2017 Red Mountain Poetry Prize Awarded to Lisa Rosenberg for A DIFFERENT PHYSICS

Judge Irena Praitis wrote of this debut poetry collection: With sensitivity, grace, and artistic deftness the poems in Lisa Rosenberg’s A Different Physics ache with the understanding that our modes of knowing the world—theoretical, mathematical, lingual—open as much distance as… Read more

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Ten Years on the Mountain  An Anniversary Anthology

Ten Years on the Mountain An Anniversary Anthology

  Ten Years on the Mountain is an anthology of poems and prose, with comments — moving, humorous, and pointed — from twenty-five authors describing their unique experiences working with Red Mountain Press. They present an engaging picture of Red… Read more

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New Books in 2017

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Trillos is the winner of Cuba’s Critics Award, 2015.

Trillos is the winner of Cuba’s prestigious  Critics Award, 2015. Red Mountain will publish this splendid book, with Margaret Randall’s superb translation in April 2017.

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2016 Red Mountain Poetry Prize Awarded to Jeffrey Bean for WOMAN PUTTING ON PEARLS

Judge Sarah Sousa write about this book, “Poet Jeffrey Bean circles the idea of human connection and want through the gaze and touch, the gaze becoming as palpable and sensual as touch. The body in Woman Putting on Pearls is… Read more

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Praise for The Last Stone in the Circle by Irena Praitis

  Winner of the 2015Red Mountain Poetry Prize. In her extraordinary book The Last Stone in the Circle, Irena Praitis examines the nature of evil as a central paradox of human experience. The Holocaust is the poet’s occasion for an appraisal… Read more

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2015 Red Mountain Poetry Prize Announced!

The 2015 Prize was judged by Denise Low, author of Jackalope and Mélange Block, 2007-2009 Kansas Poet Laureate. She comments on the winning submission: In her extraordinary book The Last Stone in the Circle, Irena Praitis examines the nature of… Read more

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2015 Poetry Prize announced!

The 2014 Red Mountain Press Poetry Prize has been awarded to Greg Lawless. Welcome to Red Mountain, Greg! Finalists were Mary Moore for FLICKER and Heather Derr-Smith for FERHEXT. Congratulations to all of these fine poets.

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Review for Mélange Block by Denise Low

Revealing a highly observant eye and sensitive ear, this mélange (mixture of styles, shapes, colors, or rock matrix) deals honestly with a landscape of subjects – from growing old to a family freezing one bitter winter to Dega “rasping/ charcoal… Read more

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Another great review for THE WATER LEVELING WITH US

The Water Leveling With Us is a marvelous literary translocation to an exotic world… a terrain vibrant with death and survival, civilizations and landmarks… steeped in a sanguine pool of history. http://www.americanmicroreviews.com/the-water-leveling-with-us-by-gian-lombardo  

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