Yale Series of Younger Poets

Will Schutt Named 2012 Winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets

Yale University Press is pleased to announce a winner in the 2012 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. The judge, prize-winning and critically acclaimed poet Carl Phillips, has chosen Will Schutt’s manuscript, Westerly. Yale University Press will publish Schutt’s book in April 2013. The manuscript is Phillips’s second selection as

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Our Newest Younger Poets Book: Katherine Larson’s Radial Symmetry

For our joint celebration of National Poetry and Architecture Months, the latest book from the Yale Series of Younger Poets merges words and vision, Radial Symmetry, by Katherine Larson. In her last year as judge of the competition, Louise Glück writes in her Foreword: “It occurred to me that most

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Yale Press wraps up Nat’l Poetry Month with awards and readings

At their annual awards ceremony last night, The Publishing Triangle announced Janet Malcolm, author of the critically acclaimed Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice, as winner of the Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction. View the complete list of award winners here. This remarkable work of literary biography and investigative journalism,

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April is…

National Poetry Month! To celebrate words and the people who love them, check out these new poetry releases from Yale Press: Why Poetry Matters by Jay Parini Poetry doesn’t matter to most people, observes Jay Parini at the opening of this book. But, undeterred, he commences a deeply felt meditation

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Joudah wins 2007 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition

Fady Joudah’s Earth in the Attic is winner of the 2007 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition and judge Louise Glück’s fifth selection for the series. Judge Glück describes the poet in her Foreword as “that strange animal, the lyric poet in whom circumstance and profession. . . have compelled

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Green Squall

“April is the cruelest month,” T.S. Eliot once wrote, and for the last ten years, since its inception in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, has also been National Poetry Month. As part of this month-long national celebration of poetry, and in order to mitigate April’s cruelty, Yale Press

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Further Accolades for Crush

Richard Siken can add yet another trophy to his mantelpiece. It was announced last week that his book Crush, winner of the 2004 Yale Younger Poets prize and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry, has been included among the Spring 2006 Book Sense Picks Poetry Top

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