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.


Elizabeth Spires to Judge 2017 Snyder Prize

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. Spires is the author of six collections of poetry, including Worldling, Now the Green Blade Rises, and The Wave-Maker.  Her poems have appeared in The Atlantic, Poetry, American Poetry Review, and other literary journals. She lives in Baltimore and is a professor of English at Goucher College.A Few Poems Available on-line by...more

2016 Snyder Prize Winner is Pamela Sutton

Congratulations to Pamela Sutton, winner of the 2016 Richard Snyder Memorial Publication Prize. Her manuscript Burning My Birth Certificate was selected by final judge Andrew Hudgins. The book will be available in fall 2017....more

2016 National Poetry Month weekly selections

We continue our month of National Poetry Month selections with a selection from Our House Was on Fire by Laura Van Prooyen. ...more
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