Congratulations to Ed Roberson, who has received the ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POETS FELLOWSHIP. Established in 1936 and given in memory of James Ingram Merrill, this prize recognizes distinguished poetic achievement and carries with it a stipend of $25,000. Two of Roberson's books, When Thy King is a Boy and Etai-Eken were published by University of Pittsburgh Press.
Congratulations to Christina Ezrahi, author of Swans of the Kremlin: Ballet and Power in Soviet Russia. The Professional Association of Critics for Theater, Music, and Dance in France recently awarded her the 2017 prize for best dance book published in France for the French edition.
Congratulations to Iswari Pandey, whose book South Asian in the Mid-South won the 2017 CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award.
Congratulations to William Wall, winner of the 2017 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for his short story collection The Islands, which will be published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Fall 2017. Read the Press Release.
Congratulations to Nate Marshall, winner of the 2017 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award (poetry category) for his collection Wild Hundreds.
Read the GLCA press release.
Congratulations to Erin Adair-Hodges of Albuquerque, New Mexico, winner of the 2016 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize for her collection, Let’s All Die Happy. It will be published next fall by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Read the Press Release.