Black Lawrence Press
August 27, 2013

2013 Hudson Prize Finalists and Semi-Finalists!

We’re so pumped to share the names of the finalists and semi-finalists for the 2013 Hudson Prize! All of these manuscripts are stellar; it’s harder each year to choose, but we’ll announce the winner soon. Stay tuned, and happy end-of-summer!
-BLP staff
 
Finalists:

ALL THE GIRLS IN FRANCE: STORIES by Sheryl Monks
DEATH CLOUD AND OTHER SAD STORIES by Jon Flieger
DRIVE/MEMORY by David Armstrong
EVERYONE WANTS TO BE AMBASSADOR TO FRANCE by Bryan Hurt
EVERYTHING MERGES WITH THE NIGHT by Nathan Alling Long
LIGHT STREAMING FROM A HORSE’S ASS by Anne Elliott
MOVIEOLA by John Domini
SOFT TAILS by Natanya Pulley
WHEN WE’RE LYING by Linda Legters
ALL THE LITTLE RENAISSANCES OF THE DAY by Elizabeth Chapman
BELL A BODY RINGS by Brandi George
DRESS MADE OF MICE by Sarah Messer
FEVERS OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN by Sandy Longhorn
FIRE AND THREAD by Eleanor Paynter
HOUND’S MOUTH by Lisabeth Burton
MYSTERIES IN A WORLD THAT THINKS THERE ARE NONE by Gary McDowell
OUR COMMON HISTORY by Sam Stockwell
PATIENT. by Bettina Judd
THE WAY A WOUND BECOMES A SCAR by Emily Schulten
THE WAY GIRLS STAND IN PICTURES by Angie Hogan
THIS IS HOW THE BONE SINGS by Todd Kaneko
THIS WE KNOW by Lisa Dordal
YELL HOUND BLUES by Anne Barngrover

Semi-Finalists:

ADULT DAUGHTERS by Katy Resch
AMONG CROWS by James Mathews
BOTH WAYS by Benjamin Ludwig
NOHAWK IN THE MIDWEST: THE COMPLETE SCIENTIFIC EXPERIMENT by Patty Houston
NORTH TO LAKEVILLE by Jason Kapcala
SO MANY TRUE BELIEVERS by Tyrone Jaeger
SOME GIRLS by Alison Umminger
THE STRANGE WAYS PEOPLE ARE by Michael Martin
THE SURVIVOR’S GUIDE by Robert Detman
UP AND OUT AND THEN SMOKE by Terry Dubow
A STRUCTURE WE SETTLED ON AND COULD LOVE by Paul Hlava
AFTER FEVER by Danielle Duelen
BETWEEN YOU AND THE DOOR by John Bensko
BLUE WHALE by Sarah Rose Nordgren
FLICKER by Mary Moore
INTERVAL: POEMS BASED ON BACH’S GOLDBERG VARIATIONS AND THE PREDICAMENT OF EMBODIMENT
by Alice Fogel
MONKEY ISLAND by John Morrison
SMALL WRECKAGE by Anne Champion
THE TENDENCY OF BODIES TO REMAIN AT REST by Bob Watts