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2012 CPR Book Award Opens September 1


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. Learn more at the Bookaward page.

The final judge for the 2012 CPR Book Award is Gray Jacobik.

We are very pleased to report that last year’s winner, Fugue for Other Hands by Joseph Fasano is in production and scheduled for release January 1, 2013.

Acetylene, by Carol Quinn now on Kindle

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Acetylene, by Carol Quinn, is now available for your Kindle. Acetylene was the winner of the 2008 Cider Press Review book award.

Carol Quinn received her doctorate in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Houston in 2005, where she was also the recipient of C. Glenn Cambor and Donald Barthelme Fellowships in Creative Writing.  She also holds degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia and the University of Southern California.  Her poetry has appeared in The Cincinnati Review, Pleiades, River Styx, Colorado Review, The American Literary Review, The National Poetry Review, and elsewhere.  Her essays and reviews have been published in The Emily Dickinson Journal, the American Book Review, Pleiades, The Missouri Review, and other journals.

Acetylene is Carol Quinn’s first book of poems.

Order the book from the CPR Bookstore, or download a Kindle version instantly from Amazon.

Finalists for the 2012 Editor’s Prize

From a submission pool including hundreds of very fine manuscripts, the editors have whittled down to eight remaining finalists (in alphabetical order):

  • After J
  • The Green Cup
  • My Dear, Dear Stagger Grass
  • On the Desire to Levitate
  • Planetary Nights
  • The Principle of Flickering
  • Significant Others
  • Snow White, When No One was Looking

The final winner will be announced by or before August 28, 2012.  Check back frequently for updates.