Renée Ashley's latest poetry collection, Because I Am the Shore I Want to Be the Sea, poetry winner of the Subito Prize, was published by Subito Press in 2013.
Thomas E. Kennedy's novel, Kerrigan in Copenhagen, will be published in the US by Bloomsbury in June 2013, and recently in the UK.
Duff Brenna's short story collection, Minnesota Memoirs, was both the first prize winner in the short story-fiction category and the Second Place Grand Prize Winner for fiction books entered in the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
Walter Cummins' short story collection, The Lost Ones, was published in 2012 by Del Sol Press. Another collection, Habitat: Stories of Bent Realism, came out in 2013.
Susan Tekulve's novel, In the Garden of Stone, Winner of the South Carolina First Novel Prize, was published by Hub City Press. Reviews are excellent: "Tekulve's descriptions of the hard, cold, dirty coal camp life, above and below ground, are masterful ... (Her) great gift is to live in the hearts of her characters ... Lyrical, haunting fiction."Kirkus, starred review;
"Beautifully written and absorbing.""Library Journal, "Spring Pick, 2013"
Elisabeth Murawski is the winner of the 2010 May Swenson Poetry Award Series. Her collection Zobra's Daughter, which received the prize, was published by The Utah State University Press. "The Other Son," a poem from In-patients, was a Verse Daily selection.