Hudson Prize Finalists Announced

After reviewing nearly 500 entries, the editors at Black Lawrence Press are pleased to announce the finalists and semi-finalists for the 2010 Hudson Prize. The winner of the prize, which will be chosen from the pool of finalists, will be announced by the end of the month.

Many thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s Hudson Prize and congratulations to all of the finalists and semi-finalists. Drum roll, please…

Fiction Finalists
Andrew Milward- The Agriculture Hall of Fame
Annie Weatherwax- The Possibility of Things
Ira Sukrungruang- The Man with the Buddha Heads
Annie Dawid- Resurrection City: Stories of Jonestown
Brenda Goldberg- Amazing Grace
Geoff Schmidt-  Out of Time
Jacob M. Appel- Scouting for the Reaper
Jacob M. Appel- Natural Selection:  Stories
Nick Kocz- Disposable Baby and Other Stories
Xu Xi- Access- Thirteen Tales

Fiction Semi-Finalists
Adam Prince- The Beautiful Wishes of Ugly Men
Clifford W Garstang- What the Zhang Boys Know
Jacob M. Appel- Choose Your Own Genetics: Stories
Jeremy Griffin- A Last Resort for Desperate People
Jacob M. Appel- Shell Game With Organs
Rebecca Lloyd- Don’t Drink the Water
Richard Sonnenmoser- Other Women
Tracy DeBrincat- Troglodyte

Poetry Finalists
Valerie Bandura- Freak Show
Joanne Diaz- Violin
Lynne Potts- Getting to Shore
Marjorie Manwaring- Search for a Velvet-Lined Cape
Sarah Suzor- The Principle Agent
James Bradley Wells- Bicycle
Shana Youngdahl- Advice, And Other Half-Truths

Poetry Semi-Finalists
Karina Borowicz- The Seeded Eye
Brad Richard- Motion Studies
Steven Tarlow- Bitter Herbs
Katie Umans- Flock Book
Claire McQuerry- Lacemakers
Rebecca Jensen- Among the Dead: Ah! and Afterward Yes!