Second-Skin Rhinestone-Spangled Nude Soufflé Chiffon Gown, by Landon Godfrey won the 2009 Cider Press Review Book Award, selected by final judge David St. John. Runners-up included Entering the House of Awe by Susanna Childress, Ode to the Earth in Translation by George Looney, All Debts Recalled by Emily M. Green, and Violin by Joanne Diaz
The annual Cider Press Review Book Award offers a $1,500 prize (as of 2010), publication, and 25 author’s copies of a book length collection of poetry. Author receives a standard publishing contract. Initial print run is not less than 1,000 copies.
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