Friday, January 21, 2011

Winner of the 2011 Green Rose Prize

Winner: Corey Marks
The Editors of New Issues Poetry and Prose are pleased to announce the winner of the 2011 Green Rose Prize: Corey Marks for his manuscript The Radio Tree. Corey wins a $2,000 award and publication of his manuscript in the spring of 2012.

Corey Marks’ Renunciation was a National Poetry Series selection published by the University of Illinois Press. His poems have appeared in New England Review, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, The Threepenny Review, TriQuarterly, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and in the anthology, Legitimate Dangers. He’s received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Natalie Ornish Prize from the Texas Institute of Letters, and the Bernard F. Conners Prize from The Paris Review. He holds a Ph.D. in creative writing and literature from University of Houston and an MFA in poetry from Warren Wilson. An associate professor and director of creative writing at University of North Texas, he lives in Denton with his wife, Amy, and their daughter, Madeleine.

Also accepted for publication:
The Frame Called Ruin by Hadara Bar-Nadav
to appear in the fall of 2012

The Green Rose Prize is awarded to an author who has previously published at least one full-length book of poems. Winners are chosen by the editors of New Issues Press. Guidelines are available on our website.

The Green Rose Prize in Poetry

2010: Seth Abramson

2009: Malinda Markham
Having Cut the Sparrow’s Heart

2008: Patty Seyburn

2007: Jon Pineda
The Translator’s Diary

2006: Noah Eli Gordon
A Fiddle Pulled from the Throat of a Sparrow

2005: Joan Houlihan
The Mending Worm

2004: Hugh Seidman
Somebody Stand Up and Sing

2003: Christine Hume
Gretchen Mattox
Buddha Box

2002: Christopher Bursk
Ovid at Fifteen

2001: Ruth Ellen Kocher
When the Moon Knows You're Wandering

2000: Martha Rhodes
Perfect Disappearance

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