Congratulations to Afaa Michael Weaver, winner of this year’s Phillis Wheatley Book Award in the poetry category, for his City of Eternal Spring. The Wheatley awards, named for the first published African-American female writer, are sponsored by the QBR: The Black Book Review and the Harlem Book Fair.
Congratulations to Leslie Pietrzyk, winner of the 2015 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for her short story collection This Angel on My Chest.
It will be published in the Fall of 2015 by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Read the press release.
Congratulations to Nate Marshall of Chicago, Illinois, 2014 winner of the Agnes Starrett Poetry Prize for his collection Wild Hundreds. It will be published in the Fall of 2015 by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Read the press release.