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L.A. Times Book Prize Finalists for 2013 Announced

By Harriet Staff


Jacket Copy today announced the finalist for the 2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, which include 50 books in 10 categories. We’ll skip right ahead to the meat of it and give you the finalists in the Poetry category:

Joshua Beckman, “The Inside of an Apple,” Wave Books
Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, “Hello, the Roses,” New Directions
Ron Padgett, “Collected Poems,” Coffee House Press
Elizabeth Robinson, “On Ghosts,” Solid Objects
Lynn Xu, “Debts & Lessons,” Omnidawn

Congratulations to all the finalists! Details for the awards are as follows:

The winners of the L.A. Times book prizes will be announced at an awards ceremony April 11, the evening before the L.A. Times Festival of Books, April 12-13. Held on USC’s campus in Bovard Auditorium, the awards are open to the public; tickets will be made available in late March. Details can be found online at www.latimes.com/bookprizes.

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Posted in Poetry News on Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 by Harriet Staff.