Tupelo Press

Kundiman Poetry Prize Has a New Publisher

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The Kundiman Poetry Prize has a new publisher

New York, NY—Kundiman, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation and cultivation of Asian American writing, has partnered with Tupelo Press as the new book publisher of The Kundiman Poetry Prize.

Tupelo Press, which published their first five titles in 2001, is a literary press devoted to discovering and publishing works of poetry, literary fiction, and creative nonfiction by emerging and established writers. An ideal partner for Kundiman, Tupelo Press not only publishes aesthetically pleasing books, but they place high regard on excellent writing and diversity, seeking works with “a blend of language, imagination, distinctiveness, and craft.”

Now in its 6th year, the Kundiman Poetry Prize ensures the annual publication of a book by an Asian American poet. The award is open to self-identified Asian American poets at any stage in their careers. Winner also receives $1,000.

Full-length manuscript entries are accepted through the online entry system from February 1 to March 15, 2015. For complete entry guidelines, please visit: http://kundiman.org/prize/