NEWS & EVENTS

AWP2016

AWP 2016 is in Los Angeles this year–the City of Angels : our northerly neighbors–and you can bet 1913 Press will be there!

We will be at the bookfair and involved in off-site evets, too, so keep an eye out.

Hope to see you in L.A.!


2015 Prize for First Books

This year we are very excited to announce the winners of the 1913 Prize for First Books selected by John Keene!

Winner: LA Vena — X/SHE: STARDRAPED
Editrixes Pick: Andrew Wessels — A TURKISH DICTIONARY

Whose books will be published late 2016/early 2017.

Runners-up:
Tim Jones-Yelvington — STRIKE A PROSE: MEMOIRS OF A LIT DIVA EXTRAORDINAIRE
Kay Cosgrove — A CODFISH RECIPE FOR EVERYDAY OF THE YEAR

Finalists:
Tony Mancus — LENS-CAP
Franciszka Voeltz — BRIGHTNESS THIS
EJ Koh — COUNTRY OF MYSELF
Adam Fagin — T'S LAW
Amy Thomas — LUNG SONG
Diana Arterian — PLAYING MONSTER :: SEICHE

Semi-Finalists:
Hannah Kezema — (WHERE THE LIGHT CAN'T REACH)
Carleen Tibbetts — DOSSIER FOR THE POSTVERBAL/
Christine Smith — THE SPIRIT CABINET

A big thank you to all of the talented writers who submitted their work.

We will be reading for the 2016 Prize for First Books in Spring 2016!

So much love!
1913 Press



2014 Prize for First Books

We're absolutely thrilled to announce that this year's 1913 Prize for First Books was selected by Claudia Rankine:

ARCANE RITUALS FROM THE FUTURE

by LEIF HAVEN!

We're so grateful to all those who submitted, and want to especially thank the following Finalists for their superfine works:

Danielle Adair: Selma
Kimberly Alidio: dear space
Jose Alvergue: Precis
Tiffanie Hoang: Girl with Ponytail
Elisabeth Houston: Dollhouse Poems
Wes Jamison: Carrion
Soham Patel: towards evening
Christopher Perez: Love Pant Alien
Lauren Russell: What's Hanging on the Hush
Jack Snyder: Here I Am I
Nicky Tiso: Cata/strophe
Adam Veal: Forbidden Planet
Andrew Wessels: A Turkish Dictionary
Mia You: I, Too, Dislike It

 

We'll be reading new submissions in Spring 2015. 

Please see our SUBMISSIONS page for more info.

 


 

Congratulations to all the 1913 writers & artists who have been honored with awards and publications of all sorts. Please email the editrice with updates!