UNACCOMPANIED MINORS, the much-anticipated collection by 2013 New American Fiction Prize-winner Alden Jones, is now available! Check out the interview at Bloom, another at Fiction Writers Review, and some thoughts at The Rumpus. Then give it a read!



TAURUS, poems by Paul Nemser, is ready for your order. What are folks saying about this myth-infused love story set amongst the sentient robot arms of contemporary St. Petersburg? Check out this review at The Huffington Post by Valerie Stivers-Isakova.

 

 

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We're pleased to announce that final judge Nicole Louise Reid has selected Reiterations by David Armstrong of Spokane, Washington, as winner of the 2014 New American Fiction Prize. Mr. Armstrong will receive a publication contract, $1000, and 25 copies of the story collection.

Finalists for the 2014 New American Fiction Prize include:

    The Solace of Monsters, by Laurie Blauner of Seattle, WA

    Cadence and Other Stories, by Erica Lazure of Exeter, NH

    Look at Us: Stories, by Kyle Mellen of Fairbanks, AK

    These Are Our Demands, by Matthew Pitt of Fort Worth, TX

    A Kind of Solitude, by Dariel Suarez of Brighton, MA

    A Little War, by Irene Turner of Los Angeles, CA

    Suit of Lights, by Chad Willenborg of Philadelphia, PA

Submission period for the 2015 New American Fiction Prize is now open. Deadline is June 15, 2015. Click here for more details.


We're pleased to announce that final judge Jillian Weise has selected Levitation for Agnostics by Arne Weingart of Chicago, Illinois, as winner of the 2014 New American Poetry Prize. Mr. Weingart will receive a publication contract, $1000, and 25 copies of the poetry collection.

Finalists for the 2014 New American Poetry Prize include:

    Aktion T4, by Elizabeth Switaj of Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands

    Aperture, by Anna Leahy of Orange, CA

    Avatara, by Vidhu Aggarwal of Orlando, FL

    Blind Green, by Richard Carr of Minneapolis, MN

    Killers: A Love Poem, by Stephen Gibson of West Palm Beach, FL

    Light into Bodies, by Nancy Chen Long of Morgantown, IN

    The Man without Qualities, by Richard Cecil of Bloomington, IN

    The Panic inside the Stars, by Gianmarc Manzione of Wesley Chapel, FL

    The Secret Lives of Saints & Scientists, by Deborah Flanagan of New York, NY

    An Unshakable Dream of Engineering and Longing, by Sean Webb of               Philadelphia, PA

Submissions for the 2015 New American Poetry Prize are now closed. The reading committee has begun reading our largest submission pool yet, and expects to forward a finalist pool to Maggie Smith sometime this summer.


THE THAW, newly-translated stories by award-winning Icelandic novelist Ólafur Gunnarsson, was released January 1, 2014. Check out one critic's thoughts at The Arts Fuse, or Catherine Browder's excellent review at New Letters.

 

ELECTRICITY & OTHER DREAMS, a collection of magical stories by Micah Dean Hicks, is now available. Check out the starred review at Publishers Weekly!