Announcing the Winners of the AWP Award for Creative Nonfiction and the National Poetry Series

We’re pleased to announce the winners of several creative writing awards. Look for their publications in the fall of 2018! Wang Ping Wins the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction Congratulations to Wang Ping for winning this year’s Association of Writers & Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction with her work Life of…

Awards News

Sarah Gorham’s Alpine Apprentice has been longlisted for the 2018 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. Early reviews, which praised Gorham’s “arresting prose” (Booklist) and “unflinching” recollections of childhood (Publishers Weekly) suggested good things ahead for Alpine Apprentice—and here we are. Finalists for the award will be announced in January 2018 and the…

Georgia Poetry Prize Deadline Nov 30

The deadline to enter the Georgia Poetry Prize competition is fast approaching (November 30 at 5:00 pm)! The most recent winner of the GPP was My American Night by Chris P. Collins. Read an excerpt from his collection here. In partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia, the University…

Christopher Collins Awarded the Georgia Poetry Prize

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce that Christopher Collins is the winner of the 2017 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…