Sowing The Lit Field: The Zone 3 Blog

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KELLY BEARD WINS 2017 CREATIVE NONFICTION BOOK AWARD

We are happy to announce that judge Janisse Ray has selected Kelly Beard's memoir, AN IMPERFECT RAPTURE, as the 2017 winner of the Zone 3 Press Creative Nonfiction Book Award. Kelly will receive $1,000, and her book will be published in the fall of 2018. 

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2017 Zone 3 Contest Award Winners

Zone 3 is pleased to announce the winners of our annual nonfiction, fiction, and poetry contests: Dan Beachy-Quick, for his essay “, Even" (Spring 2017); A.D. Lauren, for her poem “Hermeneutics of a 21-year-old's Death” (Fall 2017); and Yuly Restrepo, for her story “Morocho” (Spring 2017).

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A Reading by Steven Sherrill

Steven Sherrill will give a reading from his work on September 19, 2017 at 4 pm in the APSU Art & Design Building.

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Alumni Reading & Film Screening by Stephanie Dugger and Jennifer Callahan

On October 26, 2017 at 4 pm in the APSU Art & Design Building Room 120, Stephanie Dugger will read from her new book, Either Way, You're Done, and Jennifer Callahan will screen her new film, Beluah Land. Stephanie and Jennifer are both alumni of Austin Peay. 

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Poetry Reading with Cait Weiss Orcutt and Douglas Kearney

Cait Weiss Orcutt and Douglas Kearney will give a reading from their work on October 5, 2017 at 8 pm.

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A Reading by 2016-17 Acuff Chair of Excellence DOROTHY ALLISON

Dorothy Allison, recipient of the 2016-17 Acuff Chair of Excellence, will give a reading from her work on April 7, 2017 at 8 pm in the APSU Mabry Concert Hall.

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A Reading with Erik Anderson & Amy Fusselman

ERIK ANDERSON won the 2015 Zone 3 Press Creative Nonfiction Book Award for his collection of essays, FLUTTER POINT (Zone 3 Press, March 15, 2017).

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Caitlin Weiss Orcutt Wins 2016 First Book Award for Poetry

We are happy to announce that judge Douglas Kearney has selected Cait Weiss Orcutt's manuscript VALLEYSPEAK as the 2016 winner of the Zone 3 Press First Book Award. Cait will receive $1,000, and her book will be published in the fall of 2017. Congratulations, Cait!

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