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The mission of the Ashland Poetry Press is to help top-rate poets in mid-career break through to first or second book publication, and to help mature poets define the best accomplishments of their writing careers through the publication of volumes of selected works.

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Anna George Meek's The Genome Rhapsodies Is Eric Hoffer Book Award Finalist

Anna George Meek's The Genome Rhapsodies Is Eric Hoffer Book Award Finalist

Congratulations to Anna George Meek, who was a finalist in the 2017 Eric Hoffer Book Award. Only 10% of nominees become finalists, and only 1-6 books per category are selected as finalists. Meek's second book of poetry, The Genome Rhapsodies, was selected for the 2014 Ashland Poetry Press Snyder Prize by final judge Angie Estes and published in 2015. Anna George Meek has published in Poetry, The Kenyon Review, The Yale Review, Virginia Quarterly...more

2015 Snyder Prize Winner Daneen Wardrop Wins 2017 Gold "IPPY" Award

Congratulations to Ashland Poetry Press author Daneen Wardrop! Her collection Life As It has won the Gold Medal in Poetry in the 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards. ...more

Elizabeth Spires to Judge 2017 Snyder Prize

The Ashland Poetry Press is very pleased to announce Elizabeth Spires will be our 2017 final judge for the Snyder Prize. Deadline is April 30. ...more
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