New Issues was established in 1996 by poet Herbert S. Scott.
are proud to announce we have received a grant from the Michigan
Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs to help support the production
of our forthcoming anthology:
Poetry in Michigan / Michigan in Poetry
Large White House Speaking
Fall 2013 Poetry in Michigan/Michigan in Poetry edited by Jack Ridl and William Olsen
Ain't No Grave
Cullen Bailey Burns
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 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
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
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
2002: Christopher Bursk
Ovid at Fifteen
2001: Ruth Ellen Kocher
When the Moon Knows You're Wandering
2000: Martha Rhodes
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