The editors are delighted to announce that the manuscript Dirt, Root, Silk by Susan Azar Porterfield has won the 2015 Cider Press Review Editors’ Prize.
Susan Azar Porterfield is the author of Kibbe (Mayapple Press) and a chapbook, Beirut Redux (Finishingline). She is the editor of Zen, Poetry, the Art of Lucien Stryk (Ohio UP) and has written on Stryk for Poets & Writers as well as AWP’s The Writer’s Chronicle. She has received an Illinois Arts Council Award for Poetry and is the Associate Poetry Editor of Fifthwednesday Journal. She is a Professor of English at Rockford University.
Ms. Porterfield receives a $1,000 prize, publication, and 25 author’s copies of the book when it appears next summer.