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.


Snyder Prize Deadline is April 30

Snyder Prize Deadline is April 30

Time is running out to enter this year's Richard Snyder Memorial Publication Prize.  We are pleased to have David St. John as our final judge this year.  All entries must be entered via our Submittable site or postmarked by April 30. The winner will have their manuscript published by Ashland Poetry Press and receive $1,000 in prize money.  For more information, including submission guidelines, please visit our Snyder Prize...more

Two Ashland Poetry Press Publications win IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards in Poetry

Tancho, by J. David Cummings is the winner of the Independent Book Publishers Association 2015 Benjamin Franklin Award in poetry Richard Jackson's Out of Place was also a finalist for the award and received a silver placing in the poetry category. ...more

National Poetry Month weekly selections

In celebration of National Poetry Month, we will be posting a free poem from our archives every Tuesday and Friday during April. You can sign up to have these sent directly to your email or view all the postings on our website. ...more
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