Today we’re very pleased to congratulate Cimarron contributor, Elisabeth Murawski, whose chapbook, Still Life with Timex, has won the Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize. A memorial to her youngest son, Alexander Evans, it will be published early next year by Texas Review Press.
We’re very pleased to announce the following nominations for next year’s Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses. Congrats to all our nominees; we’re thrilled to champion their fine work.
Alexis Sears’ “Intimacy” (poetry)
Jill Neimark’s “Rosary of Q-Tips” (poetry)
Steven Wingate’s “Scumbags” (fiction)
Andrew Geyer’s “So Many Lovely Lies: A Study of Irony in 7 Quotations, 2 ½ Suicides, and 1 Broken Heart” (fiction)
Caroline Sutton’s “Life Inside” (nonfiction)
Victor Yang’s “Damien” (nonfiction)
Keep an eye out for our latest issue, 212, featuring poetry by Michael Marberry, Pamela Alexander, Jack Martin, Morgan Hamill, and others; fiction by Abby Frucht, Thomas H. McNeely, Rachel Hall, and Toby Donovan; and creative nonfiction by Victor Yang. We’re also featuring fantastic artwork by John Kinney.
Today we share the good news that Cimarron Contributor Phill Provance’s new book of poems, A Plan in Case of Morning (Vine Leaves Press) is now available for pre-sale and will officially launch at the end of September. In addition, Vine Leaves Press has announced a $10,000 Third Party Social Media Contest for Poetry Readers. Pre-order your copy today.