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Final Week to Enter Manuscripts for the 2020 Cider Press Review Editors’ Prize Book Award

The Cider Press Review Editors’ Prize is accepting manuscript submissions between April 1 and June 30, 2020.

The annual Cider Press Review Editors’ Prize Book Award offers a $1,000 prize, 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. The winning manuscript is selected by the editors of Cider Press Review.
While we strongly encourage all authors to use our convenient online submission system, we also understand that some writers still prefer mail: PO Box 33384, San Diego, CA 92163.

Entries must be accompanied by a $26 entry fee. See our submission guidelines online.

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.