Congratulations to Afaa Michael Weaver, 2014 winner of the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, for his collection The Government of Nature. The award, sponsored by Claremont Graduate University and given annually to a mid-career poet, is one of the largest monetary poetry prizes in the United States. Read the announcement.
Congratulations are also due to Anthony Wallace, a finalist for the 2014 PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction for his short story collection The Old Priest. The collection was the 2013 winner of UPP’s Drue Heinz Literature Prize.
University of Pittsburgh Press congratulates Thomas Rickert, whose book, Ambient Rhetoric, received the 2014 CCCC Outstanding Book Award.