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

Announcing the Winner of the 2019 CPR Book Award

Judge Lesley Wheeler has selected “Passiflora” by Kathryn Nash Davis as the winning manuscript for the 2019 Cider Press Review Book Award. “Passiflora”  has a tentative release date of January, 2021* from Cider Press Review.

Winner:

Passiflora, by Kathryn Davis

Runners-Up:

Climbing Hybrid Perpetual, by Erica Bernheim
Fractures, by Carlos Gómez

Additional Finalists:

Abattoir, by Angelo Mao
Burning Man, by Jed Myers
Girls on Land, by Nicole Melanson
House Bird, by Robert Fillman
Imagine the Glacier, by Matthew Burns
Needles Road, by Lee Peterson
Out of Nowhere, by Susan Comninos
Romancing Akhmatova, by James Wyshynski
What to Pack, What to Carry, by Liz Rees

*All contest entrants will receive a copy of the book.

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!