Tupelo Press Announces July Open Reading Period Selections 2016

This year, the editors at Tupelo Press are grateful to have had the chance to read and reread your manuscripts that came to us in record numbers – and record quality.   Tupelo Press will publish and distribute three of the submitted manuscripts. We are proud and honored to select for publication:   The Book … Read more

Tupelo Press Names the 2016 Berkshire Prize Winner

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. “Medusa Reads La Negra’s Palm is the book I need right now. Maybe that’s selfish to say? I’ll still say it. Medusa Reads La Negra’s Palm is a book that tells me this … Read more

Tupelo Press and Kundiman Announce 2016 Kundiman Poetry Prize Winner

Tupelo Press and Kundiman are delighted to make the joint announcement that Tupelo Press Editor-in-Chief Jeffrey Levine and Poetry Editor Cassandra Cleghorn have selected Sharon Wang of Ridgewood, New York as winner of the 2016 Kundiman Poetry Prize for her manuscript, The Republic of Mercy. Sharon Wang’s poems have appeared in journals including Blackbird, Omniverse, … Read more

Tupelo Press Names the 2016 Sunken Garden Chapbook Award Winner

Tupelo Press is especially delighted to announce that Editor-in-Chief Jeffrey Levine and Poetry Editor Cassandra Cleghorn have selected Feed by Suzanne Parker of New York, New York as winner of the 2016 Sunken Garden Chapbook Poetry Award. As you may know, C.D. Wright was slated to judge this competition. We honor her memory with our … Read more

Robert Pinsky’s choice for 2016 Dorset Prize announced!

Tupelo Press is honored to announce that Robert Pinsky, former two-term U.S. Poet Laureate, who not only served as our judge for the Dorset Prize, but in an extraordinary and unprecedented act of generosity read (blind) over 100 manuscripts, has selected Mario Chard of Smyrna, Georgia as winner of the 2016 Dorset Prize for his … Read more

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