Jasmine Elizabeth Smith Awarded the Georgia Poetry Prize

The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce Jasmine Elizabeth Smith as winner of the 2020 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…

Announcing Association of Writers Award for Creative Nonfiction Winner: Caroline Crew

Congratulations to Caroline Crew for winning this year’s Association of Writers & Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction with her work Other Girls to Burn. Caroline Crew is the author of a collection of poetry titled Pink Museum as well as several chapbooks. Her poetry and essays have appeared in Conjunctions, DIAGRAM, Gulf Coast, Kenyon Review, Black Warrior Review, and many other…

Kate McIntyre Wins the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction

Kate McIntyre has been named this year’s winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, and her collection of short stories Mad Prairie will be published by the University of Georgia Press in the fall of 2021. The competition seeks to encourage writers of excellent short stories, while bringing award-winning work to a wider…

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…