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ABLE MUSE BOOK AWARD, 2019 Results

Able Muse Book Award, 2019 Winners
~ Able Muse Book Award ~
2019

Contest Winner Announcement

Final Judge: David Mason

Able Muse is pleased to announce the winner of the Book Award for a poetry manuscript (judged anonymously throughout by the Able Muse Contest Committee and the final judge, David Mason.)

Congratulations to the 2019
Able Muse Book Award

 

WINNER
William Cordeiro
William Cordeiro

for his poetry manuscript
Trap Street

he wins the $1000 prize and publication by Able Muse Press, Spring/Summer 2020

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RUNNER-UP:

• J. C. Todd: Beyond All Repair

Congratulations to our runner-up above,  from our anonymous judging process!

She will also be offered a standard Able Muse Press book contract.

 

HONORABLE MENTION:

• Yakov Azriel: A History of Closets
• Danieall Beazer Dubrasky: Drift Migration
• Carrie Green: Studies of Familiar Birds
• Ellen Kaufman: Double-Parked, With Tosca
• Matt W Miller: Tender the River
• Raegen M Pietrucha: Head of a Gorgon
• Richard Wakefield: Terminal Park
• Rob Wright: Last Wishes

Congratulations to our winner, runner-up, and honorable mentions: well done to all! And thank you to everyone who entered.

 

Stay tuned for the announcements coming soon for the 2020 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 2019 Write Prize for poetry and fiction, in the forthcoming Winter 2019 issue.



2018 Able Muse Book Award WINNER
Deirdre O'Connor (selected by Marilyn Nelson)
The Cupped Field - poems by Deirdre O'Connor

The Cupped Field - winner, 2018 Able Muse Book Award) - poems by Deirdre O'Connor
 . . . read more | Order your copy now!

Green Hill - Poems by Lorna Knowles BlakeGreen Hill - poems by Lorna Knowles Blake
 . . . read more | Order your copy now!

Manhattanite - Poems by Aaron PoochigianManhattanite - poems by Aaron Poochigian
(with an foreword by A. E. Stallings)
 . . . read more | Order your copy now!

The Borrowed World - Poems by Emily LeithauserThe Borrowed World - poems by Emily Leithauser
(with an foreword by Michael Palma)
 . . . read more | Order your copy now!

Walking in on People - Poems by Melissa BalmainCause for Concern - 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!



• (2018 Winner Announcement here)
• (2017 Winner Announcement here)
• (2016 Winner Announcement here)

• (2015 Winner Announcement here)
• (2014 Winner Announcement here)

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


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