All Lit Up Award Winners and Nominees, 2014

All Lit Up Award Winners and Nominees, 2014
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2014 was a fantastic year for our publishers and their authors: our list of nominees and winners are an impressive collection! View books in this list

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Love's Not The Way To

By Stan Rogal

“Love Is Not The Way To” is a collection of haikus dedicated to the life and works of Richard Brautigan. The poems reflect both his oeuvre and his life, not only as a tip-of-the-hat homage but also as a way of re-introducing his poetic sensibility to a newer and wider audience. ... Read more

The Family China

By Ann Shin

In The Family China, her second book of poems, Ann Shin examines the decentering experiences of migration, loss and death, and the impulse to build anew. In five suites threaded through with footnote-like fragments that haunt and ambush the text like memories, the book accrues ... Read more

Knife Throwing Through Self-Hypnosis

By Robin Richardson

 

Sexy, irreverent, and inventive

Lovesick Stormtroopers, dowsing Girl Guides, movie stars, pool hustlers, and the mad queen Ranavalona … With Knife Throwing Through Self–Hypnosis, Robin Richardson charts a path through a surreal otherworld that is at once carnal and aerial, ... Read more

When This World Comes to an End

By Kate Cayley

Poems that journey through a tapestry of myths, archetypes and fables; of histories invented and revisited.

Kate Cayley's is a mind both studious and curious, deeply attuned to the question "what if?" What if Nick Drake and Emily Dickinson met in the afterlife? What if a respected ... Read more

Forge

By Kevin Eckhoff

Excessive. Melancholic. Absurd. Joyful. The experiments in this collection fuse conceptual, concrete, and lyric poetries to produce lines that prove counterfeit and precious, cynical and sanguine, real and realer.

Monkey Soap

By Glen Downie

A sculptor, someone said, carves an elephant from a block of stone by chipping away everything that doesn't look like an elephant. So in Monkey Soap, Glen Downie wields a poet's incisive chisel to reveal poems hidden in other people's prose. Not only a sculptor of language, ... Read more

The Ends of the Earth

By Jacqueline Turner

A poetic guide for Armageddon, this poetry collection moves through technological disasters, environmental nightmares, and broken relationships to find love cast away at the end of days. The urban settings are counterbalanced with the idea of escape, deserted islands, and ocean ... Read more

After it Rains

By Bill Haugland

After it Rains, Bill Haugland's first short story collection, gently probes the human psyche and deftly reveals our foibles.

What happens to a man who faces the loss of home and property after the worst economic downturn in decades? Is a novelist's coma, in fact, a hidden doorway? ... Read more