blackbirdonline journalSpring 2010  Vol. 10  No. 1
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A joint venture of the Department of English at Virginia Commonwealth University and New Virginia Review, Inc.


Recent Awards for Current and Previous Blackbird Contributors

Bruce Weigl is a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for The Abundance of Nothing (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern, 2012).

Terese Svoboda, Kate Daniels, and Joshua Weiner are recipients of 2013 Guggenheim Fellowships.

Charles Wright received the 2013 Bollingen Prize.

Alan Shapiro is shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize for Night of the Republic (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012).

Paisley Rekdal received the 2013 Rilke Prize for Animal Eye (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012)

Paisley Rekdal was a finalist for the 2013 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for Animal Eye (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012).

Rebecca Morgan Frank was a finalist for the 2013 Kate Tufts Discovery Award for Little Murders Everywhere (Salmon Poetry, 2012).

Tarfia Faizullah received the 2012 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. Her collection, Seam, will be published by Southern Illinois University Press in February 2014.

Jamaal May received the Beatrice Hawley Award for Hum (forthcoming from Alice James Books, 2013).

Emilia Phillips received the 2012 Editor’s Choice Akron Poetry Prize for Signaletics (forthcoming from University of Akron Press, 2013).

Dan O’Brien received the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History for his play, The Body of an American.

Peyton Marshall’s essay, “The Other Hemisphere,” which first appeared in Blackbird v11n1, is included in Sundress’s 2012 Best of the Net Anthology.

Dawn Lonsinger received the 2012 Idaho Prize for Poetry for Whelm (Lost Horse Press, 2013).

Caki Wilkinson won the Lexi Rudnitsky/Editor’s Choice Award for her collection The Stone Museum.

Casey Clabough received the 2013 Bangladesh International Literary Award.

Recent Books by Current and Previous Blackbird Contributors

Game of Boxes
Catherine Barnett
Graywolf Press

Bruce Beasley
BOA Editions, Ltd.

Malachi Black
Argos Books

The Life and Death of Poetry
Kelly Cherry
Louisiana State University Press

Confederado: A Novel of the Americas
Casey Clabough
High Country/Ingalls

George Garrett: A Biography
Casey Clabough
Texas Review Press

Inhabiting Contemporary Southern and Appalachian Literature:
Region and Place in the 21st Century

Casey Clabough
University Press of Florida

The Arcada Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral
Ed. Joshua Corey and G.C. Waldrep
Ahsahta Press

Dream Cabinet
Ann Fisher-Wirth
Wings Press

The Ecopoetry Anthology
Ed. Ann Fisher-Wirth, Laura-Gray Street, Robert Hass
Trinity University Press

Begging for It
Alex Dimitrov
Four Way Books

Black Crow Dress
Roxane Beth Johnson
Alice James Books

Dark Elderberry Branch: Poems of Maria Tsvetaeva
Readings by Ilya Kaminsky and Jean Valentine
Alice James Books

Rousing the Machinery
Catherine MacDonald
The University of Arkansas Press

Little Murders Everywhere
Rebecca Morgan Frank
Salmon Poetry

Will Schutt
Yale University Press

Its Ghostly Workshop
Ron Smith
Louisiana State University

I Want to Show You More
Jamie Quatro
Grove Press

Water and Abandon
Robert Vivian
Bison Books