CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FINALISTS!
Harvard Review would like to congratulate the finalists of the inaugural Harvard Review Chapbook Prize: Novella Edition. The winning novella will be announced in the spring of 2023. The author will receive $500, publication of their work in a limited-edition chapbook series, and an invitation to read at the Houghton Library at Harvard University in the fall of 2023.
- Jason Brown, “Outermark”
- Niamh Mac Cabe, “Tracker on R****”
- Afton Montgomery, “Cate Adjacent”
- Nathan Curtis Roberts, “The Think Tank”
- Reid Sherline, “Rapture”
The judge for the 2023 prize is Lily King, award-winning author of five novels, including Writers & Lovers (2020) and Euphoria (2014), which won the Kirkus Award and the New England Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Award. Her most recent book, Five Tuesdays in Winter (2021), is a collection of short stories.
PREVIOUS CHAPBOOKS FROM HARVARD REVIEW
RENGA FOR OBAMA (2017)
by 200+ poets
In early 2017, Harvard Review poetry editor Major Jackson curated the “Renga for Obama” project, a celebration of the Obama presidency featuring over two hundred American poets writing in pairs. The project, which originally appeared at Harvard Review Online, was published two stanzas a day for the first hundred days of the Trump presidency and was highlighted in the Washington Post. It has since been released as a limited edition chapbook with an introduction by Major Jackson and is available for purchase in our online store.
The full text can be read online here.
FUCKING RIGHT (1999)
by A. R. Ammons
An irreverent and humorous collection of poems by A.R. Ammons, one of our foremost environmental poets.
THE PAGANA: CHRISTMAS 1877 (1999)
by Tatiana Averoff
A winter’s tale by Greek author Tatiana Averoff that interweaves superstition and tradition to paint an evocative picture of a young girl’s Christmas.