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The results of the 2018 July Open Reading Period

The editors of Tupelo Press are delighted to announce their decisions for the 2018 July Open Submission Period. We congratulate the following poets, whose books will be published and distributed by Tupelo Press:  Nehassaiu deGannes, for Music for Exile Corey Van Landingham, for Love Letter to Who Owns the Heavens  Citation for Music for Exile In Music … Read more

Baruch College Presents: Anna Rabinowitz’s Words On The Street

Baruch College presents Words on the Street, a book-length poem and mystery by Anna Rabinowitz transformed into a multimedia hybrid performance. “An infant is abducted and the seven deadly sins play out their power struggle while pandemonium reigns in a dystopian world.”  The performance runs 10.26 – 11.4. Ticket prices are $16-$51. Words on the Street … Read more

The results of the Second Annual Tupelo Broadside Prize

The editors of Tupelo Press are pleased to announce that final judge Kevin Prufer has selected as winners of the Second Annual Tupelo Broadside Prize: Winners “Revival at Diana Church of Christ” by Jacquelyn Malone “Flagstones” by Steve McDonald “God as Reflexive Pronoun” by Susan O’Dell Underwood Judge’s Citations from Kevin Prufer:  On “Revival at … Read more

The results of the 2018 Kundiman Poetry Prize

Kundiman and Tupelo Press are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2018 Kundiman Poetry Prize is Rohan Chhetri’s lost  hurt  or in transit beautiful. Rohan Chhetri’s first book of poems, Slow Startle (Winner of the ‘Emerging Poets Prize 2015’) was published by The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective. A chapbook of poems, Jurassic Desire (Winner of … Read more

Review of Mario Chard’s Land of Fire by Levi Vonk of Long Reads

  Thank you to Levi Vonk of Long Reads for this contemplative piece exploring migration as “a mythic act” in Mario Chard’s latest collection, Land of Fire. Vonk writes, “It is the space between two spaces, the roving boundary between here and there, then and now. Migration, like myth, exists in a timespace apart. It … Read more

The results of the 2018 Berkshire Prize for a First or Second Book of Poetry

Tupelo Press is delighted to announce that Carl Phillips has selected as winner of the 2018 Berkshire Prize: Ashore, by Laurel Nakanishi From the Judge’s Citation by Carl Phillips: Ashore is an elegant, incisive, and formally restive meditation, a meditation-born of juxtaposition-on life’s incongruencies: the myth of O’ahu as an “island/that sleeps on the ocean floor, … Read more