We’re pleased to announce the preliminary readers for our 2018 Dorset Prize. These talented writers will help choose which manuscripts should be honored as finalists and forward on to our final judge.
Tupelo Press is especially delighted to announce that our judge, John Murillo, has selected Asterism by Ae Hee Lee of Milwaukee, Wisconsin as the winner of the 2022 Dorset Prize! Ae Hee will receive a $3,000 cash prize and a week-long residency at MASS MoCA worth $1,500 in addition to publication by Tupelo Press, 20 … Read more
Rachel Abramowitz of Santa Monica, California, The Birthday of the Dead Rachel is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the University of Oxford. She has been the Editor-in-Chief of the literary magazine Wave Composition, an intern at the Paris Review, a stock analyst (for three months), and has taught English Literature at The … Read more
We’re pleased to announce the preliminary readers for our 2019 Dorset Prize. These talented writers will help choose which manuscripts should be honored as finalists and forwarded on to our final judge, Mary Jo Bang. The readers are: V. Joshua Adams, a former editor of Chicago Review, teaches at the University of Louisville. His chapbook, Cold Affections, … Read more
This year our Dorset Prize was judged by Ilya Kaminsky, who – in a feat of nearly unprecedented generosity – read approximately 64 manuscripts, selected by the editors for his consideration, and in an even more magnanimous act, he wrote citations for every single one of those books. All of those citations are included … Read more
Enter to Win the 2015 Dorset Prize, Judged by Former US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky Submission period: September 1 — December 31, 2015 Final Judge: Robert Pinsky Prize: $4,500 A $3,000 cash prize and a week-long residency at MASS MoCA worth $1,500 in addition to publication by Tupelo Press, 20 copies of the winning title, … Read more
Tupelo Press is delighted to announce that Edward Hirsch has selected Thomas Centolella of San Francisco, California as winner of the 2015 Dorset Prize for his manuscript, Almost Human. The winner receives a $3,000 cash prize, publication by Tupelo Press, and national distribution. Thomas Centolella is the author of three collections of poetry: Terra … Read more
Tupelo Press is delighted to announce that David Wojahn has selected Lauren Camp’s One Hundred Hungers as winner of the 2014 Dorset Prize. Lauren Camp is the author of two books of poems, The Dailiness (Edwin E. Smith, 2013) and This Business of Wisdom (West End Press, 2010). She was a juror for the 2014 … Read more