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General news about Cider Press Review, a journal of contemporary poetry.

Nothing Like the Doll You Learned On, by Jan Wallace, wins the 2019 Cider Press Review Editors’ Prize Book Award

The editors are very pleased to announce that Jan Wallace has won the 2019 Cider Press Review book award with her manuscript Nothing Like the Doll You Learned On. Runner-up for the award was The Punishments Must Be a School by Emily August. Other finalists were Echo’s Recipe by Theodore Worozbyt, Night, Translated by Jonathan Duckworth, and Rearticulation by Anastasia Stelse.

Nothing Like the Doll You Learned On has a tentative release date of August, 2020 from Cider Press Review. All contest entrants will receive a copy of the book.

Jan Wallace’s poems and essays have previously appeared in various journals including Terrain.org A Journal of the Built + Natural World; Off Paper The Project Room’s literary magazine; Field; Poetry Northwest; Hubbub; Fine Madness; Arcade A Journal of Architecture and Design in the Northwest; Nest and The Seattle Review. Her honors include an International Writer’s Fellowship completed at Hawthornden Castle, Scotland, UK.

Finalists Announced for 2019 CPR Editors’ Prize

Acting Managing Editor Catherine Carter and I (Caron) are delighted to be able to announce our FINALIST manuscripts for the 2019 Editors’ Prize Book Award.
[In alphabetical order]:

Echo’s Recipe
Night, Translated
Nothing Like the Doll You Learned On
The Punishments Must Be a School
Rearticulation

We hope to be able to announce a winner within a very few days. Watch this space!

Camasin Pedroja wins the 2018 Cider Press Review Book Award

The editors are delighted to announce that Camasin Pedroja of Portland, Oregon, won the 2018 Cider Press Review Book Award for her poetry collection Notes on Vanishing.

Camasin Pedroja’s manuscript, Notes on Vanishing, was selected for the 2019 CPR Book Award by final judge Leona Sevick . Ms. Pedroja receives $1,500, publication of her book by Cider Press Review, and 25 author copies.

Cammy Pedroja is a writer living in Portland, Oregon with her husband and daughter. Her work has appeared widely across print and digital publications like FIELD, New England Review, Mid-American Review, Verse Daily, PANK, and many others. She is also a recent winner of the James Wright Poetry Award. With an MFA in writing from Columbia University and a BA from Sarah Lawrence College, Cammy earned her Ph.D. in English Literature and Rhetoric from SUNY Binghamton.

The annual award is given for a poetry collection in English. The next deadline is November 30, 2019