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Author Archives: cwp
We’re thrilled to announce the latest winner of our Bakwin Award for Writing by a Woman: May-lee Chai, for her story collection Useful Phrases for Immigrants! May-lee is the author of eight previous books and a recipient of a National … Continue reading
Historically known for its poetry series, in the past four years CWP has focused on literary fiction, with each of the titles carefully selected via two in-house prizes: the Bakwin Award for Writing by a Woman and the Lee Smith … Continue reading
We’re thrilled to announce the latest winner of the Lee Smith Novel Prize: Beaut, by Donald Morrill. Beaut is the unforgettable first-person account of a woman whose difficult children (and in particular her meth-addicted son known as “the Monster”) have … Continue reading
We are happy to welcome Michelle Rosquillo, mananging editor, to the Carolina Wren Press team. She has served as managing editor for The Greensboro Review, an associate editor for Regal House Publishing, and an associate poetry editor for Fairy Tale Review. … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that two of our 2014 titles have received recent award recognition. A Falling Star by Chantel Acevedo was awarded a national bronze medal for Multicultural Fiction from the Independent Book Publisher Awards, and The Ice Garden by Moira Crone … Continue reading
by Margaret Hermes The day the bees invaded my house, I was getting it ready for a party. As I pressed mushroom croustades into miniature muffin tins, the faint drone humming along the edge of my consciousness grew into a … Continue reading
Margaret Hermes’ collection of stories, Relative Strangers, has hit the St. Louis independent booksellers bestseller list for March, 2012. This stunning collection was selected by Jill McCorkle as the winner of the most recent Doris Bakwin Award for Writing by … Continue reading
Today I had the great pleasure of appearing on The State of Things at WUNC 91.5fm, along with Minnie Bruce Pratt, to talk about Carolina Wren Press. Here is a link to the segment
We are delighted to announce that L. Lamar Wilson’s manuscript Sacrilegion was chosen by Lee Ann Brown as the winner of the 2012 Carolina Wren Press Poetry Series. Of this collection, Brown writes: “Sacrilegion chants new songlines of the sacred … Continue reading
Check out a wonderful two-part piece at The Poetry Foundation’s website: First is Minnie Bruce Pratt’s long biographical piece, “The Struggle to Write.” Following that is critic and historian Julie Enszer’s Afterword about lesbian publishing, especially Night Heron Press, a … Continue reading