Uncategorized | April 18, 2006

Davis McCombs, whose “Tobacco Mosaic” sequence won our Larry Levis Prize in 2004 (The Missouri Review, Vol. 28, No. 1), has won the 2005 Tupelo Press Dorset Prize of $10,000 for his second book, Dismal Rock, selected by Linda Gregerson. “Tobacco Mosaic” comprises a major part of his new book.

David Roderick, whose “The Good Newes from Plimoth” sequence was published in The Missouri Review, Vol. 22, No. 3, has won the 2006 APR/Honickman Prize for his first collection, Blue Colonial, selected by Robert Pinsky. The collection includes “The Good Newes from Plimoth,” and will be published in September.

Congratulations to both poets!