Announcing the Winners of the 2012 Red Hen Press Award Series
Winner of the 2012 Benjamin Saltman Award
Our Vanishing by Frannie Lindsay
Frannie Lindsay’s newest volume of poetry, Mayweed, is the 2009 winner of the Washington Prize and is now available from The Word Works. Her previous books are Lamb (Perugia Press, 2006) and Where She Always Was (Utah State University Press, 2004). She is the 2008 winner of the Missouri Review Prize.
Her poems have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The Yale Review, Black Warrior Review, The Georgia Review, The Southern Review, Southern Humanities Review, Quarterly West, Prairie Schooner, Field, Salamander, Beloit Poetry Journal, Poetry International, Harvard Review, Poetry East, Tampa Review, Hunger Mountain, and many other journals. They have also been featured onPoetry Daily, and Verse Daily, and read by Garrison Keillor on National Public Radio’s Writer’s Almanac.
She has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Frannie lives in Belmont, Massachusetts with her two retired greyhounds. She is also a classical pianist.
There were over 500 entries for the Benjamin Saltman Award. Honorable mentions go to A Sweeter Water by Sara Henning and Reclaimed by Jaime Brunton.
Publication is set for Spring 2014.
Winner of the 2012 Red Hen Press Short Story Award
“Toy Boat” by Peter Ingersoll
“Toy Boat” was selected from over 350 entries, and will be published in the fall 2013 issue of The Los Angeles Review.
Honorable mentions go to “Flummery for Breakfast” by Paulette Livers and “These Fragile Pieces” by Stefanie Demas.
Winner of the 2012 Red Hen Press Poetry Award
“Super Dan Comics Question Box Series #18” by Cynthia Schwartzberg Edlow
“Super Dan Comics QuestionBox Series #18” was selected from over 400 entries, and will be published in the fall 2013 issue of The Los Angeles Review.
Honorable mentions go to “ad oculus” by Yeshey Myles and “The Closet” by Alice B. Fogel.