We are delighted to announce that Rae Armantrout has selected
“O, Human Microphone” by Scott McFarland
for publication by 1913 Press as winner of 2012’s 1913 Prize for 1st Books!
There were so many wild, wonderful, and truly exquisite submissions, and we thank everyone who entered.
We’d especially like to honor the following 12 finalists, whose first books are exciting news of what’s afoot:
Dennis Etzel Jr.
Ji Yoon Lee
Elizabeth Clark Wessel
The editors would also like to recognize the following truly wonderful semifinalists whose stunning work stood out in the mix:
Raymond Johnde Borja
Juan Daniel Millan
Frances Justine Post
We wish all those who entered the best of luck, and we look forward to reading you in the years to come.