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2013 New Issues Poetry Prize
Kerrin McCadden has won the 2013 New Issues Poetry Prize for her manuscript Landscape with Plywood Silhouettes. David St. John, author of The Face: a novella in verse, judged.
Kerrin wins a $2,000 award and publication of her manuscript in the spring of 2014.
Two additional first book manuscripts will be selected from the submissions for publication in 2014.
2013 Green Rose Prize
The 2013 prize has been awarded to Ralph Angel for his manuscript Your Moon, which will be published in the spring of 2014.
Gazelle in the House by Lisa Williams,Tree Line by Judy Halebsky and Permission by Katie Peterson will also be published in 2014.
The 2014 Green Rose Prize
September 30, 2013
The 2014 New Issues Poetry Prize for a first book of poetry.
Judge: Fanny Howe
November 30, 2013
The Most Natural Thing
by David Keplinger
The question is less whether Keplinger benefits from the prose poem than whether prose poetry benefits from Keplinger—a question The Prayers of Others answers with a resounding yes.
—The American Book Review
Large White House Speaking
by Mark Irwin
To be human is to yearn ( “I study the stars. I arrive and depart”). That’s everywhere evident in this latest from multi-award-winning poet Irwin...In their measured flow, the lines themselves seem to be yearning.
—Barbara Hoffert, Library Journal
by Jaswinder Bolina
Winner of the 2012 Green Rose Prize
As full of candor and ontological inquiry as they are of verve, panache, and wit, the poems in Bolina’s second collection stretch and dilate, in order to, as the author puts it, “feel so attached—like a ligament—to the whole shebang of human experience.”
Introducing New Poets
by Marni Ludwig
Winner of the 2012 New Issues Poetry Prize
Marni Ludwig has a vast and original mind and spirit, which along with her quiet, sometimes sharp humor, and her tenderness, implicate everyone. Here is the real thing.
AWP Award Series
by Kirstin Scott
Winner of the AWP Award for the Novel
Paperback Edition: January 2013
Funny and smart…in Thea and those around her Scott has created characters we believe in and wish well, characters who feel real—strange and sad and happy, like real people are.
—Publishers Weekly (“Pick of the Week”)