles comprised of Compass Bearing by Per Wastberg, Lend Me Your Voice by Kje Espmark, The Fortunate Islands by Susan Kelly-DeWitt, A Northern Habitat by Robin Fulton MacPherson, and Poemas Militantes by Raul Zurita; 1 signed copy of Scott Carpenter’s This Jealous Earth (MG Press) (7 total daily winners)

Fri, Aug 15: (Midpoint Prizes): 1 Midwestern Gothic back issue, 1 print subscription to Midwestern Gothic and 1 copy of the latest Midwestern Gothic issue (1 winner); 1 Midwestern Gothic back issue and 1 copy of the latest Midwestern Gothic issue (3 winners); 1 Midwestern Gothic back issue (1 winner); (5 total daily winners)

Sat, Aug 16: Marisa Silver: Mary Coin (Blue Rider Press); Sarah Stonich: Vacationland (University of Minnesota Press); Brian Kimberling: Snapper (Pantheon); Frank Bill: Donnybrook (FSG Originals) ; 3 Midwestern Gothic eBooks (4 total daily winners)

Sun, Aug 17: Bill Hillmann: The Old Neighborhood (Curbside Splendor Publishing), Justin Hamm: Lessons in Ruin (Aldrich Press); Abby Geni: The Last Animal (Counterpoint Press), Laura Relyea: All Glitter, Everything, 3 Midwestern Gothic eBooks (6 total daily winners)

Mon, Aug 18: Aaron Burch: Backswing (Queen’s Ferry Press); Mid-American Review one-year subscription plus current issue , Susan Chehak: The Great Disappointment, Annie D, Dancing on the Grass, and Harmony (Foreverland Press), 1 signed copy of Eric Shonkwiler’s Above All Men (MG Press) (8 total daily winners)

Tues, Aug 19: Winter Goose Publishing: Assorted book bundles comprised of Terroir by Sheila Scobba Banning, Theory of Remainders by Scott Dominic Carpenter, The Way We Were by Brenda Montgomery, Roma Series: Books 1, 2, and 3 by Gabriel Valjan; Booth Literary Magazine: one year subscription, 1 signed copy of Scott Dominic Carpenter’s This Jealous Earth (MG Press) (7 total daily winners)

Wed, Aug 20: Wayne State University Press (Made in Michigan series): Strings Attached by Diane DeCillis, Making Callaloo in Detroit by Lolita Hernandez, Until the Full Moon Has Its Say by Conrad Hilberry, Strange Love by Lisa Lenzo, Quality Snacks by Andy Mozina; Ninth Letter Literary Magazine: One year subscription; 1 signed copy of Eric Shonkwiler’s Above All Men (MG Press) (7 total daily winners)

Thurs, Aug 21: Quiddity International Literary Journal:1 subscription, 2 back issue bundles; Chloe Benjamin: The Anatomy of Dreams (Atria Books); 1 signed copy of Scott Dominic Carpenter’s This Jealous Earth (MG Press) (9 total daily winners)

Midwestern Gothic Book Giveaway
The nitty gritty:

  • Once you retweet the contest tweet you are automatically entered into the drawing for the prizes for that day and both of the end of the week prizes (the Midpoint and the Grand Prize)
  • Must have a valid Twitter account to enter the giveaway or to be an email subscriber
  • Must be a U.S. Resident to win
  • You get one entry per day—that means if you RT the contest tweet every day of the contest, you have a shot at winning all the daily prizes, and you get 12 chances to win the Grand Prize at the end of the week.
  • Winners are chosen by Random.org random number generator after each RT is assigned a number
  • Daily winners will be announced on Twitter, and only RTs from that day will count toward that day’s prize
  • If you enter and win a daily prize, you can still enter, once per day, for the rest of the contest duration for a better shot at the Grand Prize. You can only win one daily prize per Twitter account.

Happy Winning! Happy Reading!

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