Augury Books is delighted to announce that David Joel Friedman is the winner of this year’s Editors’ Prize for his beautiful manuscript Soldier Quick with Rain. David is also the author of The Welcome, which was selected by Stephen Dunn for the 2004 National Poetry Series and published by University of Illinois Press. Recent poems by David can be seen in Barrow Street and on Poetry Daily.
We are also very happy to be publishing Maureen Alsop’s Mantic. Maureen is the author of Apparition Wren (Main Street Rag); her work has previously appeared in AGNI, Blackbird, Action Yes, Drunken Boat and The Kenyon Review.
We are also thrilled to be partnering with Vesper Magazine for images.
Finalists for the 2012 Editors’ Prize are as follows:
Jeff Alessandrelli, You Can’t Discover the Lost Treasure if the Ship Didn’t Sink
Stephanie Anderson, From an Assumed Position
Bruce Covey, Change Machine
Nicholas Hite, Whichever Chain I Choose
Mark McKain, From Burnt Ground
Rachel Moritz, Borrowed Wave
Sarah Paley, Interior Soliloquys
Andrew Terhune, No Tee Vee
Lee Upton, Bottle the Bottles