Poets & Writers

Recent Winners

DAN MURPHY Glimmer Train Press Short Story Award for New Writers

MYRNA STONE New Letters Prize in Poetry

Academy of American Poets

WALLACE STEVENS AWARD

Jorie Graham of Cambridge, Massachusetts, won the 2017 Wallace Stevens Award. She received $100,000. The Academy’s Board of Chancellors judged. The annual award is given to a poet to “recognize outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry.” There is no application process.

ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POETS FELLOWSHIP

Ed Roberson of Chicago won the 2017 Academy of American Poets Fellowship. He received $25,000. The Academy’s Board of Chancellors judged. The annual fellowship is given to an American poet for distinguished poetic achievement. There is no application process.

LENORE MARSHALL POETRY PRIZE

Patrick Rosal of Philadelphia won the 2017 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize for his poetry collection Brooklyn Antediluvian (Persea Books, 2016). He received $25,000. Rigoberto González, Vijay Seshadri, and Susan Wheeler judged. The annual award is given for a book of poetry published in the United States in the previous year. The next deadline is May 15.

JAMES LAUGHLIN AWARD

sam sax of New York City won the 2017 James Laughlin Award for his poetry collection Bury It (Wesleyan University Press, 2018). He received $5,000, a weeklong residency at the Betsy Hotel in Miami, and distribution of his book to members of the Academy of American Poets. Tyehimba Jess, Ruth Ellen Kocher, and Jill McDonough judged. The annual award is given for a second collection by a U.S. poet. The next deadline is May 15.

RAIZISS/DE PALCHI FELLOWSHIP

Thomas E. Peterson of Athens, Georgia, won the 2017 Raiziss/de Palchi Fellowship for his translation from the Italian of selected poems by Franco Fortini. He received $25,000 and a five-week residency at the American Academy in Rome. Maria Luisa Ardizzone, Antonello Borra, and Alessandro Carrera judged. The biennial award is given for a translation into English of a significant work of modern Italian poetry. (SEE DEADLINES.)

HAROLD MORTON LANDON TRANSLATION AWARD

Piotr Florczyk of Los Angeles won the 2017 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award for his translation from the Polish of Building the Barricade by Anna Świrszczyńska (Tavern Books, 2016). He received $1,000. Marilyn Hacker judged. The annual award is given to a U.S. citizen for a translation of a book of poetry from any language into English, published in the United States during the previous year. (SEE DEADLINES.)

Academy of American Poets, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 901, New York, NY 10038. (212) 274-0343. Nikay Paredes, Programs Coordinator. awards@poets.org www.poets.org/awards

Airlie Press

AIRLIE PRIZE

Sarah McCartt-Jackson of Louisville, Kentucky, won the 2017 Airlie Prize for her poetry collection Stonelight. She received $1,000, and her book will be published by Airlie Press in October 2018. The editors judged. The annual award is given for a poetry collection. (SEE DEADLINES.)

Airlie Press, Airlie Prize, P.O. Box 82653, Portland, OR 97282. (503) 890-9877. Anatoly Molotkov, Editor. am@amolotkov.com www.airliepress.org

Association of Writers & Writing Programs

AWARD SERIES

Four writers won the 2017 Association of Writers & Writing Programs Award Series prizes. Brynne Rebele-Henry of Richmond won the $5,500 Donald Hall Prize for Poetry. Her collection, Autobiography of a Wound, selected by Kim Addonizio, will be published by University of Pittsburgh Press. Jon Chopan of St. Petersburg, Florida, won the $5,500 Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction. His collection, Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1, selected by Sue Miller, will be published by University of Massachusetts Press. Joshua Bernstein of Duluth won the $2,500 Award Series for the Novel. His novel, Rachel’s Tomb, selected by Timothy DeLizza, will be published by New Issues Press. Wang Ping of Saint Paul won the $2,500 AWP Prize for Creative Nonfiction. Her book, Life of Miracles Along the Yangtze and Mississippi, selected by Gretel Ehrlich, will be published by University of Georgia Press. The annual awards are given for books of poetry, fiction, short fiction, and creative nonfiction. (SEE DEADLINES.)

Association of Writers & Writing Programs, Award Series, University of Maryland, 5245 Greenbelt Road, Box #246, College Park, MD 20740. (301) 226-9710. www.awpwriter.org/contests

Atlanta Review

INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION

of Warwick, New York, won the 2017 International Poetry Competition for her poem “Nasreen’s Story.” She received $1,000, and her poem was published in the Fall 2017 issue of . Cecilia Woloch judged. The annual

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