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: Awards :

2013 Raiziss-de Palchi Fellowship

John Taylor, Poetry Today columnist for the Antioch Review, has been awarded the Raiziss-de Palchi Fellowship by the American Academy of Poets.  This award is for his project to translate the Italian poet Lorenzo Calogero.  His application for this fellowship featured his essay on Calogero, which appeared in the Winter 2013 issue of the Review.

 

2013 G. Sharat Chandra Prize

Evan Morgan Williams's collection of stories, Thorn,  won the 2013 G. Sharat Chandra Prize from BkMk Press at the University of Misssouri-Kansas City. The final story in the collection "The Limousine" first appeared in the Summer 2013 Antioch Review.

 2012 Spokane Prize

Nathan Oates's collection of stories, The Empty House won the 2012 Spokane Prize and is forthcoming in 2013 from Willow Springs Editions. It contains seven of eleven stories that were originally published in the Antioch Review.

2011 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Winner

Salt Pier -- the winner of the 2011 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize -- by Dore Kiesselbach thas just been released by the University of Pittsburgh Press.  It includes "It's a Tuesday," first published in the Fall 2010 Antioch Review.

2012 PEN Literary Award

Will Eno has been named  a 2012 PEN Award winner, the most comprehensive literary award in the US.  He shares the “American Playwright in Mid-Career “ award and will be honored at a ceremony in New York in October.  Eno published a play “Intermission” in the Fall 2002 Antioch Review.

Second Annual BOA Editions Short Fiction Prize

Lee Upton has been awarded the second annual BOA Editions Short Fiction Prize for her collection The Tao of Humiliation.  The book, to be published in spring 2014 by BOA Editions, includes work which originally appeared in the Antioch Review.

Washington Prize at The Word Works

Mike White's poetry collection How to Make a Bird with Two Hands, which has just been published, has been awarded the 2011 Washington Prize at The Word Works. The collection includes "Genitalia," which first appeared in the Antioch Review in Fall 2010.

Emily Dickinson First Book Award

Hailey Leithauser has won the Poetry Foundation's 2012 Emily Dickinson First Book Award. The award, which is given only occasionally, was designed to recognize an American poet over the age of forty who has yet to publish a collection of poetry. Leithauser's first book-length collection, Swoop, will be published in October 2013 by Graywolf Press. The book includes the poem Mono No Aware, which first appeared in the Summer 2011 Antioch Review.

Best American Mystery Stories 2012

Nathan Oates's story "Looking for Service," which appeared in the Spring 2011 Antioch Review, has been selected for Best American Mystery Stories 2012. The book will be in in the fall.

Premio Aztlan Award

Lucrecia Guerrero's book Tree of Sighs has been award  the Pre,io Aztlan Award for U.S. Latino writers. The award will be presented at the National Latino Writers' Conference in New Mexico in May. Lucrecia is the author of two stories which appeared in the Antioch Review: "Rings" in summer 2008 and "Sisters" in spring 2011.

Best of the West 2011: New Stories from the West Side of the Missouri

Peter LaSalle’s story “Lunch Across the Bridge” and Michael J. MacLeod’s story “Horn Hunter” have been included in Best of the West 2011.. Both stories were first published in the Antioch Review, LaSalle’s in Spring 2010 and MacLeod’s in Fall 2009.

May Swenson Poetry Award 2011

About the Dead by Travis Mossotti has been awarded the May Swenson Prize for poetry and will be published in summer 2011 by the Utah State University Press. The book includes "Variations on a Political Theme" which first appeared in the summer 2009 Antioch Review.

National Magazine Award Finalist Redux, Redux

For the third year running, the Antioch Review has been named a finalist for the Annual National Magazine Award. The Review is the smallest magazine selected in any award category. This year's nomination is in the  "Essay & Criticism" category for  "The Physics of Speed" by William Giraldi, an essay about the death of his father in a motorcycle accident. It was published in the Fall 2010 issue of the Review.

Congratulations to W. S. Merwin, New US Poet Laureate

W. S. Merwin has been named the Poet Laureate of the United States.  He has published more than 30 books of poetry, translation and prose. His work has appeared in the Antioch Review since 1970.  In the editorial introducing our Summer 1998 issue, in which Merwin's work is the lead, Robert S. Fogarty wrote:  "W. S. Merwin is one of America's most distinguished poets and we are pleased to present excerpts from his forthcoming epic poem, The Folding Cliffs."

Kenneth McClane's Color Wins Award

Kenneth McClane's book of essays, Color: Essays on Race, Family and History (University of Notre Dame Press, 2009), was named a winner of a Gold Medal, 2009 Book of the Year Award for Essays, ForeWord Magazine. Several of the essays included in the book were first published in the Antioch Review. The University of Notre Dame Press will also reprint his earlier collection, Walls: Essays 1985-1990, in September 2010. That book includes an essay "A Death in the Family" that first appeared in the Antioch Review and was McClane's first published essay.

National Magazine Award Finalist Redux

For the second year running, the Antioch Review has been named a finalist for the Annual National Magazine Award. The Review is the smallest magazine selected in any award category. This year's nomination is in the  "fiction" category for the story "The Coat" by German writer Uwe Timm, translated by Robert C. Conard, Professor Emeritus at the University of Dayton. The story was published in the Summer 2009 issue of the Review.

The Norma Farber First Book Prize

Scott Coffel has been awarded the Poetry Society of America's 2010 Norma Farber First Book Prize for Toucans in the Artic, published by Etruscan Press.  The book includes two poems "Oscar Wilde" and "Mild Worlds Elsewhere" originally published in the Spring 1995 and Spring 1998 issues of the Antioch Review

The Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Beth Bachmann has been named the 2010 winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. The award is given to honor a poet's first book. Bachmann's Temper was published by the University of Pittsburgh Press in 2009.  Her poem "Hunger" appeared in the Spring 2005 issue of the Antioch Review.

May Swenson Poetry Award

Zorba's Daughter by Elisabeth Murawski has been awarded the May Swenson Prize for poetry and will be published in summer 2010 by the Utah State University Press. The book includes "Frightened by Italy" which first appeared in the Fall 2005 Antioch Review.

Richard Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction

In Envy County by Joan Frank has been named the winner of the 2010 Richard Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction. The book includes a story "Betting on Men," which first appeared in the Fall 2005 Antioch Review, and has been published by the University of Notre Dames Press.

Whiting Writers' Award

Vu Tran is among the ten writers to be awarded the Whiting Writers' Award this year.  His story "Solomon's Dream" appeared in the Fall 1998 Antioch Review.

National Magazine Award Finalist

The Antioch Review is proud to announce that it has been named a finalist in the essay category for the 44th Annual National Magazine Award. This award is the first time the Review has won this award. The winning essay is “Vickie’s Pour House: A Soldier’s Peace” by Maureen McCoy.

American Academy of Arts and Letters Honors

The American Academy of Arts and Letters has announced its 2009 Literature Award Winners. Mark Strand, a member of our National Advisory Board, has been awarded the Gold Medal for Poetry to honor an entire body of work. Another board member, T. Coraghessan Boyle, is a newly elected member of the Academy.

Iowa Short Fiction Award

Kathryn Ma’s book, All That Work and Still No Boys, has been selected the winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Award. The book, which will be published by the University of Iowa Press in September 2009, includes the story “What I Know Now,” which originally appeared in the Winter 2003 Antioch Review.

Melissa Delbridge Receives New Writers Award

Melissa Delbridge’s memoir Family Bible has won the University of Iowa Press Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award and has been published by the University of Iowa Press. It includes “Gun and Bait,” first published as “West Green and River Bend, Gun and Bait,” in the Fall 2006 special memoir issue of the Antioch Review.

Pushcart Prize

Puschcart Prize XXXIII: Best of the Small Presses 2009 includes a story by Edith Pearlman. “Elder Jinks” was first published in the Fall 2007 Antioch Review.

Best American Poetry

Selected for the Best American Poetry 2009 edited by David Wagoner were "Freud" by James Cummins and "The Way of All the Earth" by K. A. Hays. They appeared, respectively, in the Summer 2008 and Winter 2008 Antioch Review.

Flannery O’Connor Award

Andrew Porter’s book The Theory of Light and Matter has been selected the winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction 2008. It includes two stories, “Coyotes” and “Connecticut” first published, respectively, in the Winter 2003 and Winter 2005 Antioch Review.

Best American Short Stories

Mark Wisniewski’s story “Straightaway” has been selected for inclusion in The Best American Short Stories 2008. The story was first published in the Spring 2007 Antioch Review.

Best American Mystery Stories

Peter LaSalle’s story “Tunis and Time” and Nathan Oates’s story “The Empty House” have been selected for inclusion in The Best American Mystery Stories 2008. Both stories were first published in the Antioch Review, LaSalle’s in Winter 2007 and Oates’s in Fall 2007.

Best New Poets 2008

Adam Day’s poem Hiding Again in London and Brady Rhoades's poem "Cesar Vallejo Is Dead" have been selected for inclusion in  Best New Poets 2008. The poems were first published in the Summer 2007 and Winter 2008 Antioch Review.

Best of the West

Benjamin Percy’s story “In the Rough” has been selected for inclusion in The Best of the West, volume 6. The story was first published in the Summer 2007 Antioch Review.

Flannery O’Connor Award

Peter LaSalle’s book Tell Borges If You See Him was selected the winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction 2007. It includes two stories, “Nocture” and “Preseason: The Texas Football Dead” first published, respectively, in the Summer 2002 and Fall 2005 Antioch Review.

John Simmons Short Fiction Award

Lee Montgomery’s book Whose World Is It? was selected the winner of the 2007 John Simmons Short Fiction Award. It includes “We the Girly Girls from Massachusetts” first published in the Summer 2007 Antioch Review.

Pushcart Prize

Puschcart Prize XXXI: Best of the Small Presses includes a story by Risteard O’Keitinn. “Dogged” was first published in the Summer 2005 Antioch Review.

Best American Poetry

Amit Majmudar’s poem By Accident was selected for inclusion in  Best American Poetry 2007. The poem was first published in the Fall 2006  Antioch Review.

Best New Poets 2007

LaWanda Walters’s poem Her Art has been selected for inclusion in  Best New Poets 2007. The poem was first published in the Summer 2007  Antioch Review.

National Book Award

Lily Tuck has been awarded the 2004 National Book Award in fiction for her book The News From Paraguay. Her stories “Limbo,” “Gold Leaf,” and “Verdi” appeared in the Antioch Review between 1993 and 1997.

Best New Poets 2005

Hailey Leithauser’s poem The Moon Speaks of Alzheimer's” has been selected for inclusion in  Best New Poets 2005. The poem was first published in the Summer 2004  Antioch Review.

Pushcart Prize

Puschcart Prize XXVII: Best of the Small Presses will include work by Nicholas Montemarano and a translation of Aleksandr Kushner’s story by Mark Halperin & Dinara Georgeoliani. Both stories were first published in the Winter 2001 Antioch Review.

New Stories from the South

Included in New Stories from the South 2005 edited by Shannon Ravenel was Ethan Hauser’s “The Charm of the Highway Median” which was published in the Fall 2004 Antioch Review.

Best American Poetry

Selected for the Best American Poetry 2002 edited by Robert Creeley was “The Gold Star” by Albert Goldbarth.

Best American Short Stories

Selected for Best American Short Stories 2001, guest edited by Barbara Kingsolver, was “The Apple Tree” by Trevanian which we published in the Spring 2000 Antioch Review.

New Stories from the South

Included in New Stories from the South 2001 edited by Shannon Ravenel was Edith Pearlman’s “Skin Deep” which was published in the Fall 2000 Antioch Review.

The Antioch Review 2006 Award for Distinguished Prose

The Antioch Review is pleased to announce Bruce Jay Friedman as the recipient of its 2006 Award for Distinguished Prose. The award is made possible through the gift of the Lloyd family of Atlanta, Georgia in memory of Lynda Lloyd, an Antioch College alum, who died in 1998.

Pushcart Prize

Puschcart Prize XXV: Best of the Small Presses include poems by Jacqueline Osherow, "V. (Psalm 37 at Auschwitz)" and Olena Kalytiak Davis, "Six Apologies, Lord" from the Spring 2001 and Fall 199 Antioch Review.  Also included in the book is the essay "Milton at the Bat" by Jeffrey Hammond from the Winter 1999 Antioch Review.

Best American Poetry

Selected for the Best American Poetry  were “After 65” by Richard Howard and "I stopped writing poetry . . " by Bernard Welt.  The poems first appeared in the Winter 2000 and Summer 2000 Antioch Review.