Tupelo Press is delighted to announce that Gabrielle Calvocoressi has selected Elizabeth Acevedo’s Medusa Reads La Negra’s Palm as winner of our 2016 Berkshire Prize for a First or Second Book of Poetry.
David Thacker of Tallahassee, Florida, for Dark Horse
Rebecca Lehmann of Potsdam, New York, for Dog Star
Stuart Lishan of Delaware, Ohio, for The Archeology of Light
Jacquelyn Malone of Lowell, Massachusetts, for Solitude of the Evening Train
Shivani Mehta of Calabasas, California, for The Rapture
Soham Patel of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for stage
Michael Snediker of Houston, Texas, for The New York Editions
Timothy Welch of Tallahassee, Florida, for Odd Bloom Seen from Space
Thank you all for doing the crucially important work of making poetry, of changing the weather every day, and for your evident show of support for what we do here at Tupelo Press.