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ABLE MUSE BOOK AWARD, 2015 Results

ABLE MUSE BOOK AWARD
2015 Results

Final Judge: Peter Campion

(Judged anonymously throughout by the Able Muse Contest Committee and the final judge, Peter Campion) 

Congratulations to the 2015
Able Muse Book Award

WINNER
Emily Leithauser
Emily Leithauser

for her poetry manuscript
The Borrowed World

She wins the $1000 prize and publication by Able Muse Press, Spring/Summer 2016

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FINALISTS

• Katie Hartsock: Bed of Impatiens
• Elise Hempel: Second Rain
• Alfred Nicol: Animal Psalms

Congratulations to all of our finalists above,  from our anonymous judging process, as they will also be offered a standard Able Muse Press book contract!

 

HONORABLE MENTION

• Jeanne Emmons: The Forming House
• Rob Griffith: The Devil in the Milk
• Patricia Hooper: Separate Flights
• Jean L. Kreiling: Arts & Letters & Love
• Brad Aaron Modlin: Everyone at This Party Has Two Names
• Rob Wright: Holding on to the Hard Earth

 

Stay tuned for the announcements coming soon for the 2016 Able Muse contests.


Able Muse Review - (Print Version)
Subscribe now to Able Muse to read the fine work of the winners of our other contests, the 2015 Write Prize for poetry and fiction, in the forthcoming Winter 2015 issue.



2014 Able Muse Book Award WINNER
Carrie Shipers (selected by Molly Peacock)
Cause for Concern - poems by Carrie Shipers (with an foreword by David Yezzi)
 
Cause for Concern (winner, 2014 Able Muse Book Award) - poems by Carrie Shipers
(with an foreword by Jehanne Dubrow)
 . . . read more | Order your copy now!


Walking in on People - Poems by Melissa BalmainWalking in on People - poems by Melissa Balmain
(with an foreword by David Yezzi)
 . . . read more | Order your copy now!

Virtue, Big as Sin - Poems by Frank OsenVirtue, Big as Sin - poems by Frank Osen
(with an afterword by Timothy Steele)
 . . . read more | Order your copy now!

Dirge for an Imaginary World - Poems by Matthew Buckley SmithDirge for an Imaginary World (winner, 2011 Able Muse Book Award) - poems by Matthew Buckley Smith
(with an foreword by Greg Williamson)
 . . . read more | Order your copy now!



• (2014 Winner Announcement here)
• (2013 Winner Announcement here)
• (2012 Winner Announcement here)
• (2011 Winner Announcement here)

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