Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Dennis Hinrichsen Wins Tampa Review Prize

Poet Dennis Hinrichsen of Lansing, Michigan, has won the 2010 Tampa Review Prize for Poetry. He receives a $2,000 cash award and book publication by the University of Tampa Press for his winning manuscript, Rip-tooth. His book will be released simultaneously in hardback and quality paperback editions in early 2011. Read more!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Hotel Deals for Other Words Conference!

Monterrey Inn
Nov. 4-6, 2010
Thursday: $70
Friday: $99
Saturday: $99
Ask for "Other Words Conference" rate.

Bayfront Hilton
Thurs, Fri, Sat: $239 each.
Ask for "Other Words Conference" rate.
Reserve room by Oct. 6th for rate.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Congratulations, Poet Rhett Trull

Rhett Trull, a presenter at last year's Other Words conference, has earned well-deserved recognition recently. Her book The Real Warnings (Anhinga Press, 2009), winner of the 2008 Anhinga Prize for Poetry, has received three book awards: the 2010 Devil's Kitchen Reading Award in Poetry from Southern Illinois University, given for the best book of poetry published in 2009; the North Carolina Poetry Society's 2010 Brockman Campbell Book Award and the Poetry Council of North Carolina's 2010 Oscar Arnold Young Book Award, both given to the best collection by a N.C. author published in 2009. Congratulations, Rhett!

Katie Riegel and Yellow Jacket Press!

Congratulations to Yellow Jacket Press board member Katie Riegel, whose poetry collection Castaway was a finalist for the FutureCycle Poetry Book Prize. Her book will be published in the near future. Way to go, Katie! Upcoming Yellow Jacket Press Events: Sept. 11, Tampa--Deep Carnivale--YJP is involved and will most likely have a reading slot. Sep. 24th--3rd Annual YJP Happy Hour and Prime Time Show--all YJP poets are invited to read.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Register NOW for Other Words!!

Registration is now open for the Sixth Annual Other Words Conference, Nov 4-6, 2010, held again this year in St. Augustine, Florida on the campus of Flagler College. Click here to download your registration form, and we'll see you in November!