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William Greenway Wins the 2014 FutureCycle Poetry Book Prize
Now entering its seventh year, the FutureCycle Poetry Book Prize is awarded for the best full-length volume of poetry published by FutureCycle Press in a calendar year. The 2014 prize goes to poet William Greenway for his Selected Poems.
Greenway is Distinguished Professor of English at Youngstown State University. Both his tenth and eleventh poetry collections won Ohio Poetry Book of the Year awards. He has published in Poetry, American Poetry Review, Georgia Review, Southern Review, Poetry Northwest, Shenandoah, and Prairie Schooner.
Established in 2009, the FutureCycle Poetry Book Prize is awarded for the best full-length volume of poetry published by the press in a given year. The winning poet receives an honorarium—a percentage of the press’s total online book, chapbook, and ebook sales in the year of publication—
This year's prize-winning book was selected from fifteen full-length poetry collections published by the press in 2014. Joining press editors Diane Kistner, David Chorlton, and Robert S. King in judging the 2014 prize competition, 2013 winner Joan Colby was also invited to join FutureCycle Press’s permanent acquisitions editing team.
In addition to Greenway's book, contenders for the 2014 prize (in order of publication)
To submit a book manuscript for publication and book prize consideration, please refer to the Guidelines at www.futurecycle.org.