The short list finalists for the 2014 Cider Press Review Book Award include (in alphabetical order):
- Late Reckoning
- Rearview Mirror
- The Crimes of Clara Turlington
- The Light of What Comes After
- The Village of Adios
- What I Tell Myself at 3AM
- Why I Won’t Take My Jane Austen Action Figure Out of Her Packaging
2014 contest judge Jeffrey Harrison is in the process if making his final decision. The 2014 Book Award winner will be announced in Late January/Early February 2015 on the CPR website, ciderpressreview.com and on our Facebook page.
It is our very great honor to be able to announce that poet and essayist Linda Pastan has agreed to serve as final manuscript judge for the 2015 Cider Press Review Book Award.
Pastan has published 13 volumes of poetry, most recently Traveling Light. Two of these books have been finalists for the National Book Award, one for The Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her 14th book, Insomnia, is due from Norton in the fall of 2015. Pastan was Poet Laureate of Maryland from 1991 to 1995. She has won numerous awards, including The Radcliffe Distinguished Alumni Award and The Maurice English Award. In 2003 she won the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize for lifetime achievement.
The annual Cider Press Review Book Award offers a $1,500 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. Cider Press accepts submissions for the Book Award between September 1 and November 30 annually.
Judge for the 2014 CPR Book Award is Jeffrey Harrison.
Learn more about the CPR Book Award.
The 2014 Cider Press Review Book Award will open to accept submissions on September 1. We will be accepting manuscripts of full-length collections of poetry between September 1 and November 30.
The annual Cider Press Review Book Award offers a $1,500 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.
2014 judge is Jeffrey Harrison.
The winning book from our 2013 contest, The Open Mouth of the Vase by Amy Ash, is in production for release in January, 2015.
Learn more at www.ciderpressreview.com/bookaward.