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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.


Passiflora, by Kathryn Davis


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.

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