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Congratulations to Tim Wirkus, whose short story “An Intrusion” (Subtropics 14), has been selected for inclusion in Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013.
Join Subtropics Poetry Editor Sidney Wade in Provence this June, for a poetry workshop that will be delicious in every way!
Congratulations to Max Garland (Subtropics 15), the new poet laureate of Wisconsin.
We are pleased to announce that Lucia Perillo (Subtropics 1 and 11/12), D. A. Powell (Subtropics 3 and 11/12), and A. E. Stallings (Subtropics 6 and 13) are finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry for the 2012 publishing year.
Congratulations to Tim Wirkus, whose story “An Intrusion” (Subtropics 14) has been selected by The Committee Room as a TCR Story of the Month.
Now available: Subtropics 15, featuring stories by Saptarishi Bandopadhyay, Peter Cameron, Barbara Fried, Thomas Pierce, Rebecca Scherm, Bennett Sims, and Paul Theroux; poems by Pamela Alexander, Philip Alvaré, Ari Banias, Rachel Linnea Brown, Susan Comninos, Alice Friman, Max Garland, Barbara Hamby, Stephen Kampa, Rebecca Lehmann, John Morgan, Les Murray, Nathaniel Perry, Saara Myrene Raappana, David Thacker, Charles Harper Webb, and Jennifer Liberts Weinberg; and, in translation, poetry by Nancy Morejón and Moikom Zeqo, and a story by Vladislav Otroshenko.
Congratulations to Chinelo Okparanta (Subtropics 14), winner of the Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing at Colgate University for 2012-2013.
We are pleased to announce that Jacob M. Appel (Subtropics 6 and 14) has won the 2012 Hudson Prize, for his collection of short stories Scouting for the Reaper.
We are pleased to announce that Roy Kesey (Subtropics 5, 10, and 14) has been selected by Word Riot as winner of the inaugural Paula Anderson Book Award, for his novel Pacazo.
We are pleased to announce that Hailey Leithauser, whose poem “The Moon Speaks of the Lives of the Caesars” appeared in Subtropics 8, has won the 2012 Emily Dickinson First Book Award for her upcoming collection, Swoop, in which that poem appears. Swoop is forthcoming from Graywolf Press in October 2013.
We are pleased to announce that Alan Michael Parker’s poem “A Fable for Our Anniversary” (Subtropics 11/12) has been selected for publication in the Pushcart Prize XXXVII: Best of the Small Presses.
We are pleased to announce that Karen Holmberg (Subtropics 11/12) has won the John Ciardi Prize for her manuscript of poems, Axis Mundi, which is forthcoming from BkMk Press in October 2012.
We are pleased to announce that Stephen Kampa (Subtropics 8) has received Ohio University Press’s Hollis Summers Poetry Prize and a Florida Book Awards gold medal for his book Cracks in the Invisible.
We are pleased to announce that Lauren Groff’s story “Eyewall” (Subtropics 10) has been chosen for inclusion in The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories for 2012.
Poetry Daily plans to feature Jay Hopler’s poem “O, the Sadness Immaculate,” from Subtropics 10, on Tuesday, May 31.
One-year subscriptions have been reduced from $26 to $24 (not $14, as misstated on the masthead of Subtropics 10). We apologize for any thwarted joy you may have experienced.
Congratulations to Subtropics contributors Peter Cameron, James Magruder, and Padgett Powell, whose stories from Subtropics 7 have been chosen, respectively, for The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, New Stories from the Midwest, and New Stories from the South.
We are pleased to announce that Jennifer K. Sweeney (Subtropics 4) has received the James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets for her book How to Live on Bread and Music.
This page last updated May 3, 2013.