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3rd Annual Cliff Becker Prize in translation
Entries are being accpeted until March 31, 2014 for the 3rd annual Cliff Becker Prize in Translation. The final judge is to be announced. Details are below. 
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2013 White Pine Press Poetry Contest Winner

White Pine Press is pleased to announce that Tim Skeen has been awarded the Nineteenth Annual White Pine Press Poetry Prize for his manuscript, Risk. Selected by final judge Gary Young, the book will be published in the fall of 2014. Mr. Skeen also receives a cash prize of one thousand dollars.


Skeen, who won the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry in 2001 for his book Kentucky Swami, coordinates the MFA Program in Creative Writing at  California State University, Fresno. A graduate of the Ph.D. Program in Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, his poems appear in many journals and magazines. He lives in Fresno with his wife, Pam, and daughter, Iris.


The two runner ups, chosen from the 25 finalists were: Tornado Machine by Kathleen McGookey and Afternoon Masala by Vandana Khanana. 

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Dusty Trails of Poetry World Tour: White Pine Press Turns 40
White Pine Press turns 40 this year, and it's hit the road to celebrate its birthday with the Dusty Trails of Poetry World Tour. Our first two events are in Oakland at Diesel Books on January 27th and in Seattle at the Hugo House on February 26th. 
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The World, The World
by John Brandi

The World, The World, John Brandi’s new book of poems, is his first major... more...

Original Trade Paperback. 128 pages.

Kyoto: The Forest Within the Gate
by Edith Shiffert, John Einarsen

A breathtaking visit to the magic of Kyoto

This Kyoto dwelling
Reveals as... more...

Original Trade Paperback. 144 pages.

What Euclid’s Third Axiom Neglects To Mention about Circles
by Carolyn Moore

Moore’s lyrics, meditations and elegies use language from geology, botany and yes mathematics to explore the... more...

Original Trade Paperback. 96 pages.

Hourglass Museum
by Kelli Russell Agodon

In Kelli Russell Agodon’s third collection of poems, Hourglass Museum, the yearning to create is what... more...

Original Trade Paperback. 96 pages.

The Rusted City
by Rochelle Hurt


 The Rusted City,... more...

Original Trade Paperback. 96 pages.

Cloud Pharmacy
by Susan Rich

The poems in Susan Rich’s fourth collection look skyward investigating what it means to fully embrace... more...

Original Trade Paperback. 96 pages.

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