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09/30/2022
2022 Akron Poetry Prize Winner
2022 Akron Poetry Prize Winner

Adrian Matejka, this year’s judge, has chosen Something About Living by Lena Khalaf Tuffaha of Redmond, Washington, as the 2022 Akron Poetry Prize winner. The contest received a total of 583 entries in 2022. 

04/19/2022
University of Akron Press to Publish Reck, a New Poetry Collection by Leslie Harrison 
University of Akron Press to Publish Reck, a New Poetry Collection by Leslie Harrison 

The University of Akron Press is thrilled to announce that it will publish Reck, a new collection of poems by Leslie Harrison. Harrison's second book, The Book of Endings (University of Akron Press, 2017) was a finalist for the National Book Award.  

03/17/2022
The University of Akron Press to Publish Marbles on the Floor: How to Assemble a Book of Poems
The University of Akron Press to Publish Marbles on the Floor: How to Assemble a Book of Poems

The Akron Series in Contemporary Poetics at The University of Akron Press is excited to announce that it will publish Marbles on the Floor: How to Assemble a Book of Poems, a volume of essays edited and introduced by Sarah Giragosian and Virginia Konchan.

03/10/2022
University of Akron Press to Publish Marble Orchard, a New Poetry Collection by Emily Corwin
University of Akron Press to Publish Marble Orchard, a New Poetry Collection by Emily Corwin

The University of Akron Press is excited to announce that it will publish Marble Orchard by poet Emily Corwin. Corwin’s collection Sensorium was published by The University of Akron Press in 2020, as an Akron Poetry Prize editor’s choice selection.

02/15/2022
University of Akron Press to Publish "Doom Scroll," a New Poetry Collection by Matthew Guenette
University of Akron Press to Publish

The University of Akron Press is pleased to announce that it will publish Doom Scroll, a new poetry collection by Matthew Guenette. Guenette is the author of two previous collections published by The University of Akron Press, Vasectomania (2017) and American Busboy (2011). His first collection, Sudden Anthem, was published by Dream Horse Press in 2008.

02/02/2022
Authors to share stories of Akron's past for bicentennial celebration

Read more about the City of Akron's partnership with UA Press to share stories about Akron's past and "new history" of the city here.