A Small Rising Up in the Lungs

New American Press // Fall 2018


A Small Rising Up in the Lungs has been selected by judge Jesse Lee Kercheval as the winner of the 2017 New American Poetry Prize and will be published in fall 2018 by New American Press.

The manuscript was previously a finalist in the following contests:

The Colorado Prize for Poetry (Center for Literary Publishing, 2017)
The National Poetry Series (2016)
The Akron Poetry Prize (University of Akron Press, 2016 & 2015)
The Ruth Stone First Book Prize (Big Lucks Books, 2016)
The CSU First Book Poetry Competition (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2015)
The Subito Press Poetry Contest (University of Colorado at Boulder, 2015)
Omnidawn Open Poetry Book Competition (Omnidawn Publishing, 2014)