Tuesday, January 8, 2013

2013 Green Rose Prize

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January 2013 
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Phantom Camera 
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The Most  
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Large White House Speaking
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Dear Friends,   

Ralph Angel has won the 2013 Green Rose Prize for his manuscript Your Moon. Angel wins a $2,000 award and publication of his manuscript in the spring of 2014.
Ralph Angel  
Ralph Angel is the author of five books of poetry: Your Moon (forthcoming); Exceptions and Melancholies: Poems 1986-2006 (2007 PEN USA Poetry Award); Twice Removed; Neither World (James Laughlin Award of The Academy of American Poets); and Anxious Latitudes; as well as a translation of the Federico García Lorca collection, Poema del cante jondo / Poem of the Deep Song. His poems have appeared in scores of magazines and anthologies, both here and abroad, and recent literary awards include a gift from the Elgin Cox Trust, a Pushcart Prize, a Gertrude Stein Award, the Willis Barnstone Poetry Translation Prize, a Fulbright Foundation fellowship and the Bess Hokin Award of the Modern Poetry Association. Mr. Angel is Edith R. White Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Redlands, and a member of the MFA Program in Writing faculty at Vermont College of Fine Arts.  Originally from Seattle, he lives in Los Angeles.
Also accepted for publication:
    Gazelle in the House by Lisa Williams
    Tree Line by Judy Halebsky
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 for the 2014 prize are available on our website.
Green Rose Prize in Poetry
2012: Jaswinder Bolina
Phantom Camera 

2011: Corey Marks
The Radio Tree
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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