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SPD News & Reviews
The Pen Award for Poetry in Translation has announced its 2015 shortlist! Congratulations to Kim Hyesoon for Sorrowtoothpaste Mirrorcream (translated by Don Mee Choi) and Frank Smith for Guantanamo (translated by Vanessa Place). Congratulations as well to Skin by Tone Škrjanec (translated by Matthew Rohrer and Ana Pepelnik) and Diana's Tree Alejandra Pizarnik (translated by Yvette Siegert) for making the longlist. For a full list of titles and information on the award, click here.
Congratulations to all the SPD titles that have been nominated for the 34th Annual Northern California Book Awards! For a full list of nominees, click here.
Like a Beggar by Ellen Bass (Copper Canyon Press)
Here by Maxine Chernoff (Counterpath)
Beyond the Chainlink by Rusty Morrison (Ahsahta Press)
A corner of the World by Mylene Fernández-Pintado, translated by Dick Cluster (City Lights)
I Must Be the Wind by Moon Chung-hee, translated by Clare You and Richard Silberg (White Pine Press)
The Community of Literary Magazines and Presses, CLMP, selected its shortlists for the new Firecracker Awards. We are proud to announce that all five finalists in the poetry category are SPD titles! Congratulations to our publishers Ahsahta Press, Hanging Loose Press, Tender Buttons Press, and New Issues Poetry & Prose for producing such wonderful books. For the full list of categories and titles, click here.
Beast Feast by Cody-Rose Clevidence (Ahsahta Press)
Blue Hanuman by Joan Larkin (Hanging Loose Press)
Exclosures by Emily Abendroth (Ahsahta Press)
Sonnets: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition by Bernadette Mayer (Tender Buttons Press)
Tree Line by Judy Halebsky (New Issues Poetry & Prose)