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2013 HONICKMAN BOOK PRIZE WINNER ANNOUNCED

Maria Hummel, House and Fire

Maria Hummel has been chosen as the 2013 APR/Honickman First Book Prize for her manuscript House and Fire. Her book was chosen by this year's guest judge, esteemed poet Fanny Howe, who will also write an introduction for it.

Maria is also the author of two novels: Motherland (Counterpoint, 2014) and Wilderness Run (St. Martin's, 2003). Her poetry and prose have appeared in Poetry, New England Review, Narrative, Creative Nonfiction, Pushcart Prizes XXXVI, and The Open Door: 100 Poems, 100 Years of Poetry Magazine.

A former Wallace Stegner Fellow, she teaches at Stanford University and lives in San Francisco with her husband and two sons.

Congratulations, Maria!

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