2015 St. Lawrence Book Award Finalists

We are very pleased to announce the 2015 St. Lawrence Book Award finalists and semi-finalists. We look forward to announcing the winner, which will be chosen from the pool of finalists, in the coming weeks. Thanks to everyone who participated!
Fiction Finalists
On the Divide—Iver Arnegard
Magic for Unlucky Girls—A.A. Balaskovits
Consuming the Body—Christine Grimes
Wrench and Other Stories—Wayne Harrison
Your Nightmare—Joseph Holt
Love Will Keep Us Together and other fables—Brenda Liebling-Goldberg
The Paper Coast—Jefferson Navicky
Heart Pine: Stories—John Sirmans
The World of Dew and Other Stories—Julian Smith
Eyes in the Back of Her Head—Jill Stukenberg
Poetry Finalists
Doe—Aimee Baker
Hound’s Mouth—Libby Burton
Hermit, Wraith—Patrick Cantrell
The Things a Body Might Become—Emari DiGiorgio
I Refuse to Make This Beautiful—Eileen G’Sell
The Only Living Boy in Omaha—Shane Lake
Matria—Alexandra Lytton Regalado
City of Incandescent Light Bulbs—Matt McBride
Wet Reckless—Victoria Lynne McCoy
You Are a House, You Are a Hammer, You’re the Momentum of the Nail—Saara Myrene Raappana
Fiction Semi-Finalists
Summer People and Other Stories—Thomas Andes
The Slug Ride—Karen Bennett
Recall—Mark Connelly
The Bunny Suit and Other Stories—Carolyn Kerr
The Outskirts of Nowhere—Robert McGuill
The Distance Between Two Points—Jennifer Pelzek
Beyond the Lights and Other Stories—Ryan Shoemaker
Water Off A Raven’s Back—Jake Teeny
Every Single Bone in My Brain: Stories—Aaron Tillman
For Quality and Training Purposes: Stories—Sean Towey
Poetry Semi-Finalists
Mosaic of the Dark—Lisa Dordal
Night Crossing over the Pacific—Clara Changxin Fang
The Funeral Year—Kerri French
The Genealogy of Fire—Mary Kovaleski Byrnes
Elegy for the Visible—Darren Morris
High Ground Coward—Alicia Mountain
Foul Hook—Sarah Pape
After the Wake—Suzanne Roszak
Playing House on the Bones—Anna Sutton
Observational Gestures—Ruth Williams