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Million-Line Poem, Day 908

See the Million-Line Poem in progress here! Today’s lines of inspiration: that moon by which we pled love’s fullest phase, yet having loved, did cast fools’ shadows on the sun, the crescent waning till light was done. (Maureen E. Doallas, Arlington, VA) * * If you’re just joining us now, you can read more about … Read more

Million-Line Poem, Day 907

See the Million-Line Poem in progress here! Today’s lines of inspiration: It is no hyperbole to say you saved me, you an ocean away now gazing at the very same moon, (Dianne Silvestri, Natick, MA) * * If you’re just joining us now, you can read more about the Million-Line Poem and how to participate … Read more

Million-Line Poem, Day 906

See the Million-Line Poem in progress here! Today’s lines of inspiration: It is no hyperbole to say you saved me, you an ocean away now gazing at the very same moon, (Dianne Silvestri, Natick, MA) * * If you’re just joining us now, you can read more about the Million-Line Poem and how to participate … Read more

Million-Line Poem, Day 905

See the Million-Line Poem in progress here! Today’s lines of inspiration: let us love, fragile and iridescent as we are, though it be a reach for light-combing fingers … a newborn wind, folding into the sky’s cradle. (Nina Kerr, Chattanooga, TN) * * If you’re just joining us now, you can read more about the … Read more

Million-Line Poem, Day 904

See the Million-Line Poem in progress here! Today’s lines of inspiration: Today the world is a whirligig full of toy children larking mad with summer. So let us love, knowing the outrageous wound proves it beyond all cannon. (Julianza Shavin, Colorado Springs, CO) * * If you’re just joining us now, you can read more … Read more

Million-Line Poem – Couplet

See the Million-Line Poem in progress here! Today’s lines of inspiration: I was before my time; You were behind yours. (Adrian Reese, Washington, DC)     * If you’re just joining us now, you can read more about the Million-Line Poem and how to participate here.

Tupelo Press Announces the 2015 Dorset Prize Winner and Finalists

Tupelo Press Dorset Prize

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

2014 Award and Contest Winners

Congratulations to all of our Tupelo Press award and contest winners for 2014! Dorset   |   Snowbound   |   Berkshire   |   Sunken Garden Tupelo Press selected three manuscripts for publication from among an astonishment of deserving work submitted during our July 2014 Open Reading Period: Lillian-Yvonne Bertram of Buffalo, New York for Personal Science Lillian-Yvonne Bertram is a 2014 … Read more

Tupelo Press announces 2014 Dorset Prize winner

Tupelo Press Dorset Prize

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

2014 Berkshire Prize Winner

Tupelo Prize Berkshire Prize for First or Second Book of Poetry

Tupelo Press is delighted to announce that Jeffrey Harrison has selected Jenny Molberg’s Marvels of the Invisible as winner of the 2014 Berkshire Prize for a First or Second Book of Poetry. Jenny Molberg earned her B.A. at Louisiana State University and her M.F.A. at American University. Her work has appeared in North American Review, … Read more