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Press Releases

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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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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Announcing Z3 Online

We are thrilled to offer Z3 Online, an extension of our print journal.

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Announcing our forthcoming nonfiction book, Flutter Point by Erik Anderson

​Zone 3 Press is proud to annouce Erik Anderson's Flutter Point is now available for preorder. Pub. date March 15, 2017.

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2016 Zone 3 Contest Award Winners

Zone 3 is pleased to announce the winners of our annual nonfiction, fiction, and poetry contests

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Creative Writing Professor Dr. Amy Wright to Publish Four Books in 2016

Austin Peay State University Associate Professor of Creative Writing Dr. Amy Wright is preparing for a busy 2016, as the poet, author

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Iconoclast Reviews Z3's Fall 2015 Issue

Iconoclast reviews Z3’s Fall 2015 issue, calls Zone 3 “the right mix of the literary and the accessible, the intimate and the grand.”

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Zone 3 to Publish Ashley Seitz Kramer

Zone 3 Press is proud to announce Museum of Distance, the first collection of works from poet Ashley Seitz Kramer. The winner of the

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Our Spring 2016 Issue is Reviewed in NewPages.com

The Spring 2016 issue of Zone 3 opens without preface or fanfare, allowing the writing to speak for itself.

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