2013 Honickman Book Prize Winner Maria Hummel January 22, 2013NER contributor Maria Hummel has received the 2013 APR/Honickman First Book Prize. Her manuscript House and Fire was chosen by this year’s guest judge, Fanny Howe. Howe will also write an introduction for Hummel’s book. Maria Hummel’s poetry and fiction have appeared in NER, most recently in 31.2. Her story “No Others Before Me” and her essay “Kingdom of Dumpling” were featured on our site.