The 2012 edition of the Pushcart Prize anthology has just arrived in the office, and we’re proud to see some works from New England Review cited in its pages. Patrick Phillips’s poem “A Spell Against Gods” (31.2) is a prize-winner this year, and two stories, Castle Freeman’s “The Next Thing on Benefit” (31.1) and Elizabeth Schulte’s “The Space Between the Rows” (31.1), received “special mention.”
New England Review is pleased to present the third event in the quarterly NER Vermont Reading Series, featuring four Vermont authors, including the state’s new Poet Laureate. On Thursday, November 10, 2011, at 7 p.m., Ellen Dudley, Estela González, Sydney Lea, and Leath Tonino will read from their work at Carol’s Hungry Mind Café, 24 Merchant’s Row, Middlebury, VT. [READ MORE]
Also reading TODAY, is poet and Middlebury graduate Lucas Farrell, at the Axinn Center, Abernethy Room, 4:30 p.m.
Eduardo C. Corrall (30.4) is among the recipients of this year’s Whiting Writers Awards, which are given annually to ten emerging writers in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and plays. The awards, of $50,000 each, are based on accomplishment and promise.
David Phillip Mullins (29.2) was recently awarded the the Silver Pen Award, from the Friends of the University of Nevada (Reno) Library in recognition of his writing career in and about Nevada, as part of the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame’s effort to recognize writers who are in mid-career and have shown substantial achievement.