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.

 

 

Welcome to New American Press

2017 New American Poetry Prize extended deadline is January 31, 2017. The winner will receive $1,000 and a publication contract. Jesse Lee Kercheval will serve as the final judge.

The 2016 New American Fiction Prize committee is currently reading submissions. The winner will receive $1,000 and a publication contract. Final Judge this year is Gina Frangello, cofounder of Other Voices Books.

Gabriel Gudding has selected The Underneath, by Christopher Cokinos, to receive the 2016 New American Poetry Prize. Finalists for the 2016 Prize include:

—Nostalgia for a World Where We Can Live, by Monica Berlin
—The Ghosts of Lost Animals, by Michelle Bonczek
—The Iron Staircase and Other Disturbing Tales of Woe, by Sydnee Brower
—Nimrod in Hell, by James Capozzi
—Sentences, by Richard Carr
—Pause, Now Pause, by D. Gilson
—Taking the Homeless Census, by Alexis Ivy
—Overseeing the Downfall, by Jeff Nesheim
—The Listening Room, by Kathleen Rooney
—If the Girl Never Learns, by Sue William Silverman

While you're here, check out the jaw-dropping lineup for the forthcoming volume of New Stories from the Midwest:

1.  Thomas M. Atkinson “Grimace in the Burnt Black Hills”
2.  Charles Baxter “Forbearance”
3.  Catherine Browder “Departures”
4.  Claire Burgess “Upper Middle Class Houses”
5.  Peter Ho Davies “Chance”
6.  Stephanie Dickinson “JadeDragon_77”
7.  Jack Driscoll “All the Time in the World”
8.  Nick Dybek “Three Summers”
9.  Stuart Dybek “Tosca”
10.  Abby Geni “Dharma at the Gate”
11.  Albert Goldbarth “Two brothers”
12.  Baird Harper “Patient History”
13.  Rebecca Makkai “Dead Turtle”
14.  Monica McFawn “Out of the Mouths of Babes”
15.  John McNally “The Magician”
16.  Emily Mitchell “Three Marriages”
17.  Devin Murphy “Levi’s Recession”
18.  Joyce Carol Oates “A Book of Martyrs”
19.  Lori Ostlund “The Gap Year”
20.  Nicole Louise Reid “A Purposeful Violence”
21.  Christine Sneed “In the Bag”
22.  Anne Valente “The Lost Caves of St. Louis”
23.  Lauren van den Berg “Lessons”
24.  Josh Weil “Long Bright Line”
25.  Theodore Wheeler “On a Train from the Place Called Valentine"

 


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!