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 Meek Wins Snyder Prize

Anna Meek Wins Snyder Prize

Congratulations to Anna George Meek, winner of the 2014 Richard Snyder Memorial Publication Prize! Meek's manuscript, Voice That Is Mine and Not Mine, was selected by final judge Angie Estes. The book will be available in the fall of 2015.Anna George Meek has published in Poetry, The Kenyon Review, The Yale Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Massachusetts Review, The Seneca Review, The Missouri Review (where she was awarded the Tom McAfee Discovery Prize), Water~Stone, Crazyhorse, and dozens of other national journals. She is the recipient of a...more

The Rattling Window Honorable Mention in the Eric Hoffer Awards

Congratulations to Catherine Staples, whose book The Rattling Window is an honorable mention in The Eric Hoffer Awards - Poetry category!...more

Laura Van Prooyen Selected for McGovern Series

Congratulations to Laura Van Prooyen, whose manuscript, "Our House Was on Fire," has been selected by Deborah Fleming, APP Editor, for publication in the McGovern Series. Van Prooyen's manuscript was nominated by Philip Levine. Our House Was on Fire is due for publication in spring 2015....more
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