Deadline for the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction is This Week

Writers of short fiction, the window is closing to submit manuscripts for the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. The submission deadline is May 31. The winner will be announced by late summer. Acclaimed writer, editor, professor and commentator Roxane Gay is the current judge. Gay’s writing appears in Best American Nonrequired Reading 2018, Best American Mystery…

Chioma Urama Wins 2019 Georgia Poetry Prize

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce Chioma Urama as winner of the 2019 Georgia Poetry Prize. In partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Georgia, the University of Georgia Press established the Georgia Poetry Prize in 2015 as a national competition that celebrates excellence in poetry. The winner…

Chekwube Danladi Wins 2019 Cave Canem Poetry Prize

Congratulations to Chekwube Danladi on winning the 2019 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for her book Semiotics. The University of Georgia Press will publish Semiotics in the fall of 2021. Established in 1999, Cave Canem is a first-book award dedicated to the discovery of exceptional manuscripts by poets of African descent. The participation of distinguished judges…

Chelsea Dingman Awarded the Georgia Poetry Prize

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce Chelsea Dingman as winner of the 2018 Georgia Poetry Prize. In partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia, the University of Georgia Press established the Georgia Poetry Prize in 2015 as a national competition that celebrates excellence in…

Call for Submissions: Georgia Poetry Prize

  Attention all poets: we are currently accepting manuscripts for the Georgia Poetry Prize! In partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia, the University of Georgia Press has established the Georgia Poetry Prize, a national competition that will celebrate excellence in poetry. Supported by the Bruce and…

National Poetry Series 2018 Winners!

We are pleased to announce that Christopher Kondrich has won one of five coveted positions as a National Poetry Series winner.  His book Valuing, chosen by Jericho Brown, will be published by the University of Georgia Press in 2019. Kondrich is the author of Contrapuntal (Free Verse Editions, 2013) and a winner of both the Iowa…