2019 42 Miles Press Poetry Award Winner

As usual, there were many powerful manuscripts to choose from this year, but we are delighted to announce that Bryce Berkowitz has won the 2019 42 Miles Press Poetry Award for his manuscript, Bermuda Ferris Wheel. The award includes a $1,000 prize in addition to the publication of his book by 42 Miles Press inContinue reading “2019 42 Miles Press Poetry Award Winner”

42 Miles Press Poetry Award, 2019 Finalists

We would like to say THANK YOU to everyone that submitted a manuscript this year. These are the poets/manuscripts that made it to the final round of decisioning, listed in no particular order: Leigh Ann Couch, I Am Bird and I Am Dirt Glenn Freeman, Drinking with O’Hara Fay Dillof, Tips for Observing Mammals in theContinue reading “42 Miles Press Poetry Award, 2019 Finalists”

Stay Tuned! 2019 Finalist Announcement Coming.

We’re getting there! July 1st we will be announcing the authors/manuscripts that reached the final round of decisioning. We hope to have a winner chosen and ready to announce by the middle of July! It’s been such an exciting process, so thank you to everyone that submitted to the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award thisContinue reading “Stay Tuned! 2019 Finalist Announcement Coming.”

Peek Inside Mary Ann Samyn’s Latest. It is now available on Amazon and at SPD.

  PEEK INSIDE HERE. Additional titles by Mary Ann Samyn can be found here. For more information on the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award please visit our submissions page. If you have questions, comments, concerns, or would like to request a review copy please e-mail 42 Miles directly. Additional releases from 42 Miles Press canContinue reading “Peek Inside Mary Ann Samyn’s Latest. It is now available on Amazon and at SPD.”


This should be my favorite part, right? It’s the celebration. That’s probably why we do this in July. You know, it’s like I always say, “Fireworks and freedom are nice. But nothing says ‘Sensational Summer in the Midwest’ quite like surrounding yourself with poetry manuscripts, heat, humidity, failing technology, a little bit of cat hairContinue reading “JUNE TURNED TO JULY W/ A BANG”

Finalists (winner announced on July 2)

Requiem with an Amulet In Its Beak / Elizabeth Knapp You are Still Alive / William Stobb We Uncertain Animals / Elizabeth Onusko Rue / Daniel Lusk Wonders of the Invisible World / Claire Bateman Triage / Dennis Hinrichsen Vesuvius After Dark / Johnny Horton Biscuits / Lesle Lewis We Make Too Much of ThingsContinue reading “Finalists (winner announced on July 2)”