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.


J. David Cummings to Read at Ashland University

J. David Cummings to Read at Ashland University

Ashland Poetry Press author J. David Cummings will be part of the Ashland University English Department's Spring Reading Series. He will read selections from his 2014 collection Tancho, winner of the 2013 Snyder Memorial Prize as chosen by final judge Alice Ostriker. Cummings will read on Monday, March 23 at 4:00 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall (Dwight Schar Building). The event is free and open to the public. Educated at the Pennsylvania State University, J. David...more

Snyder Prize Now Accepting Entries

The submissions period is now underway for the 2015 Richard Snyder Memorial Publication Prize....more

Interview with Author Nicholas Samaras

In a recent interview with Ancient Faith Radio, poet Nicholas Samaras spoke about his Ashland Poetry Press book American Psalm, World Psalm. Samaras discussed how his faith, his poetry, and his love of music fused to create this ambitious collection of poems focused on the biblical psalms....more
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